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2/16/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday Feb. 16, 2007

Bond money rolls in for L.A. roads
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-ex-roads16feb17,0,279374.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Bus attacker sought (Foothill Transit)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5236715
Whittier Daily News

Council Honors Patti Post as Local Activist
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2638
Palisades Post

EPA Might Pose Roadblock To 60 Freeway HOV Lane Plan: Plan Must Pass Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/11015380/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

L.A. Marathon, MTA Racing to Ready Transportation for Race
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5037649
ABC 7 TV

Los Angeles airports: Villaraigosa says new air service at other city airports will ease overcrowding at Los Angeles International
http://snipurl.com/1ahce
The Argonaut

MTA, L.A. Marathon To Split Tab For Runners' Transportation
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/11026246/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Omnitrans proposes changes that affect Yucaipa
http://www.newsmirror.net/articles/2007/02/15/news/04news.txt
Yucaipa News Mirror

Plans For Port Terminal Get First Public Meeting
http://www.gazettes.com/portterminal02122007html.html
Long Beach Gazette

SANBAG Board OK’s new strategy
http://www.highlandnews.net/articles/2007/02/15/news/06sanbag.txt
Highland Community News

SEPTA Looking at Fare Hikes
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=local&id=5036688
ABC News

SEPTA to Propose Fare Increase, Possible Service Cuts in 2008 Operating Budget
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/070215/phth027a.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Southbound on-ramp from Braddock Drive to San Diego Freeway closed for four weeks
http://snipurl.com/1ahc0
The Argonaut

Transit deal reached for L.A. Marathon
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-marathon16feb16,1,7258477.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Transportation Commission endorses opening HOV lane on SR60 during 'off-peak'
http://snipurl.com/1ae4i
San Diego Union Tribune

Venice Boulevard median landscape beautification to be completed soon
http://snipurl.com/1ahc6
The Argonaut

2/15/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Feb. 15, 2007

City, MTA Agree on the East/West Bikeway Corridor
http://snipurl.com/1a8gk
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Dust-up over L.A. Marathon is fast, furious
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-marathon15feb15,1,6799723.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Officials Disagree On Who Pays For Free Ride For Marathoners
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/11021736/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Planning for Disaster: An obscure group gets millions to make L.A. work, but “SCAG” is a flop
http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/planning-for-disaster/15676/
L.A. Weekly

San Diego Airport officials propose freeway, rail connections
http://snipurl.com/1a8gr
North County Times/Californian

Take traffic into account
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_5228277
Whittier Daily News

Toll roads: Come to a full stop Re "State's future may be paved with fees," Feb. 13
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-thursday15.2feb15,0,4447559.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Which Technique Can Beat LA Traffic?: It's Experience Vs. Technology In NBC4's Test Race
http://www.nbc4.tv/investigations/11010753/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

2/14/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Feb. 14, 2007

Agency hopes less means more in transportation: SANBAG plans to concentrate on fewer projects to get more federal money
http://snipurl.com/1a43z
Victorville Daily Press

Alternative Fuels Conference: One-stop Shopping That's Fuel, Vehicle, and Technology Neutral
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2007/02/12/036885.html
Auto Channel

California gas prices heading up
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/123080.html
Sacramento Bee

Changing car-pool lanes: OCTA is expanding access, considering allowing solo drivers at non-peak hours.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/abox/article_1577996.php
Orange County Register

City (Burbank) studies ways to improve traffic flow: Within the next few months the city will implement a system that monitors traffic volume and speed to time traffic signals
http://snipurl.com/1a544
Burbank Leader

End of the line for railroad's 'Dinger dynasty': Tom Dinger, a third-generation train engineer, makes one last Los Angeles-to-San Diego round trip. Dingers have been working on the railroads for nearly 90 years
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train14feb14,0,1791292.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Future Financing Options to Meet Highway and Transit Needs
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_w102.pdf (pdf)
Transportation Research Board

L.A. mayor wants citywide wireless access: Antonio Villaraigosa proposes a Wi-Fi plan that would provide free or low-cost Internet services over 498 square miles in 2009
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-fi-wifi14feb14,1,2276411.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

NJ Transit Chief Explains Fare Hike
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/02/13/ap3423908.html
Forbes

N.J. Transit Proposes Average Fare Increase of 9.6%
http://snipurl.com/1a443
Bloomberg

Tool for Rush-Hour User Charge Evaluation
http://snipurl.com/1a44a
Federal Highway Administration

Value of toll roads: Let some drivers pay more, starting with trucks on the 710
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_5221287
Press Telegram

2/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Feb. 13, 2007

Alternative Fuels Study: A Report to Congress on Policy Options for Increasing the Use of Alternative Fuels in Transit Vehicles
http://snipurl.com/1a0tu (pdf file)
Federal Transit Administration

Bus Rider Arrested With Knife, Toy Gun (Long Beach Transit)
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5025185
ABC 7 TV

Calif.’s future may be paved with fees: Voter-approved bonds won’t bankroll all new roads. Up ahead: public and private tollways
http://www.latimes.com/la-me-roads13feb13,0,5991984.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Castaic District One of Few to Get Natural Gas Bus
http://snipurl.com/1a0r0
Santa Clarita Signal

Daniel Weintraub: State set to divide first dollars from Proposition 1B
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/122408.html
Sacramento Bee

Devices signal traffic safety
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_5216350
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Letters to the Editor: A Better Solution (mass transit plans)
http://snipurl.com/1a0ro
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Letters to the Editor: Extending the Subway
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_5214445
Daily News

Mayor Breaks Ground On Hollywood And Vine Makeover
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_043173059.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA Bus Hits Pedestrian, 14, In Glendale
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_043204821.html
CBS 2 TV

Much-touted TransLink card finally hits the transit scene
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_5210829
Oakland Tribune

NY MTA: Cell phone service to move forward
http://snipurl.com/1a0qd
AM New York

OC says it can do little to cut LAX traffic: An alliance is studying options, but a key Orange County official says restrictions keep John Wayne Airport from absorbing more flights
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5749306.html
Daily Breeze

Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool
Announcement:
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7298
Full Report:
http://www.tfhrc.gov/safety/pedbike/pubs/06089/06089.pdf

Pier S project still green in more ways than one: Public gets first look at environmentally friendly shipping terminal, but process has long way to go
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_5215980
Press Telegram

Senate to vote on subway expansion: If bill passes, city can seek federal funds to extend rail line along Wilshire Boulevard to the ocean
http://snipurl.com/1a0s8
Daily Bruin

Streets to close for Oscars: Academy Awards ceremony might cause delays
http://snipurl.com/1a1w9
Variety

Transforming Los Angeles into a Sustainable City
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/006049.html
World Changing

University of California Awarded Coveted Alternative Fuel: International petroleum giant allocates biofuel energy research grant to UC contingent
http://snipurl.com/1a0rv
The Guardian

2/12/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday Feb. 12, 2007

Big comeback for an old star Hollywood and Vine to gain glitz with residences, shops
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5209409
Daily News

Bridge Plan Divides Community: Some Protest $22 Million Effort Near New State Park
http://snipurl.com/19ylw
L.A. Downtown News

Journey at See Level: Walking in Downtown Yields Numerous Rewards
http://snipurl.com/19ymb
L.A. Downtown News

Keep Transit on Track!
http://calpirg.org/CA.asp?id2=30550&id3=CA
CALPIRG

MTA Scores Federal Funds
http://snipurl.com/19ym1
L.A. Downtown News

Sequel planned at iconic corner: Work begins today on a huge multiuse complex that may revitalize Hollywood and Vine
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hollywood12feb12,1,4981984.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

2/11/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Feb. 11, 2007

Bullet trains won't get us anywhere: California should abandon its expensive pipe dream of high-speed rail transport
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-op-moore11feb11,1,4334881.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

'Dial-a-ride' service in Yucaipa faces cutbacks - OMNILINK: A meeting is set for Monday to discuss changes including an end to weekend service
http://snipurl.com/19wxw
Press Enterprise

No high speed in proposed rail system
http://snipurl.com/19wy1
Press Enteprise

RailPAC Annual Meeting
http://snipurl.com/19wy4
Rail Passenger Association of California & Nevada

Roadwork, more on city's (Palmdale) federal funding wish list
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5203223?source=rss
Daily News

'Subway to sea' offers little bang for the buck: In the abstract, a train beneath Wilshire Boulevard between downtown Los Angeles and the Westside sounds great. But in reality, it would take decades to complete, while costing untold billions of dollars
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/5742961.html
Daily Breeze

They aim to clear the tracks: Officials set sights on relieving train clog
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5205150
San Bernardino Sun

Trained to alert those on tracks: Blasting horn just part of Coaster engineer's job
http://snipurl.com/19wy7
San Diego Union Tribune

What’s the Toll? It Depends on the Time of Day (Congestion Pricing, 91 Expressway)
http://snipurl.com/19wy8
New York Times