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9/01/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday September 1, 2007

2 Injured When Mercedes Strikes Orange Line Bus
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_243161644.html
CBS 2 News

Budget Cuts Only Deepen Our Resolve for a World-class Transportation System in California
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2007/08/budget_cuts_onl.html
California Progress Report

County's 11th Metrolink station to debut Tuesday - First train ride leaves Buena Park depot at 4:55 a.m
http://www.ocregister.com/news/character-ccix-station-1836897-park-buena
Orange County Register

Dear Metrolink...Can I Have My Money Back?
http://laist.com/2007/08/31/dear_metrolink.php
LAist

Gas Taxes and Increasing the Investment in the Nation's Transportation System
http://live.asce.org/blog/1/asce/transportation/?permalink=Gas-Taxes-and-Increasing-the-Investment-in-the-Nations-Transportation-System.html
American Society of Civil Engineers

Metrolink planners hope better service will lure more riders
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train1sep01,1,7566508.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=3&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Most New Yorkers Oppose Congestion Pricing: Poll
http://tinyurl.com/2t7oks
Village Voice

Night closures on I-5 in Buena Park suspended - Construction near O.C.-L.A. border to resume Tuesday night
http://www.ocregister.com/news/freeway-closures-southern-1836564
Orange County Register

OCTA celebrates 35 years of bus service
http://www.ocregister.com/news/buses-bus-ride-1836798-baker-year
Orange County Register

Omnitrans drivers reject contract - Strike possible within weeks if negotiations halt
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_6774735
San Bernardino Sun

US Sec transport Mary Peters hammers gas tax, urges tolls – important piece in Wash Post
http://www.tollroadsnews.com/node/3112
Toll Road News

A win for buses in L.A. - Los Angeles City Council OKs a peak-hour bus-only lane
http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2007/8/31/132313/329
Grist