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Transportation Headlines for Sunday July 15, 2007

Address growth in state now
Whittier Daily News

Amtrak president: High-speed rail would cost billions
USA Today

Contract settlement ends O.C. bus strike - Orange County's transit agency reaches a tentative agreement with drivers to end a weeklong walkout. If the contract is ratified as expected Monday, service could be restored within days,1,6029379.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Dark side of the moon for Amtrak - Passing trains become butt of a joke at annual ritual
Orange County Register

Downtown Should Bring Back the Streetcar - Portland Success Shows That System Could Spur Development And Reduce Traffic
L.A. Downtown News

Freeway foes want to pass torch - Younger SoPas residents urged to join fight
Whittier Daily News

Historic Route 6 area hopes for tourists
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

No Coins, No Problem with New FlexPay Meter Pilot Project
Canyon News

Rail crossing - New trains aren't Priuses, but they are cleaner than trucks
Press Telegram

Solis' funding bills get key OKs
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Strike by port clerical workers averted - The union had threatened to walk out at midnight Saturday, but it agreed to remain at the bargaining table. Talks will resume Sunday,1,951945.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Tentative bus pact reached - OCTA buses could roll as early as Monday afternoon
Orange County Register

Transportation officials say Metrolink too costly for southwestern Riverside County
Press Enterprise

Wilshire Subway Watch: Got $5 billion laying around?