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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 1, 2007

Air quality's better, but not great - Lung group says the L.A. region is plagued by ozone and particulate pollution. Others say advances have been downplayed
Daily Breeze

Attend MTA hearing
Pasadena Star News

Downtown prepares for May Day gridlock - Despite predictions that turnout will be far less than last year, police and businesses prepare for a total shutdown for two rallies,1,2262673.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Fantasy maps re-imagine public transit: Amateur cartographers are creating ambitious conceptual designs of an L.A. dotted with an East Coast-style rail network,1,1647719,full.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gasoline costs driven to a record: California's average hits $3.359 for a gallon of regular. Many analysts blame the run-up on a string of refinery woes,1,148220.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Gov.'s action averts O.C. bus driver strike: His appointed fact-finding panel will investigate the contract dispute with OCTA,1,7119195.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metaphorical meltdown - L.A. traffic doesn't need a freeway collapse to be in crisis
Daily News

MTA agrees to cancel some bus routes
Daily News

MTA To Spend $84.6M On 100 Natural Gas Buses

Nation’s Leading Containerport Is “Steppin’ Back In Time” To Celebrate Centennial
Port of Los Angeles

Port traffic may grow by 9% this year, study finds - The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are expecting growth in traffic this year, good news for port-related business and employment
Daily Breeze

Red light camera operation begins
Whittier Daily News

Roads To Riches: Why investors are clamoring to take over America's highways, bridges, and airports—and why the public should be nervous
Business Week

SACRAMENTO - Tax revenues improve state's budget outlook
San Francisco Chronicle

They're not buying higher Metro fares Re "Is 86 cents a ride really too much?" Opinion, April 27,0,4291202.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Transport Privatization: Full Speed Ahead

Why METRO Needs to Change its Fares (by MTA)
Mayor Sam Blog