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5/01/2007

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
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/7269071.html
Daily Breeze

Attend MTA hearing
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_5780973
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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-march1may01,1,2262673.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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-maps1may01,1,1647719,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
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas1may01,1,148220.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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa1may01,1,7119195.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metaphorical meltdown - L.A. traffic doesn't need a freeway collapse to be in crisis
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_5788488
Daily News

MTA agrees to cancel some bus routes
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5789437
Daily News

MTA To Spend $84.6M On 100 Natural Gas Buses
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_120155236.html
CBS 2 TV

Nation’s Leading Containerport Is “Steppin’ Back In Time” To Celebrate Centennial
http://www.portoflosangeles.org/News/news_043007ht.htm
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
http://www.dailybreeze.com/business/articles/7268966.html
Daily Breeze

Red light camera operation begins
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5788054
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
http://snipurl.com/1ivxt
Business Week

SACRAMENTO - Tax revenues improve state's budget outlook
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/05/01/BAGGQPIGD61.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

They're not buying higher Metro fares Re "Is 86 cents a ride really too much?" Opinion, April 27
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-tuesday1.2may01,0,4291202.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Transport Privatization: Full Speed Ahead
http://www.planetizen.com/node/24186
Planetizen

Why METRO Needs to Change its Fares (by MTA)
http://mayorsam.blogspot.com/2007/04/why-metro-needs-to-change-its-fares-mta.html
Mayor Sam Blog