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9/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday September 22, 2007

Air-quality board sets new rules for port
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9933102.html
Daily Breeze

California Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement Regarding the California Transportation Commissions Allocation
http://tinyurl.com/2o69ky
All American Patriots

City Releases Sustainable Report Card
http://tinyurl.com/3bvw98
Santa Monica Mirror/Lookout News

Clean air strategy would further tighten restrictions - Aging truck fleets, wood-burning fireplaces and char broilers face changes if plan passes.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airdeal22sep22,1,6174213.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Defense lawyer in deadly Metrolink crash is dismissed
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metrolink22sep22,1,7219456.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

East L.A.'s first Starbucks - The good news is a transformation is brewing. But that's also the bad news
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-starbucks22sep22,0,5828289.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Four passengers critically injured in Loma Linda bus crash
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_B_bbus18.408b905.html
Press Enterprise

Gold Line train hits vehicle; 6 injured
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gold22sep22,1,5291086.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Los Al bus driver stays accident-free - David Hepp, a 30-year OCTA employee, has never been in an accident
http://www.ocregister.com/news/octa-hepp-bus-1850129-county-alamitos
Orange County Register

'Parks'? An in-your-space move - Activists create green plots in parking spots. Some are really put out
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-parking22sep22,1,1835060.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Peters says U.S. bridges are safe; senators dubious
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2007/Sep07/091707/092007-01.htm
Land Line Magazine

San Francisco's Two Attempts At Congestion Pricing
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27154
Planetizen

Southland officials strike agreement to clean up air
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6966191
Daily News

Train slams into auto on tracks - Heroes save life of driver
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6966130
Daily News

9/21/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday September 21, 2007

Bill lifting ban on Wilshire tunneling passes another hurdle in Congress
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/09/20/news_-_features/area/a2.txt
The Argonaut

Boxer, Peters Clash Over Bridge Safety
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2007/09/20/ap4140992.html
Forbes

BRU Continues To Mislead Eager-But-Naive College Students
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/09/20/bru-continues-to-mislead-eager-but-naive-college-students/
MetroRiderLA

Capital rides second class on train plan - Some upset as high-speed rail proposal calls for adding city only after L.A.-S.F. line is built
http://www.sacbee.com/101/story/391288.html
Sacramento Bee

Editorial: New view on traffic delays - No relief, so enjoy the ride
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/21/new-view-on-traffic-delays/
Ventura County Star

Frank Gruber: What I say – Home is where the parking is
http://tinyurl.com/3bts54
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Giving up car revs family up - Santa Ana household recoups 35% of its income after ditching ailing auto for bicycles and greener lifestyle
http://www.ocregister.com/life/erick-says-car-1847068-bike-jess
Orange County Register

Groundbreaking for New Bus Facility
http://tinyurl.com/2tk344
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

I-10 interchange detours start next week
http://www.newsmirror.net/articles/2007/09/20/news/01news.txt
Yucaipa News Mirror

LED signs will warn of trains - Flashing lights should grab drivers' attention
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_6952156
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Promoting green space, one parking meter at a time - Artists transform spaces into temporary public parks as part of Park(ing) Day L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/features/printedition/home/la-hm-parking20sep20,1,5890535.story?coll=la-home-printedition
Los Angeles Times

Rail's New Competitor: Buses. Part I: What Is Bus Rapid Transit?
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/09/rails-new-compe.html
Wired

Rail's New Competitor: Buses. Part II: BRT Slashes Subway Project
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/09/rails-new-com-1.html
Wired

Rail's New Competitor: Buses. Part III: Crowded or Not Crowded Enough
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/09/rails-new-com-2.html
Wired

Relief is near on 60/91/215 interchange
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway21sep21,0,4047140.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Study says overseas flights contributed $82.1 billion to county economy in 2006
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/09/20/news_-_features/lax/l2.txt
The Argonaut

Tips to avoid carpool conflicts
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20871770/
MSNBC

To go green, live closer to work, report says - New study says planning compact, mixed-use communities instead of suburbs would help save the planet
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-climate21sep21,1,6431767.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Would you pay $33.33 to fund the 'Subway to the Sea?'
http://laist.com/2007/09/20/would_you_pay_3.php
LAist

9/20/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday September 20, 2007

AQMD wants to put the brakes on polluters - Pilot program uses roadside monitors to test emission levels
http://www.latimes.com/classified/automotive/highway1/la-hy-wheels19sep19,0,223424.story?coll=la-class-autos-highway1
Los Angeles Times

Grand Avenue project EIR, zone changes win approval
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6942465
Daily News

High-speed train needs supporters
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/388907.html
Sacramento Bee

Inside New York's Congestion Pricing Plan
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27137
Planetizen

Money flows into competing eminent domain measures
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1721
Capitol Weekly

New Allies, Diminished Expectations for (Santa Barbara-Ventura) Commuter Rail
http://www.independent.com/news/2007/sep/20/new-allies-diminished-expectations-commuter-rail/
Santa Barbara Independent

NY M.T.A. Makes Deal for Cellphones in Stations
http://tinyurl.com/368kh8
New York Times

Parking Meters To Line Silver Lake's Main Shopping Districts
http://www.knbc.com/news/14151843/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Regional Executive Conference Addresses Tri-County Concerns; Los Angeles, Ventura and Kern County Leaders Convene
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/070918/latu034.html?.v=101
Yahoo! Finance

Stuck in first - L.A. again leads the nation in traffic congestion, but there's hope. Consider the Portland Effect
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-ed-traffic20sep20,1,2820676.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

Transportation funding faces problems in California
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2007/Sep07/091707/091907-05.htm
Land Line Magazine

9/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 19, 2007

60-minute mile - Drivers' commuting times get longer and longer
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_6929551?source=most_viewed
Daily Bulletin

Angelenos stuck in gridlock for 72 extra hours each year - Study finds rush hour worst in L.A.
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6932354
Daily News
Link to full report: http://mobility.tamu.edu/ums/

California seen as model for traffic relief in U.S.
http://www.mercurynews.com/traffic/ci_6935027
Mercury News

Cash in on the rebuilding boom - States and cities will spend billions to beef up bridges, roads, utility lines, and other aging infrastructure in coming years
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2007/10/01/100353720/
CNN Money

Clean trucks won't hinder Port
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_6922630
Press Telegram

Debate intensifies over Nevada rail projects (California-Nevada Maglev)
http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/debate-intensifies-over-nevada-rail-projects-2007-09-18.html
The Hill

'Desperate' advertising: Parking stripes hot new way to get the word out
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6922671?source=most_viewed
Daily News

Federal Judge Tosses Calif Global Warming Lawsuit Against Automakers
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=3615986
ABC News

Letters to the editor - Re "Unclogging carpool lanes is a priority," Sept. 12
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday16sep16,0,6148064.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

MTA Raises Prices, Empties Wallets
http://tinyurl.com/387mxm
L.A. Valley College Star

No surprise, our traffic is the worst in U.S. - National report released Tuesday confirmed that the region's clogged traffic costs drivers an average of 72 hours a year
http://www.ocregister.com/news/traffic-year-hours-1847936-billion-drivers
Orange County Register

Officials study future of three rail crossings - County concerned about safety along Highway 118
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/19/officials-study-future-of-three-rail-crossings/
Ventura County Star

Santa Monica Developer Proposes Major Project in West LA
http://tinyurl.com/2vvevh
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

S.F. studying congestion pricing to ease traffic, promote transit
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/09/19/MNKJS8LM4.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Still the reigning champ of traffic delays - Motorists in Los Angeles and Orange counties wasted an average of 72 hours in rush-hour congestion in 2005. But the Inland Empire and the Ventura area are gaining ground
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic19sep19,0,7590679.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Streetcar's Unfortunate Acronym Seems Here to Stay
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/332081_slut18.html
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Titan Group Bringing $1.2B Transit Village to El Monte CA
http://www.costar.com/News/Article.aspx?id=1294EA238585A33D5728F5304388B622
CoStar Group

Traffic Congestion Is Getting Worse, Study Says
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/18/nyregion/18cnd-commute.html?hp
New York Times

Traffic congestion worsening in the county, study says
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/19/traffic-congestion-worsening-in-the-county-study/
Ventura County Star

9/18/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday September 18, 2007

Airport panel OKs landscaping, road widening - Commission approves $7.5 million in work on south side of LAX and a home-removal contract
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9846367.html
Daily Breeze

A&M's Urban Mobility Report due out today
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/metro/5143131.html
Houston Chronicle

Amtrak Is Safe and Efficient
http://www.huntingtonnews.net/columns/070917-hammond-columnsourpubliclife.html
Huntington News

Completion of 22 freeway crawls along - OCTA not happy with slow progress, acknowledges glitches
http://www.ocregister.com/news/project-contractor-work-1847291-octa-last
Orange County Register

County panel set to vote on plan for van pool - The program would provide farmworker transportation
http://tinyurl.com/2pymft
Ventura County Star

Crime And Misuse Has Many Calling For Removal Of Automated Toilets
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27078
Planetizen

Denver overtakes LAX as USA's 4th-busiest airport
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/flights/2007-09-17-denver-bumps-lax_N.htm
USA Today

Rail's New Competitor: Buses. Part II: BRT Slashes Subway Project
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/09/rails-new-com-1.html
Wired

Rose Bowl cyclists on rough road with officials - For 60 years, riders have trained in packs around the Rose Bowl. Now the city is addressing rising concerns about safety
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-peloton18sep18,1,1039457.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Traffic congestion increases in most United States metro areas
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/headlines/2007/09/18/49103/Traffic-congestion.htm
China Post

Traffic control system debuts - Technology could help untangle snarls
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6923383
Whittier Daily News

Traffic management center works to get things moving - The system should ease congestion in the area where the San Diego and Century freeways connect
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9846292.html
Daily Breeze

9/17/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday September 17, 2007

About 600 ticketed Friday for illegally crossing tracks
http://www.insidesocal.com/theride/2007/09/about_600_ticketed_friday_for.html
Daily News/Along for the Ride Blog

Bike path not taken - City Hall's neglect is a poetic injustice
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_6913336
Daily News

Bullet train: benefit or burden?
Transit, ecology plusses weighed against growth
http://tinyurl.com/2kzhzj
Stockton Record

Daniel Weintraub: Sales tax for health care plan poses a dilemma
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/379791.html
Sacramento Bee

O.C.'s regional airport wrestles with success
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-johnwayne17sep17,1,6891782.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Paving the way for transportation: A TransNet watchdog looks back
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/09/16/perspective/151507190940.txt
North County Times/Californian

Rail's New Competitor: Buses. Part I: What Is Bus Rapid Transit?
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/09/rails-new-compe.html
Wired

Redlands streets to be closed during I-10 widening
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_6910568
Redlands Daily Facts

Tunnel approaches key decision - The new road would run 12 miles from Cajalco Road and Interstate 15 in south Corona to the junction of Highways 241 and 133 in Irvine
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/09/16/news/californian/0_4_669_16_07.txt
North County Times/Californian

Where the rubber is the road - Construction project will use recycled tires to repave roads, which makes for quieter commutes
http://www.burbankleader.com/articles/2007/09/15/politics/blr-constructionn08.txt
Burbank Leader

9/16/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday September 16, 2007

Amtrak Chugs to Record Ridership - Funding still a problem for subsidized rail service
http://www.pe.com/business/local/stories/PE_Biz_D_amtrak16.6b2a19.html
Press Enterprise

Bush Administration: Biking and Walking Is Not Transit
http://laist.com/2007/09/15/bush_administra.php
LAist

Del Mar residents vow to continue fight on rail tunnel slated for 2030
http://tinyurl.com/2kcuux
North County Times/Californian

Here are airport obstacles as viewed from L.A.
http://www.avpress.com/n/16/0916_s14.hts
Antelope Valley Press

L.A. has always been dense - Apartment complexes and duplexes have been a part of the city's character for a century
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-op-gish16sep16,0,5089185.story?coll=la-sunday-commentary
Los Angeles Times

L.A. to SD train service is blocked Sunday
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/9812152.html
Daily Breeze

Pedestrians in peril on Valley streets
http://origin.dailynews.com/ci_6907095
Daily News

Second Ave. subway line to get $125M in federal funding
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2007/09/15/2007-09-15_second_ave_subway_line_to_get_125m_in_fe.html
New York Daily News

SoCal Train Delays Due to Train Track Construction - Buses For Displaced Passengers
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5659639
ABC 7 TV

So Last Century - American railroads lag behind faster versions in Europe and Asia
http://www.pe.com/business/local/stories/PE_Biz_D_rail16.6b2f03.html
Press Enterprise

Stepping Out - They say only the rich, poor and crazy walk in L.A. Does it have to be that way?
http://www.latimes.com/features/magazine/west/la-tm-space27sep16,1,3167908.story?coll=la-headlines-west
Los Angeles Times