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9/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday September 8, 2007

$134 million OK'd for area traffic jobs
http://tinyurl.com/2wp5a4
Ventura County Star

Airport board adopts 'guiding principles' for Lindbergh Field
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20070907-9999-7m7airport.html
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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-greenriver8sep08,1,1831761.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)
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/090807.pdf
Santa Monica Daily Press

Container volumes at ports near record
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_6822696
Press Telegram

For Flexcar, no way around new tax - Rental car fee applies to use of vehicles, state rules
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/transportation/330673_flexcartax07.html
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Light Rail Projects Get Funds: Money allows Exposition Rail Project to move forward
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/090707.pdf (.pdf file, page 1 and 11)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Metro, other transit agencies sue state for missing cash
http://tinyurl.com/3c89we
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Parking Reduction Idea Falls Flat
http://tinyurl.com/2k8kfd
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Panel to consider a rail corridor study - Passenger or freight service would link Port Hueneme to Santa Clarita
http://tinyurl.com/35c8zw
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
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9660277.html
Daily Breeze

Program Brings Poetry to Mass Transit Systems - Poetry in Motion® reaches 13 million daily in 14 American cities
http://tinyurl.com/2j6yvj
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
http://www.ocregister.com/news/san-juan-quiet-1841143-capistrano-horns
Orange County Register

Suck It Up, L.A. - The Trouble With Defining Our City in Comparison to New York
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/09/10/news/opinion/edit02.txt
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)
http://tinyurl.com/2shexh
PRNewswire