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8/24/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday August 24, 2007

BART appoints first female general manager
http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_6700478
Mercury News

Bill of goods - State leaders fleece the public on transportation funds
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6703035
Daily News

Budget cuts may derail high speed trains
http://www.avpress.com/n/23/0823_s4.hts
Antelope Valley Press

FAA chief says LAX airfield must change - Citing safety and economic concerns, key official contends that moving the north runways farther apart should be a top priority
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-blakey24aug24,1,287435.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

FAA head seems to back LAX growth - Blakey urges business to `get going' to modernize airport
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6703775
Daily News

Frustrated commuters snatch up GPS devices
http://www.scrippsnews.com/node/26111
Scripps News

Hello Budget, Goodbye Transportation Funds
http://www.kcrw.com/news/programs/ww/ww070823lax_and_passenger_sa
KCRW 89.9 FM Which Way L.A./Warren Olney

L.A. bus stops short, jostling passengers
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bus24aug24,1,2540832.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A. Council OKs $6 million for Westside traffic improvements
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/08/23/news_-_features/area/a1.txt
The Argonaut

LAX: City Council approves $1.2 billion Bradley Terminal project; another near collision on north runway; NASA study change
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/08/23/news_-_features/lax/l1.txt
The Argonaut

Not a laughing matter - Bridge ceremony holds little meaning with infrastructure crumbling
http://www.vcreporter.com/article.php?id=5075&IssueNum=138
Ventura County Reporter

Road projects stalling out
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6701211
Whittier Daily News

Rosendahl calls for study to explore charging fee for cars entering LAX
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/08/23/news_-_features/lax/l2.txt
The Argonaut

8/23/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday August 23, 2007

Budget pinches L.A. roads - Transportation officials say loss of $1.3 billion will jeopardize area projects
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9327261.html
Daily Breeze

Budget siphons gas sales tax revenues from mass transit - To balance the spending plan, lawmakers take $1.3 billion from bus and rail. Cuts could imperil a number of projects, officials say
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic23aug23,1,987671.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

California High Speed Rail Authority Media Alert: Notice of Public Hearings
http://tinyurl.com/38ueeh
Business Wire

Commuter Rail Approved from Ventura to Santa Barbara Counties
http://www.keyt.com/news/local/9313511.html
KEYT 3 TV

Court OKs clean-air ruling on government fleets
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6694427
Daily Bulletin

Driving Under The Influence - The ethanol lobby buys its way into the California legislature
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6043&IssueNum=220
L.A. City Beat

High-speed rail fans worry that Arnold could cut funds
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6693354
Daily News

Homes near LAX to be soundproofed - Federal funds will be directed to properties in Lennox and Inglewood that are under jets' flight path
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9327406.html
Daily Breeze

Impending Las Vegas Monorail Bankruptcy: Comments by Thomas A. Rubin
http://www.fromtheheartland.org/?p=504
From the Heartland

Legislators fight to protect high-speed rail funding
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=35737
California Chronicle

Making a Statement About Commuter Rail - City Council Looks Create New SB-to-Ventura Train
http://www.independent.com/news/2007/aug/22/making-statement-about-commuter-rail/
Santa Barbara Independent

Riverside Freeway Overpass Reopens After 2 Years
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_234161523.html
CBS 2 TV

Rubberized asphalt planned for 22 freeway - Noise-blocking surface approval is expected
http://www.ocregister.com/news/asphalt-project-noise-1815489-octa-install
Orange County Register

S.F. transit agencies to suffer from budget cuts
http://www.examiner.com/a-895762~S_F__transit_agencies_to_suffer_from_budget_cuts.html
San Francisco Examiner

State reaches settlement on gas emissions
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-greenhouse22aug22,1,6345880.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Stay to the right, experts say - UPS saves time, gas on no left turns
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6683937
Daily News

A taller L.A.? He's making it happen - Christopher Pak's vision for the city has been preached by others. His knowledge of the area has helped him succeed
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pak23aug23,1,3266313.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Tour Downtown with Free Podcasts
http://laist.com/2007/08/22/tour_downtown_w.php
LAist

8/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday August 22, 2007

After 51-day stall, Senate OKs budget
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget22aug22,1,3367626.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Budget passes Senate by single vote - Governor plans to cut $700 million of it
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6683727
Daily News

California lawmakers end budget standoff, pass $145 billion plan
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/08/21/state/n130430D99.DTL&type=politics
San Francisco Chronicle

Court rules governments can require greener vehicles in fleets - Manufacturers fear ruling on Southern California regulations could lead other cities and states to demand costly alternative technologies
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-fleet22aug22,1,5939583.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Environmental Benefits of Alternative Fuels and Advanced Technology in Transit
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8033
Transportation Research Board

FTA Transit Oriented and Joint Development Website
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8043
Transportation Research Board

LAX expansion truce falling apart - Growth pushed again, critics say
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6683728
Daily News

Metrolink Sealed Corridor
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=50225&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

New rule allows states flexibility to build roads, bridges faster
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=62560
eTrucker

North American Freight Transportation Data Workshop
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8003
Transportation Research Board

O.C. prefers more lanes to trains - Adding roadway capacity provides real traffic relief versus mass-transit schemes
http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/county-transportation-road-1816614-public-transit
Orange County Register

Review of Information on Rates and Other Freight Railroad Industry Trends
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8035
Transportation Research Board

Yacht, plane, RV owners once again will be able to glide past sales tax
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-yacht22aug22,1,5410703.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

8/21/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday August 21, 2007

Board approves 6th study of runway safety at LAX
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax21aug21,1,6543118.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Burbank buys bus that's likely to be a 'roll' model - New vehicle is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6675004
Daily News

Burbank city council to acquire hybrid fuel cell bus
http://tinyurl.com/2l5xga
Fuel Cell Today

DHS Announces Supplemental Port Security Grants
http://portsecuritynews.com/news/templates/registered.asp?articleid=1703&zoneid=1
Port Security News

Driven to distraction - Re "Signal fixes get the green light," Aug. 16
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday20.s2aug20,0,7411604.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Interim Contract Extended For LAX-Union Station FlyAway Bus - Officials Plan To Finalize Permanent Contract
http://www.knbc.com/travelgetaways/13935506/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Legislators fail to reach a budget deal - Speaker puzzled - compromise with GOP seemed near
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/08/21/BAEERM4CO.DTL&feed=rss.bayarea
San Francisco Chronicle

Metrolink to boost road safety - Grade-crossing improvements designed to save lives
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6674978
Daily News

Trains, planes, autos put strain on neighbors - Ontario residents debate relocation versus mitigation
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6675915
Daily Bulletin

Transit System Exploits MySpace
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510988
Metro Magazine

Valley takes its place on Web - Area economic trade partnership touts new marketing tool
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_6674094?source=most_emailed
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Website: http://www.visitsangabrielvalley.com/

Will California's High-Speed Rail System Ever Gain Traction?
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510908
Metro Magazine

8/20/2007

Transportation Headlines for August 20, 2007

Back-Seat Driver: Senators seek answers on bridge safety
http://www.sacbee.com/101/story/334481.html
Sacramento Bee

CALSTART Unveils 2007 Blue Sky Award™ Winners
http://tinyurl.com/3droxj
Business Wire

Cajon Pass gets a third rail
http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/trains_2394___article.html/pass_bnsf.html
Victorville Daily Press

City studies charging toll to drive into LAX
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6659889
Daily News

Electrical Problem To Delay Gold Line Trains On Monday, Tuesday
http://www.knbc.com/traffic/13928744/detail.html
KNBC 4 VTV

Gold Line Riders Should Expect 20-Minute Delays
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_232095946.html
CBS 2 TV

Metrolink to unveil sweeping safety enhancements - Metrolink plans to add new gates and barriers and upgrade others to keep pedestrians and cars from being struck by trains at crossings
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metrolink20aug20,1,2828529.story?coll=la-headlines-california
L.A. Times

Quick pick for SANBAG chief a smart choice
http://tinyurl.com/2kvqof
Press Enterprise

San Diego’s high fares getting higher
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/08/20/san-diegos-high-fares-getting-higher/
MetroRiderLA

Tribe fears for village site along proposed O.C. toll road - The sacred burial site, mentioned in mission logs from the 1770s, abuts the planned extension of the 241 toll road
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toll20aug20,1,6466139.story?coll=la-headlines-california
L.A. Times

8/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday August 19, 2007

City To Study Toll Feasibility At LAX - Potential Fees Would Pay For Roads Projects
http://www.knbc.com/news/13923219/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Experts: Downtown Bridge Turning To Gel - 6th St. Viaduct Slated For Repair In 2011 At Earliest
http://www.knbc.com/news/13923398/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Fuel-cell bus joins fleet - City purchases a zero-emissions vehicle that will cost less to operate than conventional buses
http://www.burbankleader.com/articles/2007/08/18/politics/blr-buss18.txt
Burbank Leader

Maglev project gets speedy council support - System would link up 14 L.A., Orange County communities
http://www.avpress.com/n/19/0819_s14.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Private Infrastructure Booming In Most Places, But Not In U.S.
http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/newstex/IBD-0001-18980379.htm
CNN Money

Santa Monica critical to Expo Line success
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/08/santa-monica-cr.html
Los Angeles Times Bottleneck Blog

State fleet's gas use poorly detailed - Bill would require better data collection
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6660560
Daily News

Suddenly, LAX expansion is back on the table
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6659781
Daily News

Tucson beginning to take shape as rail freight distribution hub
http://www.azbiz.com/articles/2007/08/17/news/doc46c5f4bd6a35b309692833.txt
Arizona Business

Who delayed the trains? -Re "Major work begins on Expo Line," Aug. 11
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-saturday18.s5aug18,0,7380547.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times