Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/27/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday October 27, 2007

7th/metro station’s new ad blitz
http://tinyurl.com/3ygzjg
Angelenic

AC Transit Experiments With Alternative FuelsGoal To Cut Down Carbon Emissions
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=local&id=5723138
ABC TV

Airport Check-in: Smaller buses to serve LAX FlyAway routes
http://blogs.usatoday.com/sky/2007/10/airport-chec-15.html
USA Today

Bay Area facing lifestyle changes to achieve greenhouse gas goals
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/27/MNBBT1SFF.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Bringing Back Broadway, Again - City Has Another Plan to Revive Key Corridor, Though Past Failures Indicate Nothing Will Be Easy
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/10/29/news/news01.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

On Investing in California's Future - Leveraging all resources to build for the future
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2007/10/26/EDCFT096J.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

State rules crash with Transit Village
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_7295417
Pasadena Star News

Transportation: A scarce resource in the future
http://thegroundfloor.typepad.com/the_ground_floor/2007/10/transportation-.html
The Ground Floor / Urban Land Institute

What's the holdup? Ongoing road improvement projects in the city nearly complete
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/news/2007/1026/Front_Page/004.html
Simi Valley Acorn

10/26/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday October 26, 2007

5 Percent Of Metro Riders Don't Pay Fare - MTA Looks Into Security Measures
http://www.knbc.com/news/14426309/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Air Resources Board moves to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/26/BA1IT0DQ8.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Amtrak California ridership up
http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=6805
Central Valley Business Times

Battle of Boyle Heights - East L.A. Community Corp. on gentrification's next front
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oew-cabildo26oct26,0,1401680.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Clean Truck Plan to Get Crucial Vote
http://tinyurl.com/2d5z2y
Los Angeles Business Journal

Community Meeting: Westside Extension
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/24/community-meeting-westside-extension/
MetroRiderLA

Costco to bring parking in bulk? Local: Lakewood residents fear traffic trouble when retailer moves in; city anticipates issues
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7283253
Press Telegram

Fontana to break ground on Cypress Avenue-I-10 overcrossing
http://tinyurl.com/2xd7c7
Press Enterprise

Many Views Aired at Expo Line Meeting
http://tinyurl.com/3c5e8v
Santa Monica Mirror

Metro fare evasion a problem
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7283244
Daily News

Official pushes for L.A. toll lanes - Federal transit aide urges the MTA to consider congestion pricing to ease traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-congestion26oct26,1,7915096.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Oil tops $90 a barrel, setting record
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil26oct26,1,6062577.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Ports to weigh ban on older big rigs - Emissions rules would apply to all trucks at L.A.-Long Beach complex
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10813291.html
Daily Breeze

State gets early start in cutting air pollution
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7283497
Press Telegram

Unpaid fares may cost MTA millions - Percentage of non-payers using subway, light rail and Orange Line rises at night and on weekends, report shows
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-me-evade26oct26,1,5102942.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

10/25/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday October 25, 2007

$500K secured for rail study ending at ONT
http://www2.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7272492
Daily Bulletin

Bike Dislike - Laid-back Santa Monica clashes with Critical Mass
http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/bike-dislike/17548/
LA Weekly

Bus scheduling algorithm picks up the slack - A prizewinning paper by a USC Viterbi School engineer elegantly solves a basic transit scheduling problem, potentially meaning shorter waits and faster trips for riders
http://www.physorg.com/news112376359.html
Physorg

Dorsey High’s underground debate (scroll down page to last paragraphs)
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6387&IssueNum=229
LA City Beat

Funding keeps high-speed rail project alive - The state Transportation Commission allocates $15.5 million for engineering and design work on the proposed line between the Southland and San Francisco. A critic calls it 'pork for the engineering
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rail25oct25,1,6798420.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gold Line benefits from LAX-expansion dread
http://tinyurl.com/2ccp6g
Press Enterprise

Jody Feerst Litvak - The woman from Metro who hears all of our complaints about Westside traffic
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6383&IssueNum=229
L.A. City Beat

Residents tussle with MTA over Expo safety concerns
http://tinyurl.com/386zhl
Los Angeles Wave

Survey indicates decline in peak season activity may be more than a trend
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/CA6494031.html
Logistics Management

Transit leaders back 2 Northern California high-speed rail routes
http://tinyurl.com/22l3ve
San Francisco Chronicle

10/24/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday October 24, 2007

3rd Subway to the Sea community meeting
http://www.socata.net/gm/archives/00000058.shtml
Southern California Transit Advocates

Are Toll Roads The Solution?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27849
Planetizen

California DMV Puts Teen Driving Lessons on YouTube
http://www.news10.net/display_story.aspx?storyid=34103
KXTV-TV
Link to California DMV YouTube page: http://www.youtube.com/californiadmv

City Considers Expo Line Alternatives
http://tinyurl.com/yskhpm
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Experts say don't let freeway jams jangle your nerves
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7262826
Daily News

Foothill Transit fare increase meetings
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/23/foothill-transit-fare-increase-meetings/
MetroRiderLA

Jeff’s Green Line Expre$$ Rolls On
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/785/75/
CityWatchLA

Jerry Brown Advocates Early Support for AB 32 Implementation - California's landmark greenhouse gas emissions law, AB 32, will take years to take effect.
http://tinyurl.com/33r66s
The Planning Report

Let California clean its air - The state shouldn't have to waste time suing the EPA over vehicle emissions standards
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-epa24oct24,0,2095994.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Living in L.A. Without a Car
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/10/living-in-la-wi.html
Wired

Long Beach appoints transportation director
http://www.cargonewsasia.com/secured/article.aspx?id=13&article=14412
Cargo News

Los Angeles' underground movement
http://www.gulfnews.com/opinion/off_cuff/10162017.html
Gulf News

Paying off Gloria Jeff - The fired transit chief is set to receive $95,000 from City Hall so she won't sue
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-jeff24oct24,0,955394.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Save The Date: The Great Los Angeles Walk Returns Nov. 17
http://franklinavenue.blogspot.com/2007/10/save-date-great-los-angeles-walk.html
Franklin Avenue

Schwarzenegger vetoes Treasure Island toll plan
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/24/BAARSUVB4.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

State can't afford infrastructure without some new ideas
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_7263514
Daily Bulletin

Tolls to Pay for Transit: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/007451.html
World Changing

10/23/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday October 23, 2007

Californians hit hardest by gasoline price surge - Pain at the state's pumps is the worst since August, with a 9-cent jump in one week
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas23oct23,1,6394843.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

California needs infrastructure `Plan B'
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_7250431
Daily Bulletin

California plans global warming suit against EPA
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7253226
Daily News

Clean energy bets on natural gas - Seal Beach-based company lays the groundwork for an environmentally friendly harbor
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_7243434
Press Telegram

De-car-ing
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/weekly-green-to.html
Los Angeles Times Emerald City Blog

Electrical Outage Interrupts Metrolink Service
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_295124806.html
CBS 2 TV

For subway fans: World's transit maps
http://www.mercurynews.com/travel/ci_7249570
Mercury News

I Am Taking the Subway for the First Time
http://laist.com/2007/10/18/i_just_took_the.php
LAist

L.A. awards fired transit chief $95,000 - After contending that she was wrongfully fired by the mayor, Gloria Jeff receives an irrevocable settlement that has some in City Hall fuming
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-me-jeff23oct23,1,6880456.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

New airport overseer has high hopes - Gina Marie Lindsey was appointed executive director of Los Angeles World Airports in June
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7250451
Daily Bulletin

Ousted city manager to get payout - Deal, just under $100,000 limit, doesn't need council or mayor OK
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7250608
Daily News

Panel to consider new truck routes - Group hopes to ease congestion on freeways as trucking volume increases
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7252925
Press Telegram

San Francisco to Test Demand-Based Parking Meter Program
http://tinyurl.com/2buscu
Smart Growth Online

Smarter Evacuations
http://www.govtech.com/tt/articles/150701
Government Technology

Traffic plan for freeway stretch - OCTA and Brea look ahead to 57 widening project
http://www.ocregister.com/news/project-freeway-city-1902110-brea-olmos
Orange County Register

10/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday October 22, 2007

Addressing a structural deficiency - An architectural historian has a plan to save nation's aging infrastructure. Sarah Goldhagen says the American Society of Civil Engineers puts the cost to repair US schools, roads, and sewer and transit systems at $1.6 trillion
http://tinyurl.com/2wzkw9
Boston Globe

Can we afford the financial future?
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_7243668
Pasadena Star News

DWP finds walking creates congestion
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtqa22oct22,1,2244528.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Increase in bus fares looms - Foothill Transit considers hike
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_7243921
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Metro Westside Transit Corridor Study
http://tinyurl.com/2dgft6
Canyon News

Plan for Gold Line to airport off track
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_7237796
Daily Bulletin

Seattle To Vote On Roads, Transit Package - A $47 billion proposal to add new lanes and build 50 miles of light-rail heads to the ballot box
http://www.planetizen.com/node/27816
Planetizen

Small fixes - Not all traffic solutions are of the major variety
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7235123
Daily News

There Must Be Another Way South
http://tinyurl.com/ypt8oq
Santa Clarita Signal

Transportation Needs Top Priority in Sacramento
http://tinyurl.com/2uuuvm
Santa Clarita Signal

10/21/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday October 21, 2007

7 Injured In Truck, MTA Bus Crash In Panorama City
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_293200118.html
CBS 2 TV

Burbank wins clean air award - City’s ‘green garage’ full of vehicles that operate on natural gas contributes to its district recognition
http://tinyurl.com/3ceh6t
Burbank Leader

Expo Line plan runs into resistance - A proposed train crossing near an L.A. high school will make an intersection safer, officials contend. Not so fast, critics say
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-expo21oct21,1,366702.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Expo puts environment in the driver's seat - Alternative-fuel vehicles take center stage as visitors seek ways to save gas and the Earth.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cars21oct21,1,3128397.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

LAX leader proposes charging OC to fly
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10688071.html
Daily Breeze

Light-Rail Sprinter Still on Track for Dec. 16 Start, Officials Report
http://tinyurl.com/34rpf7
San Diego Business Journal

Significant hurdles --- endangered animals --- remain to toll road
http://tinyurl.com/3x9ak7
North County Times/Californian