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10/20/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday October 20, 2007

101-405 Freeway Interchange Finally Complete: More Than 300,000 Vehicles Pass Through Interchange Every Day
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5715826
ABC 7 TV

101-405 Interchange Project Completed
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_292145958.html
CBS 2 TV

Caltrans installing on-ramp meters
http://tinyurl.com/38nsul
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Editorial: Ride the rails into the future - Crash provides transit lesson
http://tinyurl.com/3cbanm
Ventura County Star

Gas price breaks $3 a gallon as major hikes seen in 2008
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7230516
Daily News

GM to lend SUVs to prove hydrogen fuel holds water
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-garage20oct20,0,2608759.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

House passes rail-safety act inked by local
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7219537
Whittier Daily News

Improved 101-405 crossing marks end of decade-long battle to ease gridlock
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7230591
Daily News

Metro Westside meetings: Yes, the Westside wants the subway
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/metro-westside-.html
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink Will Keep Extra Cars Running Next Week
http://tinyurl.com/2txtj2
Santa Clarita Signal

Pedicab Problem - A Second Effort to Run Rickshaw-Like Devices Downtown Is Snuffed
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/10/22/news/news05.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Plan Ventura County's future
http://tinyurl.com/3cqr85
Moorpark Acorn

Roto-routing the Valley's clogged artery - Officials celebrate long- anticipated completion of the 405-101 interchange, but realize more work and controversy are ahead
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway20oct20,1,1572917.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

State to sue U.S. to allow tailpipe rules
http://laist.com/2007/10/19/surprise_the_re.php
Los Angeles Times

Surprise, the Red Line Subway runs after 1 a.m.
http://laist.com/2007/10/19/surprise_the_re.php
LAist

10/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday October 19, 2007

Alternative Car Expo brings future of transportation to Santa Monica
http://tinyurl.com/2h79ew

California ready to sue EPA to enact greenhouse-gas rules
http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_7222028?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

City Has Yet To Give Funds for Expo Line
http://www.socal.com/articles/3839-99.html
Culver City News

Clean Air Truck Plan In Battle
http://www.gazettes.com/trucks10182007.html
Grunion Gazette

Crenshaw alignment that’s just peachy
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/19/crenshaw-alignment-thats-just-peachy/
MetroRiderLA

Downtown Connector alternatives analysis meetings
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/17/downtown-connector-alternatives-analysis-meetings/
Metro Rider LA

Drivers Finally Going to Get Relief Through Sepulveda Pass Will Create Reversible Lane Through Mulholland Tunnel on Sepulveda Blvd
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5713783
ABC 7 TV

Expo Line Phase 2 initial screening meetings
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/18/expo-line-phase-2-initial-screening-meetings/
Metro Rider LA

Gas prices jump 9 cents
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7223896
Daily News

Governor removes term limits from SoCal air-board chairman
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1769
Capitol Weekly

Historic bill in Senate to fight warming - California law a model for new measure
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/19/MNKCSSD3I.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

House Passes Rail Safety Bill by Wide Margin - Measure would foster the implementation of positive train control by 2014
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11570
Progressive Railroading

MTS Approves Broad Transit-Fare Hikes
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/14373416/detail.html
NBC San Diego

New regs for Ports of L.A., Long Beach may come from CARB
http://tinyurl.com/ynqbtn
Land Line Magazine

Not Just Thingamabobs: Present, Future of "Movement" Actualized at Alternative Energy and Transportation Expo
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2007/10/19/067874.html
The Auto Channel

Rock Hurled Thru Bus Window In South L.A.
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_291033128.html
CBS 2 TV

Trains, cars, Arnold and the growth of I-5
http://tinyurl.com/33xpms
North County Times/Californian

Weiner calls for hearings, IG probe on traffic program
http://thehill.com/the-executive/weiner-calls-for-hearings-ig-probe-on-traffic-program-2007-10-19.html
The Hill

10/18/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday October 18, 2007

Anaheim wants help in building transit center - Anaheim and OCTA to host conference that could help make plans for a transportation hub a reality
http://www.ocregister.com/news/anaheim-transportation-artic-1897172-center-information
Orange County Register

Analysis shows East L.A. could support itself - Supporters of cityhood for unincorporated East Los Angeles say financial report gives their chances a boost
http://tinyurl.com/2bg4pn
Wave Newspapers

Beijing to start building 6 new subway lines by year end
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/6284353.html
China People’s Daily

Caltrans reconsiders speed limit near I-5 crash - Caltrans calls for a review of the 55-mph limit in the tunnel near Santa Clarita where Friday's 31-vehicle wreck occurred
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway18oct18,1,4653123.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=5&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Cell phones, Internet could be used to pay parking meters - New system to speed process, charge more for peak usage times
http://origin.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_7201778
Daily Review

Downtown Connector alternatives analysis
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/17/downtown-connector-alternatives-analysis/
MetroRiderLA

Fair fare? Want better, cheaper public transit? Think about your ride
http://ww2.sdcitybeat.com/cms/story/detail/?id=6284
San Diego City Beat

L.A. Sniper: Return of the Bandits - The mayor and two of his closest friends try to revise history on the great bond robbery. Partners in crime: Don’t trust these guys with your bus-fare money - or a $20 billion bond
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6342&IssueNum=228
L.A. City Beat

Letters to the Editor: Driven to Change (scroll down page) re: “MTA’s $1 Billion Development Scheme” [Oct. 12–18]
http://www.laweekly.com/news/letters/letters-called-out/17487/
L.A. Weekly

Public Meetings for Proposed Fare Increase
http://tinyurl.com/33kb39
Foothill Transit

Reversible lane OK'd for Mulholland Tunnel
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7208480
Daily News

Ventura Boulevard fixes set
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7208545
Daily News

Weiss helps reject free parking plan
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7207760
Daily News

Westside Extension Transit Study Corridor picture report
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/17/westside-extension-transit-study-corridor-picture-report/
MetroRiderLA

Widening, after all these years - Our view: Bond money for I-5 improvements welcome but long, long overdue
http://tinyurl.com/2325ar
North County Times/Californian

10/17/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday October 17, 2007

First Of Metro's Monthly Online Chats Set For Noon
http://www.knbc.com/news/14358693/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Gasoline tops $3-per-gallon mark in state - Summer's vacation from pump price shock is all over
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/436359.html
Sacramento Bee

Got a traffic grievance? Air it on Metro's first Live Chat Internet forum
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7202415
Daily News

L.A. gets $150 million to synchronize traffic lights - The state bond money will fund an effort that could cut drive times by 16% when completed in June 2011, city officials say
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-synchronize17oct17,0,5584557.story?coll=la-home-local
Los Angeles Times

New Multi-Million Dollar Plan to Get Los Angeles Traffic Moving
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5709821
KABC 7 TV
Link to news release from the California Governor's Office:
http://gov.ca.gov/index.php?/press-release/7739/

Record Price of Oil Raises New Fears
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/17/business/worldbusiness/17oil.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

State panel in town to discuss goods movement - $2 billion slated for projects to soften the impact on communities caused by activity at local ports and the resulting truck and train traffic
http://www.ocregister.com/news/orange-goods-along-1893591-transportation-county
Orange County Register

Step Out of the NY Subway and Know Which Way is Which
http://gothamist.com/2007/10/16/step_out_of_the.php
Gothamist

Traffic woes demonstrate vulnerability
http://tinyurl.com/2pl5l7
USC Daily Trojan

Transit agencies continue to push the fare collection technology envelope, smart-card association says
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11557
Progressive Railroading

Transportation secretary praises Bay Area congestion-relief plan
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/17/BABMSQTKT.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

10/16/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday October 16, 2007

Are planners ready for the Drew Carey (not so free) freeway?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27720
Planetizen

City Hall must move on gridlock
http://www.dailynews.com/editorial/ci_7169854
Daily News

Elevated extension of 57 Freeway is 'feasible,' report says - A proposed eight-mile route above the Santa Ana River connecting to the San Diego Freeway would cost about $2 billion, a study says
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa16oct16,1,6536275.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gold Line to airport - idea has wings
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_7188414
Daily Bulletin

In case of emergency, many Inland freeways offer no other way out
http://tinyurl.com/3ym6nq
Press Enterprise

Interchanges a risk to system
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7188958
Press Telegram

Logistics News: Are Plans for “Water Highways” to Relieve Truck Congestion Good for Supply Chains? As Calls for Use of Water Routes Increase, will Just-in-Time again become Just-in-Case?
http://www.scdigest.com/assets/on_target/07-10-15-1.php?cid=1297
Supply Chain Digest

Maglev's alive, but is it well?
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07288/825534-147.stm
Pittsburg Post Gazette

Put light rail on fast track - WE don't need a poll to tell us that a light rail train ending at Ontario Airport rather than Montclair makes way more sense.
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_7185677
Pasadena Star News

Red-light camera enforcement plan off to slow start
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7188485
Daily News

Region's transit a hostage to terrain - The I-5 crash reveals vulnerability to closure of major mountain routes. Geography precludes easy answers
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-geography16oct16,1,5983463.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Wary I-5 commuters try the train
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-commute16oct16,1,1896013.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

10/15/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday October 15, 2007

As NASA prepares to send Americans back to the moon, engineers at Dryden Flight Research Center are working to help make the journey's start safer
http://www.avpress.com/n/15/1015_s2.hts
Antelope Valley Press

City to be reimbursed for synching signals
http://www.avpress.com/n/15/1015_s12.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Flaws found in O.C. tollway foes' study - The report had backed expanding the I-5 instead of building the turnpike. Toll road officials call the analysis superficial, inaccurate
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollway15oct15,1,117355.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=2&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Interstate 5 is back in business
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway15oct15,1,3276861.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=3&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Motorist fee increases signed by governor - Registration costs will go up $3 per year for all vehicles and a smog abatement charge on new cars will jump from $12 to $20 a year.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bills15oct15,1,4034457.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

10/14/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday October 14, 2007

Another View: California high-speed train would complement commuter-rail service
By Quentin L. Kopp
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/429809.html
Sacramento Bee

Court might decide future of port trucking program - If shippers, activists can't agree, fate of plan would be decided in court
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7165683
Press Enterprise

Daniel Weintraub: Ports' growth, environment collide in Los Angeles
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/429793.html
Sacramento Bee

Inland transportation issues get chamber attention
http://www.pe.com/business/local/stories/PE_Biz_D_chamber13.70c3b8.html
Press Enterprise

Mayor Villaraigosa Endorses Extension of Light-Rail - Gold Line Is Under Construction
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5706897
KABC 7 TV

Metrolink To Beef Up Accommodations For Work Week - Train Surge Reminiscent Of 1994 Arrangements
http://www.knbc.com/news/14338242/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

New airline in town
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_7171253
Press Telegram

Tough Commute Anticipated After Pileup
http://tinyurl.com/2vjasn
Associated Press