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2/24/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Feb. 24, 2007

America's Most Dangerous Airports
http://snipurl.com/1b9m2
Forbes

Coalition of lawmakers formed to push extension of Green Line to LAX
http://snipurl.com/1b9m8
The Argonaut

Editorial: A road to nowhere
http://snipurl.com/1b9lu
San Francisco Chronicle

Editorial: Six miles of traffic relief: Project should be fully funded
http://snipurl.com/1b9l7
Ventura County Star

Funds demanded for 10/605 interchange
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_5295795
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Growers say proposed rail route to Mexico a threat
http://snipurl.com/1b9ll
North County Times/Californian

Inland counties want a state transportation board to reward their Election Day loyalty to Prop. 1B
http://snipurl.com/1b9l8
Press Enterprise

LA Council member Moves to Create Westside “Rail Network”
http://snipurl.com/1b9ln
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Mayor Villaraigosa to Break Ground on LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal Renovation; $575.6-Million Project Is Largest in City History
http://www.sys-con.com/read/341284.htm
SysCon Media

Mexican trucks coming: Safety, smog concerns in trade test program
http://origin.dailynews.com/news/ci_5294740
Daily News

MTA's drivers breaking rules
http://origin.dailynews.com/news/ci_5294742
Daily News

Parking at a Premium at Metrolink Stations
http://snipurl.com/1b9lg
Santa Clarita Signal

SANDAG passes on airport question
http://snipurl.com/1b9l3
North County Times/Californian

Senator: Expect more transportation bond money to flow
http://snipurl.com/1b9le
North County Times/Californian

Transit Authority To Study “Missing Link” Bus Proposal
http://snipurl.com/1b9ls
Sierra Madre Weekly

2/23/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday Feb. 23, 2007

511 arrives in San Diego County
http://snipurl.com/1b162
North County Times/Californian

City Appeals Housing Numbers
http://snipurl.com/1b15v
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Coordinating Transit for Downtown Culture
http://blogdowntown.com/blog/2529
BlogDowntown

Cramped and old, LAX is losing international flights to newer airports: Cramped facilities push Pacific Rim carriers to newer airports
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax23feb23,0,3237581.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Dialing 511 Could Save You Lots Of Drive Time
http://www.kfmb.com/stories/story.81482.html
KFMB 8 TV San Diego

Don't cheat us on highway funds: Call the California Transportation Commission and ask the panel to approve all of L.A. County's submissions for badly need road projects.
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/6008931.html
Daily Breeze

Inland officials want second chance at road funds
http://snipurl.com/1b153
Press Enterprise

KNBC, KVEA, KWHY To Stream Programming For Metro Riders Via TransiTV
http://www.nbc4.tv/station/11073603/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

L.A. lobbies to widen 405 Freeway
http://snipurl.com/1b3gu
UCLA Daily Bruin

Listen to the boss: CTC should heed Arnold on 405 relief
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_5285877
Daily News

EDITORIAL: Los Angeles Caught Napping on Transportation Funding
http://snipurl.com/1b3d5
Eastside Sun

MTA moves toward riding a Wi-Fi wave: Feasibility study ordered
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5286234
Daily News

NY Subway cell phone service hung up
http://snipurl.com/1b16o
Newsday

Officials count on horrible traffic to make case for freeway funding: They'll gather today at the I-10 and I-605 interchange in an effort to sway state spending priorities
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-interchange23feb23,1,3564406.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Ortega Highway commuters wonder if pain will outweigh gain: Drivers are in for delays whether they stick it out during the 3-year widening that will close lanes or take alternate routes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ortega23feb23,1,2445514.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Railroad underpass project on hold again
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_5284621
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Roads More Traveled
http://snipurl.com/1b15t
Santa Barbara Independent

Schwarzenegger's Raid of $1.1 Billion from Public Transit
http://snipurl.com/1b3mm
California Progress Report

Transit Authority To Study “Missing Link” Bus Proposal
http://snipurl.com/1b15n
Arcadia Weekly

ULI And WRCOG To Host "Developing Around Transit in Western Riverside County"
http://www.planetizen.com/announce/item.php?id=1352
Planetizen

WiFi Feasibility Study for MTA Proposed
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5060167
ABC 7 TV

Wireless Internet Provides Competitive Edge to Rail Operators
http://snipurl.com/1b167
Government Technology

2/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Feb. 22, 2007

7 small airlines seek relief from LAX rent increases
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5277741
Daily News

California faces budget shortfall, analyst warns: Elizabeth Hill says $2 billion in tax revenue that Schwarzenegger expects next fiscal year won't be there. She urges cutting programs now
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget22feb22,1,7828659.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

City sues MTS in ongoing feud over bus system
http://tinyurl.com/26vwxy
San Diego Union Tribune

Daniel Weintraub: Promises give way at first sight of bond money
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/126936.html
Sacramento Bee

Express route seen as economic boon (bus rapid transit)
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5278518
San Bernardino Sun

Forget the 405 Re "Freeways run short of funds" (Feb. 20):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_5276956
Daily News

Fuel-efficient cars take toll on gas tax funds: Officials say fewer fill-ups and higher road construction costs mean less money available for projects
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/5984971.html
Daily Breeze

George Skelton: Capitol Journal - Hit-and-run on L.A. highway projects jeopardizes voter confidence
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap22feb22,1,1370344.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metro seeks to cancel Wilshire bus
http://snipurl.com/1az3z
UCLA Daily Bruin

Panel asked to fully fund Hwy. 101 widening: State transportation board wants counties to help, but officials, legislators, governor opposed to plan
http://tinyurl.com/ypv2sh
Ventura County Star

Police turn up the heat at crossings: More than 80 citations are issued to drivers who officers say chose to disobey the signals at railway crossings
http://tinyurl.com/256ur2
Burbank Leader

Rural counties stake their claim to highway funds
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1298
Capitol Weekly

Why give the state our cash cow?: OCTA should be able to keep the 91 Express Lanes after they're paid for
http://tinyurl.com/2dcrf3
Orange County Register

2/21/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Feb. 21, 2007

Amtrak asks Congress to boost funding 18 percent to $1.53 billion
http://tinyurl.com/3xo5ua
Boston Herald

Carpool lane for 405 seems on again
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5965346.html
Daily Breeze

Chicago's long Olympic wait: With Bear's part-owner guiding a 2016 bid effort, the city hasn't been this close to rings since 1904
http://www.latimes.com/sports/olympics/la-sp-chicago20feb20,0,4699228.story
Los Angeles Times

Could ''Congestion Pricing'' Ease Traffic Delays During Rush Hours?
http://tinyurl.com/2crrt7
Smart Growth Online

Dan Walters: Road funds could face rough ride
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/126460.html
Sacramento Bee

Downtown L.A. has gained people but lost jobs, report says: The population has jumped 20% in two years, although retail has been slow to follow
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-downtown21feb21,0,4218500.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

For downtown Pomona, things are looking up (Metrolink, Transit Oriented Development)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_5263354
Daily Bulletin

HOV lane on 405 gains big wheels: Arnold, Antonio pump up bid for funds
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5269901
Daily News

L.A. officials press state for funds to widen 405 Freeway: Area officials put on a full-court press in Sacramento after bond funding for new carpool lanes is threatened
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic21feb21,1,4531196.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

La Palma, Buena Park plan study on Metrolink feeder: Cities will jointly explore possibility of bus line to train station, which opens in April. Cypress may join effort later
http://tinyurl.com/38rb9e
Orange County Register

Last Vestige of West Valley Landmark soon to go (Canoga Park Southern Pacific Station)
http://snipurl.com/1awaf
Valley News

Los Angeles Transportation Field Hearings to Be Held on February 21st and 22nd
http://tinyurl.com/2rwh6k
Business Wire

Low-emission locomotives coming down the tracks
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_5269535
San Bernardino Sun

Maglev may not be dead yet: Technology has been reborn as a possible cargo carrier from the L.A. ports to High Desert
http://snipurl.com/1auqz
Victorville Daily Press

O.C. fares well in road funds: Nearby counties say they've been shortchanged in the state's highway funding recommendations
http://snipurl.com/1awb3
Orange County Register

Panel urged to revise list of highway projects: Local lawmakers, governor unhappy with board's choices
http://snipurl.com/1awar
San Francisco Chronicle

Round and round on the freeways
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-wednesday21.2feb21,0,3326458.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

S.D. delegation lobby state for highway funds
http://tinyurl.com/2npuh7
San Diego Union Tribune

Speaker, LA mayor criticize staff proposals on highway funding
http://snipurl.com/1aur2
Mercury News

2/20/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Feb. 20, 2007

Bait and switch – again Re "Brakes slammed on 405 HOV lane" (Feb. 17):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_5262274
Daily News

Bridge reconstruction begins: Work on Garvey Avenue project to take 10 months
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5262861
Whittier Daily News

Call for 405 help: Don't let the state stiff L.A. without a fight
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_5262273
Daily News

Coalition scores freeway victory; Cities, county net big bucks for I-10
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_5263464
San Bernardino Sun

Highway windfall revives debate: U.S. government or private engineers?
http://snipurl.com/1asn9
San Diego Union Tribune

Leaders to beg for rethinking of road funding
http://snipurl.com/1asnc
Mercury News

London Expands Traffic Charge Zone to Ease Congestion
http://tinyurl.com/ypqddq
Bloomberg

Mayor Continues Fight For Faster Freeways
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_051083235.html
CBS 2 TV

Mayor lobbies for more transit funds: Los Angeles County may get only $327 million of its $1.8 billion request
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5944721.html
Daily Breeze

Mayor wants 405 project in fast lane: In a drive to get state transportation officials to fund a long-delayed freeway-widening plan, Villaraigosa asks motorists to speak out
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pass20feb20,1,6667328.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

NCS IN ACTION - LA Transpo Officials Endorse LANCC Committee; Deliver One Message
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/229/
CityWatchLA

O.C. transit agency fines road builder for late freeway work: Contractor is assessed $450,000 for missing deadline on a widening project
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway20feb20,1,3609109.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Widen the 405, Sacramento: The California Transportation Commission should cough up the extra $730 million to ease traffic along the most congested highway in the country
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-freeway20feb20,0,1628121.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

2/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday Feb. 19, 2007

Construction flaw causes concrete to fall at subway station: Problem has occurred for 18 months; no one hurt yet (editors note: The Gold Line is not a subway)
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/state/article_1584201.php
Orange County Register

Caltrans' home sales curtailed
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_5256883
Pasadena Star News

Gold Line bridge is in need of repair: The Chinatown span has shed bits of concrete for 18 months. MTA sees no risk to trains, and a net shields pedestrians
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-concrete19feb19,1,4637036.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Local Officials to Lobby State for More Transportation Funding
http://snipurl.com/1apjb
KNX 1070 AM

Long Beach-L.A. Olympics
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_5251125
Press Telegram

MTA discounts fares on bus 18 routes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-briefs19.2feb19,1,1527996.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New carrier bodes well for ONT, region
http://www.sbsun.com/opinions/ci_5245083
San Bernardino Sun

Officials Deal With Falling Concrete at L.A. Train Station
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5047081
ABC 7 TV

Southland gas prices climb again following several weeks of decline
http://www.avpress.com/n/19/0219_s2.hts
Antelope Valley Press

State funds for freeway work fall short
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_5247529
Whittier Daily News

Stuck in Traffic? Mayor to Ask You to Speak Up!
http://snipurl.com/1apiw
LAist

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Feb. 18, 2007

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

Metro Fares Discounted On 18 Routes
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/11048288/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Projected state funding for transportation projects in S.B. County less than desired
http://www.dailybulletin.com/health/ci_5252748
Daily Bulletin

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Feb. 17, 2007

Agency targets congestion: A state panel's staff recommends funding Inland improvements
http://snipurl.com/1apmc
Press Enterprise

Brakes slammed on 405 HOV lane: State officials cut project from list
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5247054
Daily News

Counties need $20 million to utilize Highway 101 funding
http://snipurl.com/1apjt
Ventura County Star

Gas Prices Going Up - Again
http://snipurl.com/1apmu
Santa Clarita Signal

Governor Schwarzenegger Bulks up the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board
http://snipurl.com/1apn7
Business Wire

High Desert Corridor could ease commute
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_5244689
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

L.A. needs subway extension: Readers comment on editorial questioning a multibillion-dollar investment in the subway extension
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/5887351.html
Daily Breeze

Molina Claims Disparity in L.A. Freeway Funding; 5 to Be Widened
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5044370
ABC 7 TV

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: Highway proposals caught in bond traffic - Agency suggests only 9 area plans be funded this year
http://snipurl.com/1aphm
San Francisco Chronicle

Private-public predicaments: The devil is in the details for privately built and managed toll roads that are regulated by the state
http://snipurl.com/1apo2
Orange County Register

Road-funds downer: Key area projects missing in state proposal
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5247267
San Bernardino Sun

State bond list stuns local officials
http://snipurl.com/1aphg
North County Times/Californian

State freeway upgrades bypass much of L.A.: Interstates 5 and 10 would get some attention, but the $2.8-billion proposal is called 'unacceptable
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roads17feb17,1,3968903.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times