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3/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday March 10, 2007

Amtrak may expand with federal funds
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-03-09-amtrak_N.htm
USA Today

Bridge work to shift traffic: Construction to begin on northbound lanes
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_5403837
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

City woos port, investors
http://www.vvdailypress.com/onset?id=259&template=article.html
Victorville Daily Press

Exclusive: Funds Approved For S.F. Central Subway
http://cbs5.com/local/local_story_067203228.html
CBS 5 TV

Light Rail Makes Stop in Santa Monica
http://snipurl.com/1cnaw
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Markets can fix traffic
http://snipurl.com/1cnba
North County Times/Californian (from Washington Post)

Mitsubishi, Dole Fuel Boom at Small West Coast Ports
http://snipurl.com/1cnb7
Bloomberg

Next Stop.... Santa Monica?
http://www.lavoice.org/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=2669
LA Voice

Pelosi names Solis to House panel on global warming
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_5405985
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Silver Streak transit service set to launch
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_5392264
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

3/09/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday March 9, 2007

Art of the new: How a previously industrial area in Culver City morphed into the latest gallery hotspot (Metro Exposition Line)
http://www.calendarlive.com/galleriesandmuseums/cl-wk-cover8mar08,0,4746483.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

BART losing revenue through ticket scams: Recent fraud find: Manipulation of magnetic strip
http://snipurl.com/1cjod
San Francisco Chronicle

Big Blue Bus Improvements
http://snipurl.com/1chuc
Santa Monica Mirror

Big transportation projects connect hot spots of activity
http://www.sddt.com/News/article.cfm?SourceCode=20070308cra
San Diego Daily Transcript

Boston's Transit Authority To Issue Contactless Smart Cards
http://www.cardtechnology.com/article.html?id=200703082A1FTFIJ
Card Technology

Claim filed against MTS on bus routes
http://snipurl.com/1chu8
San Diego Union Tribune

Driving force behind transit agency: Marian Bergeson, fresh off a term leading a state commission, looks forward to jumping from planes (CTC funding)
http://snipurl.com/1chut
Orange County Register

Exposition Park signals in system
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5391166
Daily News

Families of Remains Discovered by Metro Crews Asked to Contact Transit Officials
http://snipurl.com/1cjpx
KNX 1070
On the web: http://www.metro.net/lacemetery

Fontana loses out on freeway funds
http://snipurl.com/1chue
Fontana Herald News

Light at End of Tunnel for Station Square
http://snipurl.com/1chsn
Arcadia Weekly

Los Angeles River is a flood of inspiration: Poured in Place: 72 Los Angeles River Bridges
http://www.calendarlive.com/galleriesandmuseums/cl-wk-upfront8mar08,0,656893.story?coll=cl-art-features
Los Angeles Times

Mexican trucks to hit U.S. highways
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5391169
Daily News

NJ Transit riders voice concern for fare hike
http://snipurl.com/1cht6
Asbury Park Press

NY MTA should avoid hike in 2008
http://snipurl.com/1chtb
Metro News

Omnitrans adjusts routes, fares
http://snipurl.com/1chui
Press Enterprise

Refinery profit margins double in West: It's one reason price of gas in state is up 44 cents since Feb. 1
http://snipurl.com/1cjnm
San Francisco Chronicle

Roads get funding: State-shirked projects reap local allocations
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5381703
San Bernardino Sun

SANBAG looks for new transportation bond fund strategy
http://snipurl.com/1chsr
Press Enterprise

Santa Monica College: Trustees certify EIR and adopt Bundy Campus Master Plan
http://snipurl.com/1chtj
The Argonaut

SEPTA maps plans for raises, cutsTransit agency facing $100M deficit
http://www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/news/local/16857082.htm
Philadelphia Daily News

Silver Streak transit service set to launch
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_5392264
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The Other Orangeline: From the OC to LA and Quickly (MagLev)
http://snipurl.com/1chu0
LAist

Traffic is Down in London 's New Congestion Charge Zone
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/6423349.stm
BBC News

Westchester/Playa del Rey: Caltrans discusses Lincoln Blvd. projects at public meeting
http://snipurl.com/1chto
The Argonaut

3/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 8, 2007

$300 tickets at train tracks: Countywide crackdown Wednesday morning targeted drivers who race crossing gates or stop on rails
http://snipurl.com/1cem1
Orange County Register

Big Blue Bus intro’s Mini Blue
http://greenlagirl.com/category/de-car-ing/
Green L.A. Girl

Glendale OKs cameras for two intersections
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5381037
Daily News

Hwy. 138 funding is sought: Leaders aim to find money to widen notorious route
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5381066
Daily News

Jump-start to freeway stall: La Conchita link might have helped boost 101 project
http://snipurl.com/1cels
Ventura County Star

Keep an eye on SANDAG, watchdogs
http://snipurl.com/1cel4
North County Times/Californian

Los Angeles might have edge over Chicago for Olympic bid: However, it's a game of mind reading as USOC officials say all the right things
http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-elliott7mar07,1,5892552.column?coll=la-utilities-sports
Los Angeles Times

New Advances In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Manufacturing
http://www.industryweek.com/ReadArticle.aspx?ArticleID=13703
Industry Week

New NREL Publication: AC Transit-Fuel Cell Buses: Preliminary Evaluation Results
http://www.fuelcellsworks.com/Supppage7011.html
Fuel Cell Works

OC Police Crack Down on Railroad Crossing Violations
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5100872
ABC 7 TV

Oil's not well: Cost of getting around is accelerating again: Gas prices have drivers bellyaching
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5380654
Daily News

Olympic Committee praises Chicago for 2016 bid
http://snipurl.com/1cemc
Reuters

Other cities have found free-fare transit a bumpy road
http://snipurl.com/1cfpq
San Francisco Chronicle

Plan gives LAX more air-traffic controllers: FAA says it will work in coming years to boost staffing levels, which are now on the low side
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/6372217.html
Daily Breeze

Private firms gear up for larger transportation role (SB56, AB 1337)
http://capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1319
Capitol Weekly

Santa Monica’s Little Blue Bus
http://snipurl.com/1cekx
MetroRider

Signal snafu infuriates Malibu motorists
http://www.malibutimes.com/articles/2007/03/07/news/news1.txt
Malibu Times

Westside Leaders Search for Traffic Solutions: Yaroslavsky, Rosendahl and Feuer say 'courage' needed in face of political obstacles that could block transportation projects
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2690
Palisadian Post

3/07/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 7, 2007

City Could Regulate Airport Pollution, Study Finds
http://snipurl.com/1c9e0
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

City to Hear Update on Maglev Proposal
http://snipurl.com/1c9em
Santa Clarita Signal

Expansion of I-405 will affect CSUN commuters
http://snipurl.com/1c9el
Daily Sundial

Making The Trains Run On Time (Amtrak)
http://www.planetizen.com/node/23152
Planetizen/Governing

More Than 600 Transit Leaders Convene In Washington: Participants to Discuss the Future of Transit and Funding Options
http://snipurl.com/1cae1
American Public Transportation Association

Residents give thumbs down on transit line study: A transit line from Huntington Beach to Anaheim is being considered under OCTA's Go Local program
http://snipurl.com/1cacd
Orange County Register

Road politics return: Projects passed over for state money get new hope
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_5372345
San Bernardino Sun

SAN FRANCISCO - Mayor tells Muni to investigate eliminating fares: Newsom says he expects report in about a month
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/03/07/FREEMUNI.TMP
San Francisco Chronicle

Selling The Idea Of Congestion Pricing To Cities
http://www.planetizen.com/node/23119
Planetizen/Transport Policy Journal

There’s no such thing as a free lunch (or fare) - Tom Rubin Comments
http://snipurl.com/1caej
MetroRider
See Related: Bottleneck Blog - Making mass transit free of charge

Top Ten Alternative Fueled City Fleets (Los Angeles, 8th place)
http://snipurl.com/1cadg
Sustain Lane Government

Westside Homes Stand In Way Of 405 Freeway Project
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_064124304.html
CBS 2 TV

Wrong way on the 405 Re "Homes may be razed to widen 405," March 5
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-wednesday7.3mar07,0,2865547.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

3/06/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday March 6

7 Injured, 2 Critical In Pomona Bus Crash
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_064141300.html
CBS 2 TV

City Pays $1.2 Million in Blue Bus Settlement
http://snipurl.com/1c5sk
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

City Seeks to Remove Billboards From Streets
http://snipurl.com/1c79i
Santa Clarita Signal

Congressional Update: Pushing Through Transportation's Agenda
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510532
Metro Magazine

Gasoline prices jump: Drivers face $3 fuel in parts of California. Experts blame refinery woes and other factors.
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas6mar06,1,1065727.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Hot gas costs California drivers: Fuel expands in heat, but special pumps could compensate for temperature swings
http://snipurl.com/1c761
San Francisco Chronicle

Innovative Financing Strategies: Challenges Drive Innovative Financing Strategies
http://snipurl.com/1c791
Mass Transit Magazine

LAX commission votes 6-0 to tack $10 fee onto car rentals: The surcharge, which may go into effect in May, will defray the cost of a project that would cut air pollution
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/6328607.html
Daily Breeze

Mayor of Los Angeles and the US Transportation Secretary Discuss Green City Strategies
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/3/prweb509270.htm
PR Web

Metro Gold Line Eastside will be Extended 6 Miles East
http://snipurl.com/1c5r7
NKNX 1070 AM

New public agency is ticket to LAX rail line
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/6326942.html
Daily Breeze

Next Fight for Bond Funds: Public Transit
http://kcbs.com/pages/272298.php?contentType=4&contentId=354206
KCBS

Pair of commuters find themselves in a fine mess: An expired toll road account leaves Riverside County couple owing $90,000
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-parsons6mar06,1,4519766.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Street parking fee has some fuming
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_5364454
Pasadena Star News

Transit Tracking: Automatic Passenger Counting Systems and Tracking Ridership
http://snipurl.com/1c78y
Mass Transit Magazine

What to Consider Before Equipping Your System With Wi-Fi
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510460
Metro Magazine

Where can I park? Want to find out about L.A.'s parking rules? Don't ask the city
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-layne5mar05,0,7223926.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

3/05/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday March 5, 2007

$10 fee proposed to fund car rental facility at LAX: Panel will decide Monday on charge that would bring $25 million a year for 26,000-space project.
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/6296662.html
Daily Breeze

Homes may be razed to widen 405: High-priced houses and businesses could be torn down to make way for a carpool lane in the Sepulveda Pass
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool5mar05,1,4332336.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Marathon tour of Los Angeles: This year's race was the same 26.2-mile grind, but followed a revamped course through the multicultural city (Metro Red Line)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-marathon5mar05,1,1755777.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

O.C. toll-road delay welcomed Re "Schedule for O.C. toll road set back two years," March 1
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday5.6mar05,0,219889.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Unjamming L.A. Traffic: The "Walk-To-Work" Initiatives
http://snipurl.com/1c2vu
Public Policy Institute

Victory for 405
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_5356252
Daily News

3/04/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday March 4, 2007

Daniel Weintraub: Deadline met; billions parsed out for freeways
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/131780.html
Sacramento Bee

In Santa Monica, 'Top Model' Ads Are A Big Blue Bust
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/28/AR2007022802158.html
Washington Post

LOS ANGELES MARATHON - Kenyan Fred Mogaka wins marathon
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/lamarathon/la-me-marathon4mar05,0,3476089.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Road funds may still flow our way: More options exist for valley projects
http://snipurl.com/1c0o6
Desert Sun

Valley roads shortchanged
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_5351642
Pasadena Star News