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6/16/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 16, 2007

Airlines win fare ruling against LAX
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6152650
Daily News

Art Walk Bus Is a Winner
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/06/18/news/opinion/edit02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Big Blue Bus introduces MiniBlue
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/06/16/big-blue-bus-introduces-miniblue/
MetroRiderLA

Celebration anticipates 210 freeway's completion
http://tinyurl.com/2wl8ro
Press Enterprise

City Moves to Eliminate Billboards
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=49062&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

CLEANER FUEL -- AT WHAT PRICE? - State increases ethanol content -- effect on cost of gas unclear
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/16/MNG59QGLCB1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

I-15 price tag reaches $1.29 billion
http://tinyurl.com/3yvsd6
North County Times

Pasadena seeks parking spaces at train station
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6152020
Whittier Daily News

PublicTransitLA: Westwood FlyAway, Wilshire Express & More
http://www.laist.com/2007/06/16/the_real_holly.php
LAist

Smallest of them all - New smart fortwo revs up for the U.S.
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6154603
Daily News

Tie-ups ahead for Caltrans? - In some upscale Los Angeles areas, residents are upset at plans for widening the 405 to relieve congestion. Enter the lawyers
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-adme-widening17jun17,1,7465522.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Walking On Water - An Up-Close View of the Troubled Los Angeles River
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/06/18/news/news04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

6/15/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 15, 2007

Acid leak at chemical plant disrupts Metrolink
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-ex-hazmat14jun15,0,248320.story?coll=la-home-local
Los Angeles Times

Americans Still Love Their Cars
http://tinyurl.com/ypwv9g
U.S. News & World Report

BART snubs state, plans to run trains more often
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/15/BAG61QFVCT1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Builders create suburbs with downtown appeal
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-06-10-transit-village_N.htm
USA Today

City leaders urge state to supply transportation funds
http://tinyurl.com/2ynkme
Fontana Herald News

Congestion Pricing Federal Funds May Not Exist
http://wcbstv.com/topstories/local_story_165172311.html
WCBS TV

FlyAway Bus Network Adds Westwood as New Location to Serve Travelers Non-Stop to Los Angeles International Airport - Bus Departs Every 30 Minutes to Airport Terminals for $4 Fare; Passengers Ride Free From June 14 Through June 30
http://new.marketwire.com/2.0/rel.jsp?id=742570&sourceType=1
Market Wire

Gasoline prices not expected to slacken - Fuel inventories should remain tight this summer, forecast says
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas15jun15,1,623083.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Largest cause of traffic is bad driving behavior
http://valleynews.com/Sylmar/Stories/News/About-Town/Story~321579.aspx
Valley News

Los Angeles Times Praises GotoBus.com: 'Jaw-Dropping Price' and 'A Genuine Deal'
http://tinyurl.com/3xl7lu
Yahoo! Finance

Oceans Were the First Form Of Rapid Transit (LCR, Local Coastal Routes)
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=5698
Santa Monica Mirror

Over 300 attend town hall on moving north runways
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/06/14/news_-_features/lax/l1.txt
The Argonaut

Penny Lilburn named Vice Chair of Omnitrans
http://www.highlandnews.net/articles/2007/06/14/news/04omnitrans.txt
Highland Community News

Price at some toll road onramps to increase
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ocbriefs15.1jun15,1,7305608.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Redesign more mobile public transportation fleet
http://tinyurl.com/2r77of
Valley News

Sound of silence coming - Crews begin routing Jeffrey Road under railroad tracks
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/irvine/article_1728958.php
Orange County Register

Special Dogs Beef Up Security on Metrolink Trains
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5396265
ABC 7 TV

Tijuana site to produce Chinese cars
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070615/news_1b15mexcars.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Topanga beach bus starts soon
http://www.theacorn.com/news/2007/0614/Community/033.html
The Acorn

6/14/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 14, 2007

A Metrolink Train Runs Through It
http://tinyurl.com/3dglef
Santa Clarita Signal

Battleground for new diesel regs goes beyond ARB
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1529
Capitol Weekly

Billions in cargo at risk at state's ports of entry - California officials look for ways to prevent gridlock in the movement of goods. Thousands of local jobs and millions of dollars are at stake
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/7971152.html
Daily Breeze

Census Bureau: Most of us still drive to work – alone
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=5405
Central Valley Business Times

Census proposal may take the Valley off the map
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6135276
Daily News

Cleaning the Ports (SB 974)
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=5676&IssueNum=210 (scroll down page)
L.A. City Beat

Crash on 170 kills 1, hurts 9 - Chain-reaction accident involves a motorcycle, an MTA bus and half a dozen other vehicles
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crash14jun14,1,3903385.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Five Minutes With: OCTA bus driver Dennis Disinger - OCTA bus driver Dennis Disinger has been accident-free since 1974.
http://tinyurl.com/2onka3
Orange County Register

Fewer riders, more revenues
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/06/fewer_riders_mo.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

High-speed rail shunted to slow track - Wrangling over state budget may kill project, supporters fear
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/221617.html
Sacramento Bee

LAX Expansion Betrayal? Thinking they’d won, Westsiders eyeball an even more intrusive runway plan
http://www.laweekly.com/news/z-files/lax-expansion-betrayal/16627/
L.A. Weekly

LAX expansion safety studies wanted
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6135449
Daily News

More commuters driving to work alone
http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D8PO3RAG0.htm
Business Week

On the road alone in L.A. - Southland drivers are the loneliest in U.S.; jobs, housing key reasons
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6135272
Daily News

Stealth bill to boost fees flies through the Assembly - Drivers would pay more to fund research to develop cleaner fuels
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/14/MNG3DQF4TV1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Traffic costs - Reducing congestion key to strong economy
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6134171
Daily News

Traffic fears curb Rolling Hills Estate proposed smart growth overlay - Officials abandon residential development plans during a heated meeting
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/7992107.html
Daily Breeze

6/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 13, 2007

Amtrak President Testifies on Hill
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/06/12/ap3814927.html
Forbes

Californians outraged at fed smog lobbying
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6126468
Daily Newss

DWP ordered to pay $224 million - Judge finds agency overcharged other civic entities. Ruling has dire implications for city budget, which relies on transferred funds
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-dwp13jun13,1,6735149.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Evacuation Software Finds Best Way to Route Millions of Vehicles
http://uanews.org/cgi-bin/WebObjects/UANews.woa/27/wa/SRStoryDetails?ArticleID=13956
University of Arizona News

Governor wants to shift $1.3 billion from transit in budget
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070613/news_1n13transit.html
San Diego Union Tribune

L.A. Should Roll on City of Bikes
http://www.cicle.org/cicle_content/pivot/entry.php?id=1419
CICLE

LA Wins 4 of 12 Worst Bottlenecks in the US
http://www.laist.com/2007/06/12/la_wins_5_of_th.php
L.A.ist

Leadership on traffic ...
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6125598
Daily News

Major increase in fuel standards in the works
http://tinyurl.com/35x57u
San Francisco Chronicle

Major shipper goes electric
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_6117922
Press Telegram

State's title as gateway to trade threatened - Officials developing plans to ease congestion, pollution
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6126470
Daily News

6/12/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 12, 2007

America's Worst Traffic Traps
http://tinyurl.com/2odp4e
Forbes

Bay Area Rapid Transit conceived 50 years ago
http://origin.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_6112790
The Argus

California lawmaker promises to revisit guzzler fee - auto interests cited in defeat of state bill
http://www.mercurynews.com/localnewsheadlines/ci_6119961
Mercury News

Fuel-sipping trains
http://tinyurl.com/389t3u
Baltimore Sun

In Defense Of Sprawl
http://tinyurl.com/39ry28
Forbes

OCTA approves Rapid buses - Vehicles will make fewer stops and can delay red lights. System, used by L.A. County, should move riders one-third quicker
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa12jun12,1,6601810.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Richardson says light rail could transform LA, other cities
http://www.fresnobee.com/384/story/56267.html
Fresno Bee

Richardson touts light-rail network in L.A.
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6117948
Daily News

Talks expected to resume in OCTA bus drivers' dispute
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ocbriefs12.2jun12,1,5929347.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

TOD 101: Why Transit-Oriented Development And Why Now?
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2840&res=1440
Smart Grown Online

Transportation costs pose problem for grads - Seniors consider options of where to live and how to get to work, weighing cars and public transit
http://tinyurl.com/35jor4
Daily News

Warming, demand give edge to transit funding - In tight year, backers hoping 'perfect storm' will reverse state cuts
http://www.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_6120761
Daily Review

6/11/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 11, 2007

A flying leap - Palmdale opening is a major step in airport regionalization
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6109383
Daily News

BART takes Wi-Fi ride through cyberspace - Many riders unaware of system's free debut wireless Internet service
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_6113024
Oakland Tribune

Carpool lanes for airplanes? Aviation experts say a $40-billion GPS system is needed to handle the huge volume of traffic in the skies by 2025
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airtraffic11jun11,1,5827111.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Driving down gas costs
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6109707
Whittier Daily News

Inland cities eager for 210 extension to open - Rialto and San Bernardino expect a commercial boost when the freeway is completed by the end of the year. But some residents are uneasy
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway11jun11,1,3342396.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Residents in path of freeway - Expansion plans for 405 target residential properties
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6110708
Daily News

Santa Clarita planning for 50 years of growth
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_6104204
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Transit answer: up - Re "Which way for the MTA?" editorial, June 7
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday11.2jun11,0,1102880.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

6/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 10, 2007

Gridlocked Skies: Increasing demand, lack of ground access will clog regional airports, planners say
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20070610-9999-1b10ontport.html
San Diego Union Tribune

High-speed rail called dead
http://tinyurl.com/2ncsa7
North County Times

Investing in our transit needs
http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/oped/ci_6107981
The Argus

LAEDC Names Transportation, Logistics Consultant and Entrepreneur Al Shepetuk As The New President For CA Transp. and Logistics Institute (CALTI)
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/6/prweb532211.htm
PR Web

L.A. subway? Seriously - Don't laugh, Easterner. The 171/2-mile subterranean beauty, part of a fledgling high-speed-rail network, can deposit you in the starry heart of Hollywood
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/travel/7867302.html
Philadelphia Inquirer

Leaders Consider Alternatives To High-Speed Trains
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_161172947.html
CBS 2 TV

Major revamp of LAX is stuck at the gate: After 15 years of little more than occasional face lifts, efforts to find common ground on an airport modernization plan are on hold again
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax10jun10,1,1819937.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

'No driving today' - As gas prices rise, more drivers ride the cycling trend
http://www.insidebayarea.com/business/ci_6108177
Inside Bay Area

Report Calls Portland's Dedicated Bus Lanes Ineffective
http://www.planetizen.com/node/24916
Planetizen

Sprinter boarding estimate gets 1,300-passenger bump
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/06/10/news/coastal/23_21_426_9_07.txt
North County Times

The case for the toll road
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/06/10/perspective/21_44_096_8_07.txt
North County Times

Transit has edge in (state) budget negotiations
http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_6108040
Tri Valley Herald