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10/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday October 13, 2007

2 face trial in traffic `sabotage'
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10520547.html
Daily Breeze

2 L.A. traffic engineers must face trial - They are accused of trying to sabotage traffic flow at four busy intersections just before a job action by the city's Engineers and Architects Assn
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-me-traffic13oct13,1,5780169.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Dual routes suggested for high-speed rail system
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/13/BARDSP6V6.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Four-lane Route 76 gets nod in long-awaited impact report
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20071013-9999-1mi13rte76.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Gold Line extension possible - L.A. mayor endorses preliminary study
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_7168204?source=most_viewed
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Metro Crenshaw-Prairie corridor meetings
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/12/metro-crenshaw-prairie-corridor-meetings/
MetroRiderLA

Metro Gold Line Resumes Service In Pasadena
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_286160310.html
CBS 2 TV

Online chat with Metro board chair
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/12/online-chat-with-metro-board-chair/
MetroRiderLA

Santa Ana getting serious about streetcars - City officials are considering line that would link its train station, downtown and civic center
http://www.ocregister.com/news/streetcar-city-santa-1889459-people-portland
Orange County Register

Southern California National Freight Gateway Collaboration
http://tinyurl.com/2rq4tp
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Hipster Bus
http://tinyurl.com/2tydfl
Santa Monica Mirror/Lookout News

Will Los Angeles settle with ex-DOT chief? - Two weeks after mayor abruptly fired his Department of Transportation chief, some city leaders are trying to negotiate a settlement to persuade her to drop her appeal and avoid a high-profile, racially charged hearing over her termination
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10498832.html
Daily Breeze

10/12/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday October 12, 2007

Airport board OKs purchase of 40 ethanol-fueled sedans for police and operations
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/10/11/news_-_features/lax/l3.txt
The Argonaut

City considers payout to fired transportation chief
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-jeff12oct12,1,4771384.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

City updating housing plan, while lawsuit is pending - Irvine is still at odds with SCAG over how much affordable housing must be built
http://www.ocregister.com/news/housing-city-irvine-1886401-units-affordable
Orange County Register

Comment period extended for proposed deepwater LNG port southwest of LAX
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/10/11/news_-_features/santa_monica/sm3.txt
The Argonaut

Developer offers UCR Metrolink station as part of land swap
http://tinyurl.com/36am62
Press Enterprise

LA MTA tabs PB to develop transit solution for Crenshaw-Prairie corridor
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11530
Progressive Railroading

Left-Turn Signals Being Installed At Most Congested LA Intersections
http://www.knbc.com/traffic/14319826/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Metro seeks input at Oct. 18th meeting on Westside Transit Corridor Study
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/10/11/news_-_features/area/a2.txt
The Argonaut

NBC Goes Green With Consolidation of L.A. Operations at Red Line Station
http://www.tvweek.com/news/2007/10/nbc_goes_green_with_consolidat.php
TV Week

Pico Artists at Work event seeks to paint new picture of Pico Boulevard
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/10/11/news_-_features/top_stories/1wo.txt
The Argonaut

Port Touts Changes At Green Port Fest
http://www.gazettes.com/greenport10112007.html
Grunion Gazette

Pros and Cons of Underground Cellphone Technology
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/10/11/the-pros-and-cons-of-underground-cellphone-technology/
New York Times

Rail traffic message readied - UNDERPASSES: Business leaders say the Inland area needs a big share of $2 billion in bond funds.
http://tinyurl.com/2jqjno
Press Enterprise

Testimony puts focus on Inland pollution
http://tinyurl.com/2wdnml
Press Enterprise

Transportation manager Jeff urged to settle L.A.
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7153717
Daily News

10/11/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday October 11, 2007

10,000 Metrolink passengers delayed - Rush hour breakdown halts trains in Union Station
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train11oct11,1,3243424.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Air Wars - Victories and defeats in L.A.’s battle against pollution
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6294&IssueNum=227
L.A. City Beat

Bike trail to link Pio Pico State Park with river
http://tinyurl.com/355ocw
Wave Newspapers

Error Causes Delays For Metrolink, Amtrak Trains
http://www.knbc.com/news/14314534/detail.html
KNC 4 TV

Examples of Best Practices for Communicating the Economic Benefits of Transportation
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8240
Transportation Research Board

Focusing on freight - Sen. Boxer convenes hearing on pollution in the Inland Empire
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7143155
Daily Bulletin

Freight Management in Manhattan: Tax Incentives and High-Tech Tools for Night Owls - Researchers win $1.2M DOT grant to develop methods for shifting truck deliveries to off-hours
http://news.rpi.edu/update.do?artcenterkey=2323
RPI

Land Value Impacts of Rail Transit Services
http://www.realtor.org/smart_growth.nsf/Pages/valueimpacts?OpenDocument
National Association of Realtors

Locals give city leaders tips on keeping traffic moving smoothly
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/4232/1/Staying-with-the-flow/Page1.html/print/4232
Santa Monica Daily Press

Metro In Possession Of Angels Flight
http://www.angelenic.com/downtown-general/metro-in-possession-of-angels-flight/
Angelic Blog

MTA's $1 Billion Development Scheme - Eleven transit honchos were barred from voting due to money conflicts. So they drew straws
Page 1 http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/mtas-1-billion-development-scheme/17462/
Page 2 http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/mtas-1-billion-development-scheme/17462/?page=2
L.A. Weekly

Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Web Site Redesign Coming Soon
http://www.rita.dot.gov/redesign_notification.html
U.S. DOT

Restoring Regional Equity to the Federal Highway Trust Fund
http://www.heritage.org/Research/SmartGrowth/bg2074.cfm
Heritage Foundation

Shippers and carriers alike oppose port’s pending clean truck program
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/CA6488614.html?industry=Ocean&industryid=2032
Logistics Management

Top Public Transportation Leaders Are Honored By The American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/071009_apta_awards.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Traffic funds may pay for intersection work
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7142568
Daily News

10/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday October 10, 2007

California truckers call for different plan to improve ports’ air quality
http://tinyurl.com/37pq3y
eTrucker

Changes urged in proposal for ports - Some business and trade groups want to scrap a clean-truck plan
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ports10oct10,1,3534291.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Dip felt on trucks, not roads
http://tinyurl.com/2sf866
Press Telegram

Dodger Stadium eyed for '09 World Baseball Classic
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_7126376?source=rss
Daily News

Gas use keeps falling in state - Higher Prices Driving Lower Fuel Consumption
http://www.mercurynews.com/localnewsheadlines/ci_7134553
Mercury News

Metro Announces PDA-Compatible Website
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/08/metro-announces-pda-compatible-website/
MetroRiderLA

Metro Goes Mobile
http://laist.com/2007/10/08/metro_goes_mobi.php
LAist

Metro goes mobile: Trip Planner on your celly
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/metro-goes-mobi.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Next commuter lane at the 405 may be for wildlife
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-animals10oct10,1,6824983.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Not biking can kill you, plus a bike social 10/11
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/not-biking-can-.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

October transit meetings
http://lavisions.blogspot.com/2007/10/october-transit-meetings.html
L.A. Visions

Pump prices rise in state, fall in U.S. - Average gasoline cost in California is up 2 cents a gallon from last week amid tight supplies
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas10oct10,1,4428755.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

SANBAG fills financial post
http://tinyurl.com/3bjoog
Press Enterprise

Sound walls the final phase in Interstate 10 improvement
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_7128233
Redlands Daily Facts

Toll Roads Struggle To Gain Political Consensus
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27575
Planetizen

Web site of transit history keeps the record
http://www.insidesocal.com/theride/2007/10/a_web_site_of_transit_history.html
Daily News/Along for the Ride Blog

10/09/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday October 9, 2007

Big cities try to ease way for bicyclists
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-10-07-bicyclists_N.htm
USA Today

Cargo decline is another sign of slowing economy - The falloff of goods from toys to kitchen tiles flowing into the L.A., Long Beach and other ports stuns observers
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ports9oct09,1,527788.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

County and city officials filming video in fight to get transportation dollars
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7123094
Daily Bulletin

Decision on south O.C. tollway is postponed - The Transportation Corridor Agencies request the delay to allow more time to respond to a report that the route would violate the state's coastal act
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toll9oct09,1,6192524.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

HNTB's Transportation Point Focuses on Intelligent Transportation Systems
http://www.hntb.com/documents/pdf/HNTB-TP-4-2007.pdf
Transportation Point

Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting Award Winners
http://www.ite.org/awards/winners/2007/default.asp
ITE

Long Beach Airport getting more flights - ExpressJet to launch service to Monterey, Reno/Tahoe, Fresno
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_7121954
Daily News

Looks Like 'Taps' For The NY MTA Metrocard - End Of Line Looms With MTA Credit-Pay Expansion
http://tinyurl.com/34cqe6
New York Post

Metrolink 706 Riders Like To Ride The Crazy Train
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_280165242.html
CBS 2 TV

Metrolink study moves forward
http://www.ocregister.com/news/shuttle-city-hoffman-1883250-metrolink-mission
Orange County Register

MTA Site Designed For Commuters On The Go
http://www.knbc.com/news/14296524/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Quarter Miles - Pay-as-You-Drive (PAYD) Pilot Project
http://www.govtech.com/gt/133821
Government Technology

REBUILDING THE INFRASTRUCTURE - Chamber Launches Major Initiative
http://www.uschambermagazine.com/content/0710_1.htm
U.S. Chamber

San Bernardino depot to be film set - Eastwood directing movie starring Jolie
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_7122907
San Bernardino Sun

State's environmental fate rests in governor's hands
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7114364
Whittier Daily News

Talkin’ Traffic - Residents identify 'hot spots' and offer suggestions to city's new Traffic Task Force
http://www.ocregister.com/news/traffic-force-task-1883354-avenida-city
Orange County Register

10/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday October 8, 2007

A planning guru's pep talk for L.A
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtqa8oct08,1,5804193.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

An invitation to the EPA
Take some action against foul oceangoing polluters, or we'll see you in court
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_7113176
Press Telegram

Contract for Metro transit patrols up for grabs - Sheriff may get competition from other police agencies
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7113368
Daily News

Crenshaw rail plans back on track? Officials are discussing line's possible route and whether it should be light rail or a busway. Idea is to link Wilshire Boulevard to the Green Line
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10311092.html
Daily Breeze

Make project a reality - Without question, developer John Leung has grabbed the attention of El Monte, which approved his $1 billion El Monte Transit Village project last month
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_7114011
Whittier Daily News

Subway meetings
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtbox8oct08,1,3340315.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

10/07/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday October 7, 2007

Cutting through China's smoke - Beijing will order cutbacks in industry and auto emissions for the Olympic Games, and the effects may be measurable worldwide
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-op-garrett7oct07,0,5846910.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

Did the press not act fast enough on traffic issues?
http://laist.com/2007/10/06/did_the_press_n.php
LAist

Forum: No magic bullet for transportation funding
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=63634
eTrucker

Metrolink train 706 commuters chirp up over Magnolia Bird Farm landmark
http://tinyurl.com/38rggr
Press Enterprise

San Francisco Bay Area Ponders Gas Tax Hike
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27520
Planetizen

Toll road not worth it
http://tinyurl.com/3y5uj7
North County Times/Californian

U.S. officials vow help on third Tijuana crossing
http://tinyurl.com/2qpzfb
San Diego Union Tribune