Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

2/10/2007

Transportation Headlines fot Saturday Feb. 10, 2007

AC Transit board buys the wrong type of bus
http://snipurl.com/19udy
Contra Costa Times

AC Transit Increases Use of Controversial Buses
http://snipurl.com/17iaz
Berkeley Daily Planet

Affected Routes Serve More Than 50 Major Destination Points: Riders on several Los Angeles bus-lines will be getting a big break on fares, later this month
http://tinyurl.com/2pqnn5
KNX 1070 AM

Bus Fares Get Dropped To Pick Up New Riders
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_041022900.html
CBS 2 TV

Editorial: No hybrids need apply - They're called carpool lanes for a reason
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/120706.html
Sacramento Bee

Las Vegas Monorail system in dire straits
http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Business/20070210-120126-3610r/
United Press International

On Saturdays Kids Ride Free on the COASTER in February, March and April
http://www.thevillagenews.com/story.asp?story_ID=20518
Fallbrook Village News

REMINISCING: 100 Years Ago, Electric Tracks Spanned County and Beyond
http://www.metnews.com/articles/2007/reminiscing020807.htm
Metropolitan News Enterprise

Sprinter rail bike trail to stop just inside Oceanside city limits from Escondido
http://tinyurl.com/3bu45j
North County Times / Californian

2/09/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday Feb. 9, 2007

Commuter routes derailed (railroad track construction)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5190058
Whittier Daily News

Downtown bus route running out of gas (Omnitrans)
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_5186486
Redlands Daily Facts

For the Oscars, they want the buckling to stop here: Workers race to fix a cracked section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Kodak Theatre, where the ceremony will be held Feb. 25
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-stars9feb09,1,3826359.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gas prices are going up again: At California pumps, cost is 40 cents more than nationwide
http://tinyurl.com/3xwqzp
San Francisco Chronicle

Los Angeles and Ventura Counties: Economic and quality of life meltdown ahead if housing crisis not resolved, study says
http://tinyurl.com/2kn79b
Argonaut

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Mercury Spill on LA Subway Platform
http://tinyurl.com/yvljfh
KNX 1070 AM

Metrolink Train Collides With Stalled Car
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5018039
ABC 7 TV

Officials File Criminal Charges In Subway Mercury Spill Case
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10965572/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

Reno-Tahoe coalition builds support for 2018 Olympic bid
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5190207
Daily News

Santa Monica: Big Blue Bus starts new Santa Monica College service and increases frequency on several existing routes
http://tinyurl.com/2tts88
Argonaut

Sierra Madre Council Agrees to Fight Housing Mandates (SCAG)
http://tinyurl.com/289qsv
Burbank Weekly

Subway to Nowhere II: Wilshire Boulevard plan offers too little bang for the buck
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_5189186
Daily News

2/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Feb. 8, 2007

City, MTA Agree on the East/West Bikeway Corridor
http://snipurl.com/19qrt
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Free Flow: Bush seeks to cut spending for passenger trains and airports (Amtrak)
http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/02/07/business/transcol08.php
International Herald Tribune

Future of Carpool Lanes In L.A.
http://www.lavoice.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2605
L.A. Voice

House Lifts L.A. Subway Tunneling Ban
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5011942
ABC 7 TV

House votes to repeal law blocking subway construction on L.A.'s Westside: Rep. Henry Waxman persuades lawmakers that a ban on federal funding for tunneling, which he pushed in 1985, should now be lifted. The move eliminates an obstacle to extending the Red Line
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-subway8feb08,1,4863484.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

LA Traffic Committee Has Formation Meeting This Saturday!
http://lacowboy.blogspot.com/2007/02/la-traffic-committee-has-formation.html
L.A. Cowboy

Proposed bus reductions on MTA routes draw protests
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5181224
Daily News

Sprawl and Obesity: A Review Of Research and Arguments
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22780
Planetizen

Tagger Accused Of $70,000 In Damage Receives Prison Time
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10956228/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Transit agency touts new fare, route plan: Fare increases and route changes are part of a plan to boost Omnitrans' revenues
http://snipurl.com/19pms
Press Enterprise

TSA chief defends rail, mass transit security measures
http://www.govexec.com/dailyfed/0207/020607cdpm2.htm
Government Executive

Vietnam Plans to Build $33B High Speed Railway
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/02/07/ap3402580.html
Forbes

Whittier Boulevard will be closed today: Work on railroad bridge scheduled
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5181405
Whittier Daily News

2/07/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Feb. 7, 2007

3 Injured When MTA Bus, Taxi Collide In Van Nuys
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_037110726.html
CBS 2 TV

Color subway commuters confused: The Red Line is the Red Line to N. Hollywood but it's now the Purple Line to Western Avenue
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-purple7feb07,1,4994551.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

'Friendly skies' over Palmdale starting June 7
http://www.avpress.com/n/06/0206_s2.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Garcetti Upbeat on the State of Hollywood: Parking is ‘highest priority’ says council president
http://snipurl.com/19jvc
L.A. Independent

Highway Task Force Encourages Residents to Apply
http://snipurl.com/19l1b
Santa Clarita Signal

L.A. Goes Public: After decades of neglect, L.A.'s public transit gets a redesign--and a lot of new fans
http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/112/features-lagoespublic.html
Fast Company

PierPASS Survey Shows Port Truck Drivers Stay Positive on OffPeak: New Poll at Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach Shows Trips Numbers and Earnings on the Rise; Points to Available Capacity
http://snipurl.com/19js4
Business Wire

President's budget cuts to impact state: Health care services take big hit
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5165817
Whittier Daily News

Senators Boxer, Feinstein Introduce Legislation to Permit Subway Tunneling in Parts of Los Angeles: Bill would allow for more mass transit in congested region
http://snipurl.com/19l16
All American Patriots

Special Report: 'The Road Wars' (bicycling)
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/10952985/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Vote is next stop for 'subway to the sea': House expected to approve Metro Red Line extension
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5173115
Daily News

2/06/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Feb. 6, 2007

511 traffic phone lines may raise crash risk
http://snipurl.com/197jk
USA Today

ACS takes Mexico City's transit system contactless
http://snipurl.com/197iz
Contactless News

Ad campaign for Palmdale, Ontario airports is lifting off
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5574426.html
Daily Breeze

Analysts are split on TWIC: Some claim flaws in credential security, while TSA and others back the program
http://www.gcn.com/print/26_03/43044-1.html
Government Computer News

Bike safety bill missing gears
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_5158032
Whittier Daily News

Budget for Transportation Department Shortchanges Consumers: Statement of Joan Claybrook, President of Public Citizen
http://www.citizen.org/pressroom/release.cfm?ID=2375
Public Citizen

Clean-air school bus equipment will be bought with AQMD grant money
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5164206
Whittier Daily News

Construction spurs freeway closures: Traffic on I-5 to be rerouted all week.
http://snipurl.com/197jv
Orange County Register

County Study: Report outlines transit habits (Amtrak)
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/mld/sanluisobispo/news/16625093.htm
San Luis Obispo Tribune

Electric vehicles generate buzz: High-performance models planned include an SUV and sports cars. Enthusiasts are excited and skeptical
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-electric6feb06,0,7110145.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Mayor Announces Plan to Expand Service at L.A. Airports
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5004882
ABC 7 TV

O.C. carpool rule change more likely: Caltrans will allow its local director to decide whether to let solo drivers use the lanes outside rush hour
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa6feb06,1,3645771.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Remarks For The Honorable Mary Peters Secretary Of Transportation - Department Of Transportation Budget For Fiscal Year 2008 (Webcast)
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/peters020507.htm
U.S. DOT

Statement Regarding President Bush's Proposed FY 2008 DOT Budget by William W. Millar
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/070205_dot_budget.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Steve Harvey: Only in L.A. - Southland's parking frustrations are measured in meters
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-only6feb06,1,949620.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

United to fly from Palmdale
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_5165864
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

You Don't Need a Car in LA: PublicRoutes.com Launches Directions Resource for Los Angeles Public Transportation System - Company Expands Successful Online Directions Resource to West Coast with Enhanced Features for Finding Detailed Directions, Maps
http://www.sys-con.com/read/332253.htm
Sys Con Media
Public Routes Website: http://www.publicroutes.com

2/05/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday Feb. 5, 2007

Apartments above the metro line
http://snipurl.com/19ea8
Here in Van Nuys

Bike safety bill missing gears
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_5158032
Whittier Daily News

Frank Gruber – What I say: Promenade to LACMTA in 14 Minutes?
http://tinyurl.com/3bts54
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

It could be the end of the lines: MTA proposes cutting 3 dozen bus routes
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5159045
Daily News

It Takes a Transit Village: MTA Chief Trash Talks Sprawl at Downtown Event
http://snipurl.com/19d1v
L.A. Downtown News

Man struck, killed by Metro train
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-blue5feb05,1,2335050.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mobile lab to scope out air hazards: A specially equipped car will measure pollution levels in several South Bay communities to help fill gaping holes in environmental data
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carlab5feb05,1,1932708.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Stickerless drivers stuck: To prevent clogged lanes, the state is not issuing any more permits allowing hybrid car owners to drive solo in carpool lanes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool5feb05,1,7941398.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

2/04/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Feb. 4, 2007

Antonovitch Praises Progress At Palmdale Airport
http://snipurl.com/19d1g
KHTS 1220AM

Desire grows for streetcars: Urged by mayors and advocacy groups, US cities and towns are examining the possibility of returning the forgotten vehicles to their streets
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0205/p13s01-lign.html
Christian Science Monitor

Getting To The Airport: Pre-pre-boarding made breezier
http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-gettingtoairport4feb04,1,7390942.story?coll=la-travel-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Highway tunnel tests planned for Santa Ana Mountains: The MWD will begin boring test holes for a proposed tunnel linking O.C. and the Inland Empire. Feasibility of a water conduit will also be explored
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tunnel16jan16,1,3441574.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Husing discusses transportation (goods movement)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/business/ci_5149384
Daily Bulletin

New phase for I-215: Widening of freeway kicks off
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5149746
San Bernardino Sun

NoHo as Center of the Valley
http://snipurl.com/19d1e
LAist

Officials want to clear way for a new Hwy. 395
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5154796
San Bernardino Sun

Omnitrans: Notice of Public Meetings - Proposed Schedule and Fare Changes
http://www.omnitrans.org/
Omnitrans

Schwarzenegger's golden opportunity: The governor has the bond money and political leverage to reshape the state's growth toward a more sustainable future
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-op-fulton4feb04,1,4840839.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times