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9/15/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday September 15, 2007

Bus drivers show off their stuff
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_6891137
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Caltrans Headquarters Halts Most Filming
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/17/news/news_briefs/at06.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Fed funds nixed for High Desert Corridor
http://www.avpress.com/n/14/0914_s4.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Few trains run this weekend - Crews are constructing an additional track between Los Angeles and Laguna Niguel
http://www.ocregister.com/news/county-orange-services-1844369-avenue-ones
Orange County Register

Get the Pedicab Rolling
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/17/news/opinion/edit01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

New transportation panel executive director is named
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/15/new-transportation-panel-executive-director-is/
Ventura County Star

Palmdale is taking off Re "Easing air traffic at LAX is a plan with a few glitches," Sept. 10 (scroll down to end of page)
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-saturday15sep15,0,7156455.story?page=3&coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Polish the Ten Minute Diamond - A Decade After the Planning Document Was Approved, It's Time to Bring Back the Planners and Prepare for the Future
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/17/news/opinion/edit02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Sacramento Celebrates 20 Years of Light Rail
http://www.news10.net/display_story.aspx?storyid=32739
ABC News 10 TV

Shop Safety Builds a Solid Foundation for Operations
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510924
Metro Magazine

Thousand Oaks Transit Partners with Google in New Venture
http://tinyurl.com/3dbgd6
Mass Transit

TransitVision 2050 Webinar to Examine Demographics, Social Trends
http://www.apta.com/passenger_transport/thisweek/070917_1_long.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Wilmer Carter Transportation Victory (AB 945)
http://www.blackvoicenews.com/content/view/41251/4/
Black Voice News

9/14/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday September 14, 2007

Bike paths tell tale of two cities
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6888472
Daily News

Bus 'Roadeo' gives elite drivers a chance to show off their stuff
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_6890016
Pasadena Star News

Exposition light rail gets $314 million for Phase 1 from downtown to Culver City
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/09/13/news_-_features/area/a3.txt
The Argonaut

Gas prices jump 9.2 cents
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_6893050
Daily News

Gov. signs bill barring cellphone use by teen drivers - Text messaging and computer use are also forbidden. The changes take effect in July 2008
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cellphones14sep14,1,4708417.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=2&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

LAX overseas flights add $82.1B to economy
http://tinyurl.com/36cs85
UPI

Legislation to tunnel to Westside inches forward
http://www.insidesocal.com/theride/2007/09/legislation_to_tunnel_to_wests.html
Daily News/Along for the Ride

New hybrid electric bus takes advantage of composites
http://www.compositesworld.com/ct/issues/2007/August/111914
Composites World

New York City and Utah Pioneer Use of Bank-Issued Contactless Cards for Transit Fare Collection
http://www.rfidnews.org/library/2007/09/12/nyc-and-utah-pioneer-use-of-bankissued-contactless-cards-for-transit-fare-collection/
RFIDNews

PierPASS Changes Registration Procedures for OffPeak Program
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070912/20070912006162.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Playa Vista's final phase is put on hold -State appeals court orders a halt to construction, ruling that the environmental impact report on the mixed-use project was flawed
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-playa14sep14,1,818593.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=3&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

SANBAG's priority list put on back burner
http://tinyurl.com/2uvoqd
Press Enterprise

SANDAG sets public hearing
http://tinyurl.com/35dgyo
North County Times/Californian

Texas toll ban in transport funding; Bush threatens veto of final bill
http://tinyurl.com/2neoal
Trucker

Transportation Hub to Break Ground in Indio
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=7070973
KESQ TV 3

Unions, builders join to sink diesel reduction bill - The anti-pollution measure looked like a lock until Democrats' biggest ally weighed in
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-diesel14sep14,1,3826386.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Vegas monorail finds it difficult to get on track - High fares and long walks to stations have combined to hold down ridership. An extension to the airport is pushed
http://www.latimes.com/business/printedition/la-fi-monorail14sep14,0,4413170.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-business
Los Angeles Times

9/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday September 13, 2007

City wants quiet zone at railroad crossings
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6865735
Whittier Daily News

Claremont condo project approved (Metrolink)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6872622
Daily Bulletin

L.A. parking plan a threat to hipness?
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-silverlake13sep13,1,3454034.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Line 164 bus driver to vie against others in contest
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6877162
Daily News

Metrolink Rolls Out Additional Service On Antelope Valley Line
http://californianewswire.com/2007/09/12/CNW440_234008.php
California Newswire

Metro Purple Line obstacle closer to being removed
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6881763
Daily News

Report Documents Impact of Earmarks on Transportation Funding
http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/19/1965.asp
The Newspaper

Senate Approves FY 2008 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
http://tinyurl.com/2on922
Senator Diane Feinstein

Study: Upgrades needed to keep LAX competitive
http://www2.dailynews.com/business/ci_6876592
Daily News

TransLink rollout set, but testing delayed for train systems
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/09/12/BAKAS3L6L.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Transportation center to get $1.8-million green building
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2007/0912/Front_Page/003.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

9/12/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 12, 2007

Air pollution still rising at Port
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_6856897
Press Telegram

Another step forward for Grand Avenue project - A City Council panel rejects the Bonaventure Hotel's challenge of the $2-billion downtown L.A. effort
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-grand12sep12,1,233355.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Caltrans is being pushed to unblock carpool lanes - Faced with the prospect of losing federal funding, the agency considers increased fines for unauthorized use, going after cheaters or even requiring more passengers in a car
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool12sep12,1,65590.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Drivers, everyone could see your dumb road behavior
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6866367
Daily News

Easing air traffic at LAX & SoCal airports is no easy task
http://travel.latimes.com/articles/la-trw-easing-LAX-air-traffic-no-easy-task10sep07
Los Angeles Times

Gold Line train hits truck in Highland Park
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train12sep12,0,7886163.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Gold Line train leaving Pasadena crashes
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_6862132?source=most_viewed
Pasadena Star News

House bill would prohibit interstate tolling
http://tinyurl.com/39l69e
Land Line Magazine

LA and Long Beach ports honored for clean air
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9718887.html
Daily Breeze

More drivers hit the freeway before 6 a.m.
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6866366
Daily News

No Metrolink service this weekend on O.C. line - Crews hope to finish upgrades
http://www.ocregister.com/news/track-metrolink-work-1843576-line-service
Orange County Register

Port container tax bill put to rest in California
http://tinyurl.com/356eu4
Land Line Magazine

Truck Strikes Goldline Train Injuring Six
http://lafd.blogspot.com/2007/09/truck-strikes-goldline-train-injuring.html
LAFD News & Info

9/11/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday September 11, 2007

A new vision for growth
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6856018
Whittier Daily News

Gas prices rise in California, U.S. - In California, a gallon of self-serve regular climbs 4.8 cents. The Midwest is the most expensive U.S. region for a fill-up
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas11sep11,1,5936087.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Gold Line Work To Shut Down Boyle Heights Streets
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_253063859.html
CBS 2 TV

Infrastructure gets big boost - CalPERS to use its investment might on government projects
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/371759.html
Sacramento Bee

MARTA chooses Sacramento transit chief in shake-up
http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/stories/2007/09/10/marta_0910.html
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Parents Urged To Use 'Safety Valet' Program
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_253171326.html
CBS 2 TV

SANBAG official says he's resigning for Ventura County post
http://tinyurl.com/3yyvbf
Press Enterprise

Senate OKs $1B to Repair US Bridges
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jZPDFwTg48i7GtZvuYRCb3OTD4YQ
Associated Press

Transportation Commission to vote on possible new director
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/10/no-headline---nxxfcvctcweb11/
Ventura County Star

Urban Bike Path Splits L.A. Cities on AppearanceRave Reviews on One Side, Not So Much on the Other
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5651602
ABC 7 TV

9/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday September 10, 2007

Amtrak Expects to Hit Ridership Records
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5irimXoe6qqR780ViVkPcTSQajRtg
Associated Press

Could NoHo Use a Streetcar?
http://laist.com/2007/09/08/could_noho_use.php
LAist

County maps to grow 'green'
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_6840994
Daily Bulletin

Easing air traffic at LAX is no easy task - Other Southern California airports have little room for expansion, and one that does, the L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport, is geographically undesirable
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtqa10sep10,1,1785772.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Filming to disrupt traffic on Hollywood Boulevard - Starting today, portions of busy street to shut down for three days for Will Smith's "John Hancock" movie
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/9689347.html
Daily Breeze

Historic Route 6 area hopes for tourists
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_6377178
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Portland streetcar system drawing wider interest
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/09/10/america/NA-FEA-GEN-US-Streetcar-Renaissance.php
International Herald Tribune

9/09/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday September 9, 2007

30 cars go off rails - No one hurt, no hazardous materials spilled
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6840136
Daily Bulletin

Airport growth input sought - Meetings held to assess plan
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6840113
Daily Bulletin

Amtrak draws record ridership despite funding issues
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/news/2007-09-07-amtrak-record-ridership_N.htm
USA Today

BART TURNS 35 - Service, communities adapt along the way
http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_6845122
Contra Costa Times

Developing a hotter L.A. - High-density development can create 'urban heat islands' that may add to global warming
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-modarres9sep09,0,6511235.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

Expo Line Gets Full Funding
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/10/news/news_briefs/at03.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Metrolink adding Sunday trains on AV line
http://www.avpress.com/n/09/0909_s3.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Metrolink appeal goes to review - State court of appeals slated to examine ruling that would let a jury decide on ‘push-pull’ system
http://tinyurl.com/3a9yz5
Burbank Leader

More Delays for Angels Flight
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/10/news/news_briefs/at01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Port Police force may double in 2 years - Rookie says the duties are typical, but with boat patrols added. The department currently has 103 officers
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9675442.html
Daily Breeze

Public transit officials face tough budget choices
http://tinyurl.com/33qmg8
North County Times/Californian

Rally supports the Clean Trucks plan - L.B.: Program would make companies responsible for drivers, maintaining trucks
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_6841357
Press Telegram

SANDAG plan great, except if you drive a car
http://tinyurl.com/2vr387
North County Times/Californian

Sixth Street Bridge Up for Historic Designation
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/10/news/news_briefs/at05.txt
L.A. Downtown News

'Street Standards' Plan One Step Closer - Guidelines That Would Better Downtown for Pedestrians Receive Enthusiastic Response
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/10/news/news05.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Transportation Department Halts Downtown Pedicab
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/09/10/news/news_briefs/at02.txt
L.A. Downtown News