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6/23/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 23, 2007

Caltrans seeks ways to unclog its overflowing carpool lanes
Rush-hour speeds in some stretches are below 45 mph, prompting officials to consider barring lone motorists in hybrids
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool23jun23,1,1966143.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Dining on the road - 210 Freeway hosts Rialto gala
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_6210240
San Bernardino Sun

Dozens settle claims in 2003 SoCal runaway train accident
http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California/CA_Train_Derailment_293905C.shtml
Press Enterprise

High-Speed Rail Link On Right Track With LA Council
http://www.knbc.com/news/13553987/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Historic Perris Train Depot Restoration
http://www.pe.com/video/?nvid=153750&shu=1 (video)
Press Enterprise

Mexico set to offer bidding on megaport
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20070623-9999-1b23colonet.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Robotic cars could take pressure off nation's highways
Engineers say driverless vehicles they are developing may be the way of the future
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-thegarage23jun23,1,5065903.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Settlement in 2003 SoCal Train Derail
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/06/22/ap3849655.html
Forbes

6/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 22, 2007

Air board acts on greenhouse gas rules
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-canban22jun22,1,7243444.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Assembly Democrats seek to curb high gas prices - Measures to give regulators more information about oil firms and study possible overcharging pass without a single Republican vote
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gas22jun22,1,5429014.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

California told to speed up car-pool-lane traffic
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6199828
Daily News

Chicago Police to Gain a Live View in Buses - CTA installing gear for Wi-Fi hook-ups
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-thu_busjun21,0,1809770.story?track=rss
Chicago Tribune

County Gets $88 Million For Highway 101, Rail Projects
http://www.santabarbaranewsroom.com/news/govenment--politics/county-gets-88-million-for-highway-101-rail.html
Santa Barbara Newsroom

Dump The Pump Day: New Metro Bus Lines Announced
http://www.knbc.com/news/13542944/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Long, winding road to complete 210
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6191426
Daily Bulletin

MARTA's Breeze almost complete - Next month, free cards end, passengers must tap to enter, exit.
http://tinyurl.com/ysabyn
Atlanta Journal Constitution

MTA To Launch 4 New Rapid, Rapid Express Bus Lines
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_172083448.html
CBS 2 TV

Paratransit services re-funded in unincorporated county areas
http://tinyurl.com/yv45je
The Argonaut

Pasadena seeks parking relief
http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/article.php?id=4792&IssueNum=77
Pasadena Weekly

Safety and Security Management for Major Capital Projects: Notice of Final Circular
http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20071800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2007/E7-11970.htm
Federal Transit Administration

Streetcars Seeding Economic Development Across U.S.
http://www.planetizen.com/node/25222
Planetizen

`Wicked' fun awaits on freeway play day (I-210 opening)
http://www.sbsun.com/columnists/ci_6200128
San Bernardino Sun

6/21/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 21, 2007

BART to give out free $5 tickets today
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/21/BABADIGEST4.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Commuters encouraged to 'dump the pump' - National event to promote conservation and public transportation.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1738600.php
Orange County Register

Council Approves “Principles” that Will Shape Santa Monica
http://tinyurl.com/2lnr8p
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Council Fears SM Plans For California Incline
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2986
Palisadian Post

Downtown revitalization going ahead - Pedestrian-friendly hub aims to interest 20-somethings
http://www.avpress.com/n/20/0620_s2.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Dump The Pump Day: New Metro Bus Lines Announced
http://www.knbc.com/news/13542944/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Event seeks to lure drivers to public transit
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-ocbriefs20.1jun20,1,1930716.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Investigators: Crossing Arm Did Not Malfunction During Fatal Car-Train Collision
http://www.knbc.com/news/13540807/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

La Habra wins grant for new biking trails
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6172442
Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Backs State's High-Speed Train System
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070620/20070620005958.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Metro fare hikes protested – Bus riders latch onto issue at hearing on budget
http://origin.dailynews.com/news/ci_6190799
Daily News

MTA hikes fair
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_6190865
Pasadena Star News

MTA To Launch 4 New Rapid, Rapid Express Bus Lines
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_172083448.html
CBS 2 TV

My Third M T A Bus Adventure
http://tinyurl.com/38ucyk
Valley News

Nothing seems right in cars - How do you "get people out of their cars" and, if you can't do that, will Smart Growth plans accomplish anything other than increasing traffic? All this week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup20jun20,0,6339844.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Southern California Leads Nation in Global Trade - China, Japan, South Korea rank as region’s Top Three trading partners
http://www.caltradereport.com/eWebPages/front-page-1182343024.html
CalTrade Report

State tries to free up car-pool lanes; California's hybrid policy triggers federal requirement to keep lanes open
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/06/20/news/sandiego/12_01_396_19_07.txt
North County Times/Californian

Survey targeting Highway 101 traffic - Caltrans seeking data about drivers' habits
http://tinyurl.com/2uev7m
Ventura County Star

TransitChek Vouchers Renamed Commuter Check(R) Vouchers
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070620/20070620006111.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

6/20/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 20, 2007

405 Expansion
http://video.knbc.com/player/?id=120821
KNBC 4 TV

Bicycle Film Festival 2007 Los Angeles
http://bicyclefilmfestival.com/2007_site/la/
Bicycle Film Festival

Brawl over sprawl - Are objections to urban sprawl legitimate public policy concerns or just aesthetic snobbery? All week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup18jun18,0,1420057.story
Los Angeles Times

Deadly rail-crossing crashes soar in California
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6181735
Daily News

Drivers don't like what ports have planned for their futures - The proposed rule would make the truckers employees instead of contractors
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/8085767.html
Daily Breeze

Burbank to Get Hybrid Fuel Cell Buses - Buses will Run on Compressed Natural Gas
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5400841
ABC 7 TV

Dan Walters: Borrowing cannot fill vast need (Infrastructure Bonds)
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/231627.html
Sacramento Bee

Emergency rescue teams get in practice for disaster (Metrolink)
http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2007/0615/Community/013.html
Camarillo Acorn

Event seeks to lure drivers to public transit
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ocbriefs20.1jun20,1,5077376.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Federal Railroad Safety Act Amended to Require That Railroads Report Infrastructure Upgrades
http://new.marketwire.com/2.0/release.do?id=742855
MarketWire

Fuel Cell 2007 Conference Highlights
http://www.cleantechblog.com/2007/06/fuel-cell-2007-conference-highlights.html
Clean Tech Blog

Is it smart to grow off the grid? - Does Smart Growth make any sense in a filled-in grid city like L.A., or only in older, hub-style cities? All this week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup19jun19,0,1878811.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

LOSSAN Corridor Board Meeting report
http://www.railpac.org/2007/06/18/lossan-corridor-board-meeting-report/
RailPac

Metrolink disputes cause of crash
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6182123
Whittier Daily News

Panel of Experts to Discuss Los Angeles Transportation Issues and Solutions
http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/070619/0268377.html
Yahoo! Finance

Research Report Determines Alternative Funding Necessary to Complete Crucial Public Works and Infrastructure Projects
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070619/20070619006170.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

The Escalators of Hong Kong
http://pruned.blogspot.com/2007/05/escalators-of-hong-kong.html
Pruned

Thinking outside the bus - Tarzana approaches its future constructively
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6180687
Daily News

6/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 19, 2007

Challenge to California emissions rules dropped - House committee abandons effort to pre-empt states
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/06/19/MNGOUQHHP01.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Dodgers shuttle
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/03/ask_the_bottlen_4.html
Los Angeles Times Bottleneck Blog

Faulty crossing arm may be to blame for Metrolink accident
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_6170936?source=most_emailed
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

New county budget adds spending
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6173980
Whittier Daily News

New L.A. County budget approved
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget19jun19,1,2314477.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Prices at wellhead, pump out of sync
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas19jun19,1,2458099.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Probe focuses on crossing arm
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_6174378
Pasadena Star News

Tarzana council proposing Orange Line village
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6166300
Daily News

6/18/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 18, 2007

Democrats Press Plan to Channel Billions in Oil Subsidies to Renewable Fuels
http://tinyurl.com/2uunzb
New York Times

Dump The Pump Online Toolkit
http://www.apta.com/services/dump_the_pump_07/index.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Gas Guzzling: An Update on Gas Prices
http://www.canyon-news.com/artman/publish/article_5616.php
Canyon News

L.A.'s One Way Proposal Goes The Wrong Way
http://www.planetizen.com/node/25128
Planetizen

Longest Land Tunnel Cuts Train Travel Times
http://www.planetizen.com/node/25102
Planetizen

Metrolink train hits car; 2 die, 1 injured - The driver and his niece are killed at a crossing in Covina. His daughter is hospitalized
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crash18jun18,1,5738401.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

6/17/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 17, 2007

Antonovich Welcomes LA-Palmdale Airport
http://www.hometownstation.com/la-palmdale-airport-2007-06-15-02-15-2.html
KHTS AM 1220

Approve open records bill (SB 343)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6165215
Whittier Daily News

Battle brews over 405 widening project - Residents along the 405 are upset that homes may be lost and sound walls moved unnervingly close. Enter the lawyers.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-widening17jun17,1,40344.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

California still faces steep climb to reach emissions goals
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_6163723
Oakland Tribune

Lanes, ramps on Highway 118 will close for work
http://tinyurl.com/25pccq
Ventura County Star

Living With Pricey Ga$
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=49084&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

Nonstop Bus Service Offered Between UCLA Campus and LAX
http://www.newsroom.ucla.edu/page.asp?RelNum=8038
UCLA

Port project's delays lead to fractured partnerships
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20070617-9999-1b17colonet.html
San Diego Union Tribue

Two Killed When Metrolink Train Strikes Car
http://www.knbc.com/news/13518395/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV