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6/09/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 9, 2007

Cal Trans Is Accused of Dishing Dirt — And That Ain’t Gossip
http://tinyurl.com/2vd3hg
The Front Page

Can’t commute nice? Caltrans pulls flaggers
http://tinyurl.com/35ws95
Victorville Daily Press

Forecast: Traffic's bad and figures to get worse - Mass quantities of goods move through regional ports, bringing congestion and perhaps a lower quality of life.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1723973.php
Orange County Register

Hybrid public transit buses take to Reno's streets
http://tinyurl.com/3ypbgq
Reno Gazette Journal

ISE ThunderVolt® Hybrid Drive Systems Power Montebello's Bus Lines
http://www.happynews.com/news/672007/ise-thundervolt-hybrid-drive-systems-power-buses-montebello-bus-lines.htm
HappyNews

L.A. Should Roll on City of Bikes
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/06/11/news/opinion/edit02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Metro Adding Valley Bus Service
http://tinyurl.com/389hol
San Fernando Business Journal

Misspelled sign will be replaced - 'North' is spelled wrong off westbound 22
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/gardengrove/article_1723257.php
Orange County Register

Now arriving: United links Palmdale to world - Villaraigosa, Valley mayors herald service
http://www.avpress.com/n/08/0608_s1.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Paving the Way - Effort to Make Downtown More Walkable Takes Big Step This Week
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/06/11/news/news02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Washington Crossing the Overpass - The Community Redevelopment Agency imagines a pedestrian-friendly South Los Angeles
http://newangelesmonthly.com/article.php?id=8&IssueNum=1
New Angeles Monthly

6/08/2007

Transportation Headines for Friday June 8, 2007

$43 million provided by state to improve I-15
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6089318
Daily Bulletin

Green Line extension to LAX derailed as committee tables joint powers bill
http://tinyurl.com/2bznee
The Argonaut

L.A. misses out on federal transit funds - MTA submits a proposal to study rather than implement tolls on freeways, as required by U.S. agency
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gridlock8jun08,1,1886857.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Landscape, Metrolink projects receive funds
http://tinyurl.com/33um7h
Press Enterprise

Lawmakers Concerned with Transit Funding
http://tinyurl.com/2wcp83
Arcadia Weekly

MTA Must Pay Almost $14 Million in Damages to Injured Bus Passenger
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070607/20070607006066.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Officials approve $1 billion in spending for the Port of L.A. - Expenditures in 2007-08 will include "green" projects and security upgrades
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/7899047.html
Daily Breeze

Panel OKs $6 million for 118 Freeway project - The transportation panel agrees to provide $6.28 million for an offramp and onramp at Rocky Peak Road
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-widen8jun08,1,7566520.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live to be rebroadcast June 12th
http://tinyurl.com/2hhlst
The Argonaut

Santa Monica Downtown Parking Plan Falling into Place
http://tinyurl.com/yuu65a
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

United launches regular flights from Palmdale - Officials tout regionalism, travelers like convenience
http://origin.dailynews.com/news/ci_6088783
Daily News
Event Photo Gallery: http://dailynews.mycapture.com/mycapture/folder.asp?event=283895

Wireless contract for trains is urged: Committee votes on Coaster connection
http://tinyurl.com/37grn6
San Diego Union Tribune

6/07/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 7, 2007

Editorial: Stop dallying on Hwy. 118 - Panel should OK funding
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/jun/06/stop-dallying-on-hwy-118/
Ventura County Star

Focus on mass transit is mass lunacy
http://tinyurl.com/3a22yx
North County Times

Foothill Transit relocating
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_6073989?source=most_viewed
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Freight by rail: HR 2116 - Proposed Freight Rail Infrastructure Capacity Expansion Act of 2007
http://www.nj.com/opinion/times/editorials/index.ssf?/base/news-0/118110289721500.xml&coll=5
Trenton Times

Google Maps boosts public transportation data
http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9725946-2.html
Webware

Hearing Set for California Incline Project
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2951
Palisadian Post

How to slow a speeding train - High-speed rail would solve the state's most pressing environmental and transportation problems. So why isn't Schwarzenegger supporting it?
http://www.sdcitybeat.com/article.php?id=5808
San Diego City Beat

Hundreds of bicyclists injured by vehicles in county every year - A big push for cycling safety; roadway dangers a major concern
http://tinyurl.com/2fnqwg
Ventura County Star

Inland Empire's 25-year growth targeted
http://tinyurl.com/2jdoj5
USA Today

Metro Quarterly – Spring 2007 Edition – Metro Connections
http://www.metro.net/news_info/publications/MQ_2007_02_Spring.pdf (.pdf file)
Metro.net

Palmdale airport option offered - Easier commuting, Santa Clarita told
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_6070460
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Palmdale Airport bus stop possible
http://www.avpress.com/n/06/0606_s13.hts
Antelope Valley Press

San Jacinto in line to control stretch of Highway 79
http://tinyurl.com/25aw4t
Press Enterprise

Santa Monica: The Archeology of Crazy Dreams
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2942
Palisadian Post

Smoke on the Water: Severe air pollution around the port complex could worsen under expansion plans
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=5631&IssueNum=209
L.A. City Beat

To cure road rage, close road: With angry drivers attacking flagmen, Caltrans will shut down part of California 138 until a project is done
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadrage7jun07,0,6659425.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Toll-road completion critical countywide
http://www.capitolweekly.net/opinion/article.html?article_id=1509
Capitol Weekly

Trains and Planes Take Different Legislative Courses
http://tinyurl.com/ywvltx
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

United begins S.F. flights from Palmdale
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-palmdale7jun07,1,515185.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Vote due on gas-guzzler fees
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/209135.html
Sacramento Bee

Westport Innovations Inc.: First 20 LNG Heavy Duty Trucks to Deploy at Los Angeles Ports
http://new.marketwire.com/2.0/release.do?id=739778
Marketwire

What is smog? (Clean Air Day in Canda)
http://www.greenlivingonline.com/healthnutrition/what-is-smog/
Green Living Online

Which way for the MTA? Even with upcoming fare hikes, the agency needs more funding to build and maintain a better transit system
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-mta7jun07,0,4963504.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

6/06/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 6, 2007

California growth plans targeted
http://tinyurl.com/yu5trm
USA Today

Dear LAist, Bike Racks + Bus = Me Scared
http://www.laist.com/2007/06/02/dear_laist_bike.php
LAist

Editorial: Schwarzenegger owes high-speed rail project more than lip service - State Must Demonstrate Commitment To Win Funding
http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_6063791
Mercury News

Envisioning Bike Lanes On Your Street
http://www.planetizen.com/node/24840
Planetizen

Funds sought for 118 Freeway widening - Ventura County needs $33 million to finish the widening but faces a reluctant state panel
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-widen6jun06,1,6649012.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Google Maps Gains Transit Info - In some cities and for some types of public transportation, Google Maps can show the next departure time, what lines serve a specific station, and a link to the transit agency
http://tinyurl.com/3yff5b
Information Week

Google Transit 2.0
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/006792.html
World Changing

L.A. Qualifies for One of Three New Google Upgrades
http://tinyurl.com/ysnh67
Atwater Village Newbie

New York Subway, Bus Fares Could Go To $2.40 by 2010
http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=1&aid=70405
NY1

Notes on Bogotá Columbia (BRT)
http://planningresearch.blogspot.com/2007/05/notes-on-bogot-vs-curitiba.html
UCLA Urban Planning Research

Partyers, workers rely on Night Owl buses - Service that covers the wee hours is a lifeline for some, but fares can't keep up with costs
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/04/BAG67Q71DE1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Port drivers steer toward clean-truck program 'On this issue, we stand with the authorities,' one worker says of the push to curb pollution
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-truckers6jun06,1,2593982.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Proposed LA/Long Beach port plan meets staunch criticism
http://tinyurl.com/27na44
Land Line Magazine

Trains and Planes Take Different Legislative Courses
http://tinyurl.com/ywvltx
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Ventura and 405 Freeway Closing Schedules
http://www.insidesocal.com/theride/2007/06/ventura_and_405_freeway_closin.html
Daily News/Along for the Ride Blog

Want to design a bus shelter? Well, get in line
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/05/DDGM2Q5NH91.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

What's got your goat driving on our crowded roadways?
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6070067
Daily News

6/05/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 5, 2007

118 widening depends on CTC vote this week
http://tinyurl.com/2ll65r
Ventura County Star

Airport budget shows costs up: Revenues at LAX not keeping pace
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6062261
Daily News

Denver's Metro Cities Committing to High-Density, Mixed-Use Zoning Around FasTrack Transit Stations
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6073&state=6
Smart Growth News

Honda's pricey Hybrid Accord hybrid runs out of gas
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-accord5jun05,1,5242847.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

If You Build It They Will Come -- Transportation Facts
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2833&res=1024
Smart Growth Online Resource Library

Lieu's train, loan bailout bills rejected
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/7838677.html
Daily Breeze

Metro Unveils $3.12 Billion Budget
http://www.insidesocal.com/theride/2007/06/metro_unveils_312_billion_budg_1.html
Daily News/Along for the Ride Blog

More Walking and Bicycling Event Proceedings
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2829
Smart Growth Online Resource Library

MTA Officials Unveil Proposed $3 Billion Budget
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_155165656.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA to add Rapid bus lines: Touting the success of several high-efficiency routes, the transit agency proposes eight more throughout L.A. County by June 2008
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rapid5jun05,1,1930411.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

'No-frills budget' on Metro table - Additional hours of rail, bus service included
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6062154
Daily News

On-time flight rate hits a 12-year low
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-flights5jun05,1,831307.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Pilots seek more LAX runway separation - They say a planned increase in distance isn't enough to alleviate safety concerns
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pilots5jun05,1,1385501.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Rapid bus enchants officials
http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_6056378
The Argus

Snyder Opens NoHo Commons Retail Center
http://www.globest.com/news/920_920/gsrwest/161164-1.html
GSR Retail Real Estate News

6/04/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 4. 2007

Bill targets ships' fuel emissions
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6054508
Whittier Daily News

Caltrans safety research recognized by federal government
http://www.eurekareporter.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?ArticleID=24712
Eureka Reporter

Don't cheat mass transit
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/yourview/ci_6053430
Pasadena Star News

Major work starts on 60 Freeway - Carpool lanes are being added, but with increasing truck traffic from the ports, skeptics wonder if the project will make a dent
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pomona4jun04,1,2504195.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Port cargo traffic due for sea change
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6054507
Whittier Daily News

Q&A LOCAL GOVERNMENT - Getting nowhere fast on new mass transit projects
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtqa4jun04,1,3957834,full.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Study focuses on major High Desert route
http://tinyurl.com/yt3cj2
Press Enterprise

Woman jumps from train, dies when she jumped from a slow-moving freight train into the path of an oncoming Amtrak train
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6054957
Daily Bulletin

6/03/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 3, 2007

210 & 215 Freeway misconnect: still can't get there from here
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6047888
Whittier Daily News

Another reason to feel smug: Our low carbon emissions
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_6049316
Press Telegram

Cars vs. bicycles, part II - Last week's column prompted an avalanche of mail
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_1716793.php
Orange County Register

Cure for U.S. 101 bottleneck is coming
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bridges4jun04,0,5818909.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Dueling tours paint rosy, dire pictures of L.A. port: One group lauds the seaport in its 100th year as an 'artery for wealth.' The other warns of the need to curb pollution, noise and traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-port3jun03,0,850787.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Governor ignores gas price climb, critics say
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/203801.html
Sacramento Bee

Grant sought for Phase II of Prime Desert trails
http://www.avpress.com/n/03/0603_s10.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Man of the Street - Rick Caruso got us walking and communing at the Grove. Why has his Disney-esque vision proven so successful?
http://www.latimes.com/features/magazine/west/la-tm-walkingcaruso22jun03,0,3777360.story?coll=la-home-middleright
Los Angeles Times

Officials push area transit projects (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6049496
Whittier Daily News

Transit Group Looks for Public Input on ‘Subway
http://tinyurl.com/2uyf2g
Westside Chronicle

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 2, 2007

California's governor impressed by privatization he sees in Canada - As his push for that goal flags at home, Schwarzenegger sees one of many such projects to the north
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold2jun02,1,935918.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Clean air plan OKd by Southland regulators: If fully implemented, fireplace use could be severely restricted. Several officials express reservations about those parts of the proposal
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-smog2jun02,1,2325888.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Fashion District Opens Cheap Parking
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/06/04/news/news_briefs/at04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Foothill Transit may increase fares
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/ci_6043426?source=most_viewed
Whittier Daily News

How to reduce gas pains - Should we allow gasoline prices to continue rising in order to reduce fossil fuel use? Tom Tanton of the Institute for Energy Research and Judy Dugan of the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights debate the politics, economics and secrets of rising energy costs
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup1jun01,0,6080007.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

LAX's north runways need to be moved apart, studies say - Airport officials cite safety concerns in seeking to push the north side farther out. Some political leaders criticize the reports
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax2jun02,1,2221292.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles' FlyAway bus service adds Westside stop (and raises fares)
http://travel.latimes.com/articles/la-trw-newnewflyawaybus1jun01
Los Angeles Times

Plan sets goals to reduce air pollution: Proposal targets factories, wood-burning fireplaces
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_6043273
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Steve Scauzillo: No joke: Traffic is killing us
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6040653
Whittier Daily News

Victorville City Councilman Mike Rothschild has successfully lobbied San Bernardino County’s regional transportation agency to endorse a state Senate bill to eliminate environmental impact reports on some freeway interchange and overpass work
http://tinyurl.com/296tf5
Victorville Daily Press