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Transportation Headlines for Saturday September 8, 2007

$134 million OK'd for area traffic jobs
Ventura County Star

Airport board adopts 'guiding principles' for Lindbergh Field
San Diego Union Tribune

Bridge-widening work to shut 91 Freeway - Drivers are urged to use the 10 or 60 freeways as alternates to get around the weekend construction at Green River Road in Corona,1,1831761.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Communing with the Commute: Big Blue Bus is on the money when it comes to reliability (.pdf file, see page 16)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Container volumes at ports near record
Press Telegram

For Flexcar, no way around new tax - Rental car fee applies to use of vehicles, state rules
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Light Rail Projects Get Funds: Money allows Exposition Rail Project to move forward (.pdf file, page 1 and 11)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Metro, other transit agencies sue state for missing cash
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Parking Reduction Idea Falls Flat
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Panel to consider a rail corridor study - Passenger or freight service would link Port Hueneme to Santa Clarita
Ventura County Star

Port plan is costly but healthier - In the next 20 years, nearly $6 billion could be saved in health-care costs, research suggests
Daily Breeze

Program Brings Poetry to Mass Transit Systems - Poetry in Motion® reaches 13 million daily in 14 American cities
U.S. Department of State

San Juan residents hope OCTA program will help silence train whistles - Quiet zones require improved safety measures at railroad crossings
Orange County Register

Suck It Up, L.A. - The Trouble With Defining Our City in Comparison to New York
L.A. Downtown News

Sustainable Model Homes Debut at Depot Walk - Orange County goes 'Green' with first LEED(R) Certified homes and first all-solar multi-family community (Metrolink)