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1/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Jan. 13, 2007

Business Leaders Praise Freight Movement Plan
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_013105923.html
CBS 2 TV

Extend Green Line link to LAX, officials advise
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5005653
Daily News

Grant applications OKd: Among the projects for which the city will seek money is a public-transit link between North Hollywood, Pasadena
http://tinyurl.com/ybh6hw
Burbank Leader

LAX terminal-fee hike flies with council: Airlines weigh suits, appeals to Transportation Department
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5005730
Daily News

Metro Investment Report Readers Share Predictions for Investment of Infrastructure Bond Funds in 2007
http://tinyurl.com/ygh7rg
Metro Investment Report

MTC critics allege inequality in public transit funding: Activists say white riders get more transportation moneyfrom the government
http://origin.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_5007755
Daily Review

Planning Report Readers on 2007: What Will Most Improve–or Scar–Metropolitan Los Angeles in the New Year?
http://tinyurl.com/yd64fd
The Planning Report

Politicians ask for Green Line to be extended: They want the "train to nowhere" to go the extra mile to the airport, cutting area traffic congestion
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5182636.html
Daily Breeze

Steps to help ease traffic congestion - Re "Going nowhere on the Westside," column, Jan. 7
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-saturday13.1jan13,0,5959488.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Suit over L.A. port funds can proceed
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-harbor13jan13,1,3367625.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Supervisor Kathy Long Balances Smart Growth & Open Space Preservation in Ventura County
http://tinyurl.com/yj8o8o
The Planning Report

Synchronization is coming
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_5001835
Redlands Daily Facts

They're talking the walk: Plans call for a greener, less car-centric Century City that would connect new housing with shops, offices and restaurants
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-centurycity13jan13,0,2771096.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Top California City and State Officials Speak About the Importance of Cleaning Up the Goods Movement Industry at Faster Freight - Cleaner Air 2007
http://tinyurl.com/yne6au
PR Newswire

1/12/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday Jan. 12, 2007

Action Plan Unveiled to Improve Goods Movement, Reduce Congestion and Improve Air Quality
http://tinyurl.com/yefk2x
Business Wire

Advocates vexed over missing transit money: Governor aims to apply extra gas tax funds toward bridges, school buses
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_4999586
Oakland Tribune

Commission nixes Highgrove station: Panelists decide the costs of a new Metrolink stop would outweigh the benefits
http://tinyurl.com/y3eq53
Press Enterprise

County adds to roadway wish list: Sanbag will seek $500 million total
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4990324
San Bernardino Sun

Metrolink Riders May Experience Delays Due To Improvements
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4928588
ABC 7 TV

Public Transit Advocates Urge the Legislature to Prevent Cuts to Public Transit Funding
http://calpirg.org/CA.asp?id2=29703
CalPIRG

RapidBus.net in Beta
http://www.laist.com/archives/2007/01/11/rapidbusnet_in_beta.php
LAist

1/11/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Jan. 11, 2006

Bay Area Region seeks $2 billion from state for highways: Interstate upgrades, more carpool lanes among big projects
http://tinyurl.com/yahldm
San Francisco Chronicle

Budget squeezed: Deficit elimination claimed with new spending plan
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4989762
Daily News

Crude reality: Fuel prices still up as oil falls - Experts are at a loss to explain rising gasoline costs in California
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil11jan11,1,7836625.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Gov.'s budget plan: no deficit, more debt
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget11jan11,1,1401538.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times
Link to the State Budget: http://www.ebudget.ca.gov/pdf/BudgetSummary/FullBudgetSummary.pdf (pdf file)

L.B., L.A. ports get $14.7M in security funding: Cities hope to enhance water-based security
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4982468
Press Telegram

Metrolink Delays Due To Track Maintenance Projects
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_010162331.html
CBS 2 TV

Railroad Museum seeks $1M in transportation funding
http://www.nevadaappeal.com/article/20070110/NEWS/101100061
Nevada Appeal

Republicans take skeptical view of state budget
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-analysis11jan11,1,3780480.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Seeds of regionalization: Palmdale airport's day is on the horizon
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4980656
Daily News

THE STATE BUDGET: GOVERNOR’S PROPOSAL - TRANSPORTATION
http://tinyurl.com/yhxxfj
San Francisco Chronicle

State... of the State of the State
http://tinyurl.com/y2xj5p
KQED Capitol Notes

Terminal Island Road To Be Closed For Construction
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_010184918.html
CBS 2 TV

Union Pacific Improves More Than 36 Miles of Track on Los Angeles Basin Lines: Railroad Invests $59 Million on 80 Miles of Track in Two Years
http://tinyurl.com/y2ghoo
Business Wire

Watching a hole in the ground fill with money (Tutor Saliba)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lopez10jan10,0,7886156.column?coll=la-home-local
Los Angeles Times

1/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Jan. 10, 2007

Can California afford Schwarzenegger’s record borrowing plan?
http://tinyurl.com/y6th9m
Press Enterprise

Cities rediscover allure of streetcars
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-01-08-streetcars_x.htm
USA Today

Delta, United propose flights to Salt Lake, San Francisco (Palmdale Airport)
http://www.avpress.com/n/09/0109_s6.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Green Highways Website Launched
http://www.gnet.org/news/newsdetail.cfm?NewsID=34426&image1=2
GNET

Groundbreaking New Analysis: Public Transportation Saves $6,200 Per Household, 1.4 Billion Gallons of Gasoline
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/070109_energy_report.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Items lost by L.A. commuters are found by MTA staffers: The stuff, ranging from the weird to mundane, is held for 30 days at renovated Wilshire and La Brea site
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5140232.html
Daily Breeze

L.A. dreaming of fields in sky above freeway
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4981678
Daily News

L.B., L.A. ports get $14.7M in security funding: Cities hope to enhance water-based security
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4982468
Press Telegram

Local ports will receive 25 percent funding hike
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4981677
Daily News

New I.D. cards should enhance port security: Port security was put to the forefront by the Dubai port takeover fiasco last year. That has led to some positive developments for protecting our busy ports of entry from terrorism
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/5126911.html
Daily Breeze

The oddest things turn up at MTA's lost and found
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4981674
Daily News

Schwarzenegger stresses environment, infrastructure
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4981996
Daily News

Truck driver task force passed, 7-0: Long Beach Council backs measure to examine working conditions
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4982469
Press Telegram

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Jan. 9, 2007

2 deny hacking into L.A.'s traffic light system
Two accused of hacking into L.A.'s traffic light system plead not guilty. They allegedly chose intersections they knew would cause major jams
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trafficlights9jan09,1,4490075.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Bicyclists make inroads in L.A.: Re "She's L.A.'s pedal pusher," Jan. 2
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-letters8.2jan08,0,4618886.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Cities balk at adding 28,000 housing units in county
http://tinyurl.com/ycc2g9
Ventura County Star

Collision-avoidance system for trains is OKd: A freight line will install it in 17 states, but not yet in California. It could have prevented a fatal 2002 crash in Placentia
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trains9jan09,1,1717760.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Does TransLink exist? No, not this year (Bay Area Smart Card, Universal Fare)
http://origin.insidebayarea.com/timesstar/ci_4970398
Alameda Times Star

L.A. Ports Eye Maglev Trains to Cut Pollution
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6740173
National Public Radio

Modern art's train reaches the station
The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego expands into the Santa Fe Depot
http://www.calendarlive.com/galleriesandmuseums/cl-ca-mcasd7jan07,0,3524242.story
Los Angeles Times

Next Schwarzenegger target: fuel emissions
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-global9jan09,1,7995352.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

O.C. transit focus may change direction: OCTA's new chairwoman wants greater scrutiny of rail projects.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa9jan09,1,7643485.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Panel acts to control LAX terminals: The city Airport Commission votes to use up to $154 million to end airline leases at two facilities and open up slots for other carriers
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax9jan09,1,189670.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

State's gas prices rise
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas9jan09,1,672510.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

State hit for traffic safety-law lag: Complacency blamed for rise in deaths
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4975470
Daily News

1/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday Jan. 8, 2007

Highway to help (High Desert Corridor)
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4968207
Daily News

Hybrid autos save money in long run, study finds
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hybrid8jan08,1,3136501.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

LAX plan could increase number of flights: The city's airport agency is considering acquiring terminals from carriers in an effort to increase the number of flights from low-cost airlines
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax8jan08,1,7730909.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Q&A / Local Government: Faulty parking meters tick off many readers
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtqa8jan08,1,2461844.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

1/07/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Jan. 7, 2007

Airport shuttle ready to lift off at new address
http://www.avpress.com/n/07/0107_s11.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Coroner IDs man hit by Blue Line
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4969033
Press Telegram

Florez pushes biofuels for state: Democrat wants more clean-burning diesel in marketplace, trucks
http://www.fresnobee.com/263/story/22667.html
Fresno Bee

Going nowhere on the Westside
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lopez7jan07,1,2450108.column?coll=la-util-news-local
Los Angeles Times

Governor drops freeway fees to accelerate fiber-optic lines
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/104109.html
Sacramento Bee

LAX needs better transit connection
http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-letters7.1jan07,1,3939003.story?coll=la-travel-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Return trip for electric vehicles: Carmakers are set to unveil plans this week. A GM model owes much to the pioneering EV1
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-electric7jan07,1,7054944.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Stuck on the tracks: Officials dream up $150 million solution to longtime nightmare at Colton Crossing
http://tinyurl.com/y2eyw2
Press Enterprise

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Jan. 6, 2007

2007 to be banner year for transit
http://tinyurl.com/ybwpkr
North County Times/Californian

Adopt-a-Stop program aids community beautification
http://www.houstonist.com/archives/2007/01/04/adoptastop_prog.php
Houstonist

All aboard the Caldwell Express: City hopes all rails lead here (freight movement)
http://tinyurl.com/ygb59a
Victorville Daily Press

Committee Will Evaluate Airline Proposals in Coming Weeks (Palmdale)
http://tinyurl.com/yfadve
KNX 1070

MTA Train Strikes Pedestrian In Long Beach
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10683073/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Statistics show LAX maintains No. 4 spot
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/5096856.html
Daily Breeze

Wall may finally muffle roar of 101 traffic: Construction of long-delayed project might begin this year pending approval by state
http://tinyurl.com/yap6km
Ventura County Star