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11/03/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday November 3, 2007

Bike way will offer recreational commute
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_7352657
Redlands Daily Facts

Bloomberg to Urge U.S. Carbon Tax
http://www.carbontax.org/blogarchives/2007/11/02/bloomberg-to-urge-carbon-tax/
Carbon Tax Center

Ginger Gherardi: VCTC executive director, transportation ‘icon’ retires
http://tinyurl.com/2qja2e
Santa Paula Times

Here's the Things About Shortcuts
http://laist.com/2007/11/02/heres_the_thing.php
LAist

Joint-powers agency to focus on I-5 corridor
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7345746
Daily News

L.A. subway plans take a radical shift
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rail3nov03,0,2826046.story?coll=la-home-local
Los Angeles Times

Mexico City Metrobus Is Clearing Air, Traffic (BRT, Bus Rapid Transit)
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/007510.html
WorldChanging

More Than 200 Attend Conference Exploring Landmark Southern California Joint Development Complex (Anaheim ARTIC)
http://tinyurl.com/36unhq
AdHoc News

Pass-to-Riverside bus route under consideration
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_H_bus03.3d4942a.html
Press Enterprise

Remarks by President & CEO, AAA on Transportation Public Private Partnerships
http://tinyurl.com/ys8p29
All American Patriot

There They Go Again! (Transportation funding)
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/807/75/
CityWatchLA/AAA Westways Magazine

U.S. Transportation Workers May Get Smart ID Cards - Texas port workers are the first to test new digital credentials, granted after background check
http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,139207-c,privacysecurity/article.html
PC World

With high gas prices and airport delays, could we make our trains…A Better Way To Travel?
http://www.parade.com/articles/editions/2007/edition_11-04-2007/A_Better_Way_to_Travel
Parade Magazine

11/02/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday November 2, 2007

As oil price passes $93 a barrel, pain goes well past the pump - Price squeezes profits, crimps family budgets and raises inflation fears
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/467373.html
Sacramento Bee

Big rig ban passes - Measure to combat emissions now goes to mayor, council. L.B. is expected to follow
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7348564
Press Telegram

Cost of L.A.-to-Culver City rail line rises by $145 million - Officials say their original budget greatly underestimated how much the expense of labor and materials would increase
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-expo2nov02,1,5143948.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A. panel OKs cleanup plan for port trucks - The phased-in ban of old, more heavily polluting models used in short hauls aims to slash diesel soot. But the plan is expected to spark disputes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-port2nov02,1,2386844.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metro Expo Line: The Telenovela
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/11/01/metro-expo-line-the-telenovela/
MetroRiderLA

Ports Try To Block Polluters
http://www.gazettes.com/trucks11012007.html
Grunion Gazette

Rails reach the Inland Empire
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_7334178
Daily Bulletin

Return of Railroad Avenue? (Metro Exposition Line)
http://tinyurl.com/3bts54
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

So.CA.TA. Calls for Lobbying for 'Subway to the Sea'
http://tinyurl.com/ynmyec
Street Heat

WeHo Demands Subway Along SMB
http://wehonews.com/z/wehonews/archive/page.php?articleID=1845
West Hollywood News

11/01/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday November 1, 2007

Amtrak trains making new stops - Train service increasing in Orange, Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo stops
http://www.ocregister.com/news/train-northbound-southbound-1913473-trains-rail
Orange County Register

Budget faces sales-tax hit
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1795
Capitol Weekly

Commuter rail line worries prompt emergency meeting - As a state commission prepares to hear concerns about the Expo Line’s impact on Dorsey High School, residents and transit officials make dueling pleas to the public
http://tinyurl.com/38qf8d
Los Angeles Wave

DOT’s administrator cautions L.A., Long Beach ports on changes
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2007/Oct07/102907/103007-01.htm
Land Line Magazine

Driving Dangers: Road Rage, Accidents... Bad Air?
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_304164507.html
CBS 2 TV

Fire-Damaged Road On I-5 Closed For Repairs
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_303212013.html
CBS 2 TV

L.A. port truck switch miffs Long Beach
Panel is set to OK a 2012 deadline for emission cuts. Long Beach thought deal was for 2014
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10937151.html
Daily Breeze

License-plate scanners OK'd
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7334623
Daily News

Los Angeles County: Manufacturing, International Trade & Logistics – a diverse economy plays critical role in L.A. County’s continued growth
http://www.hemispheresmagazine.com/special/LAEDC_Oct07_WEB.pdf (.pdf)
United Hemispheres Magazine

New Traffic Management Facility Opens In Glendale
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_304231835.html
CBS 2 TV

Regional Traffic Center monitors Southland highways
http://tinyurl.com/3aruu5
Ventura County Star

Smart development along stretch of I-5
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7334830
Daily News

State panel OKs push to meet energy goals - California would fund research on and development of 10 fuel alternatives
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-newfuels1nov01,1,7368865.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Transit Ridership Jumps but so do Fares
http://tinyurl.com/294ehr
Mass Transit Magazine

Transportation Summit Monday in Ontario
http://www.dailybulletin.com/breakingnews/ci_7330116Daily Bulletin

10/31/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday October 31, 2007

710 tunnel could lead to more pollution
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7324538
Whittier Daily News

Caltrans' misguided U-turn on contracts - Its attempt to skirt a ban on race or gender preferences is an illegal bow to political correctness
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-connerly31oct31,0,1720187.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

City of Angels, then and now
http://tinyurl.com/2khpx9
Daily Trojan

City Searching For Land To Build New Parks
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_303193213.html
CBS 2 TV

Comment Deadline for Input on the Westside Extension Nov. 1
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/30/comment-deadline-for-input-on-the-westside-extension-nov-1/
MetroRiderLA

Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Meetings
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/30/eastside-transit-corridor-phase-2-meetings/
MetroRiderLA

Fed. Agency Opposes Truck Plan
http://tinyurl.com/2qgq8r
L.A. Business Journal

First look: Solair Wilshire (Wilshire/Western)
http://www.angelenic.com/construction/first-look-solair-wilshire/
Angelenic

GM fuel-cell prototype faces big test - 100 drivers will put vehicle through paces
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/462871.html
Sacramento Bee

Locals want red light on Expo - Community activists cite safety concerns, but city officials say plans are set
http://tinyurl.com/22ooz3
Daily Trojan

London loves it, but will S.F.? (congestion pricing)
http://www.examiner.com/a-1015945~London_loves_it_but_will_it_work_in_S_F__.html
SF Examiner

Missing Red Line Station
http://blogging.la/archives/2007/10/the_missing_red_line_station.phtml
Metro Blogging LA

Plug-ins going for a spin - 100 Northern California households to put modified Priuses through their paces
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/31/BAUIT3FBN.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach continue to struggle with ‘green trucks’solution
http://tinyurl.com/36pff9
Logistics Managment

Reopening of Newhall Pass tunnel in sight
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7325347
Daily News

Senate Passes Amtrak Funding for 6 Years
http://tinyurl.com/3buv8m
Associated Press

Time spent in car drives up air pollution exposure
http://www.sciencecodex.com/time_spent_in_car_drives_up_air_pollution_exposure
Science Codex

UC Davis to give plug-in hybrids a spin - 100 families to help it test consumers' reaction to the cars
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/462874.html
Sacramento Bee

WeHo Rocks the Metro Meetings
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=6919
Boi from Troy

10/30/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday October 30, 2007

2007 Growth and Transportation Survey
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=3089
Smart Growth Online

De-car-ing week: roundup
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/de-car-ing-we-5.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Feds oppose new truck plan
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7316900
Press Telegram

Gasoline prices follow oil upward - Crude futures hit new highs. The weak dollar, stormy weather in the Gulf of Mexico and other factors are cited
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas30oct30,1,5608407.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

L.B., economist Kyser honored
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_7306970
Press Telegram

LB port's plan for clean trucks stalls - Commissioners hold off on approval of the proposal as reports arise about disagreements between Long Beach and L.A. officials
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10884271.html
Daily Breeze

Metro Silently Introduces NexTrip Beta
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/29/metro-silently-introduces-nextrip-beta/
MetroRiderLA
Link to beta test site: http://socaltransport.org/NexTrip.php

Nike, Converse Green Truck Fleet at LA, Long Beach Ports
http://www.enn.com/energy/article/24145
Environmental News Network

Orange County Transportation Authority Enhances Efficiency of Complex Highway Network
http://tinyurl.com/ysfvjb
Business Wire

Re-imagining the Automobile Industry by Selling the Electricity
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/29/technology/29agassi.html?ref=business
New York Times

Video Update on the Westside Extension
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/10/29/video-update-on-the-westside-extension/
MetroRiderLA

10/29/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday October 29, 2007

2nd pass at LAX for A380 - Airbus will return to ensure the airport can handle the super-jumbo jet
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10859026.html
Daily Breeze

Chevron CEO To California: It’s Time To Get Real
http://www.cunninghamreport.com/news_item.php?id=086
Cunningham Report

Incentives will grow LA/ONT
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_7308275
Daily Bulletin

Not so fast - City officials want to review Expo Line plans again (page 10)
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/102907.pdf (.pdf)
Santa Monica Daily Press

PMA pushes to change port's 3-shift workday - Management thinks two 10-hour shifts would better serve needs of the ships and land carriers
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10859036.html
Daily Breeze

Relic may be rolling again - Streetcar plan gains speed as cities see practical charm
http://www.sacbee.com/101/story/459263.html
Sacramento Bee

Road to the Future? - Report Says I-5 May Hold Development Key
http://tinyurl.com/ytvl3k
San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Senate set to consider 6-year, $19.2B Amtrak legislation
http://tinyurl.com/35ht8b
Clarion Ledger

To reduce crime, crack down on Orange Line free-riders
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7306957
Daily News

10/28/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday October 28, 2007

City forms plan to expand airport (Banning)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7294512
Daily Bulletin

De-car-ing week: Flexcar and the joys of semi-ownership
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/de-car-ing-we-3.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Forward Thinking Transportation Solution – High Desert Corridor
http://tinyurl.com/2cc5wa
Santa Clarita Signal

How Ballparks Are Easing Traffic Tie-Ups
http://www.thestreet.com/s/how-ballparks-are-easing-traffic-tie-ups/funds/goodlife/10376804.html?puc=googlefi
The Street

Lawmakers debate Transit Village - Some say funding rules biased against `bus-based' projects
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_7292269
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Railroad track trespassers feel sting of fines
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7301707
Whittier Daily News

Rancho Cucamonga dedicates its section of trail - A ribbon cutting along Pacific Electric Trail was the culmination of seven years of planning
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7302089
Daily Bulletin

Simon Henley in "The Architecture of Parking," finds beauty in dark garages
http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/10/23/arts/blume.php
International Herald Tribune

Survey Reveals Americans Preference For Transit Development
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28046
Planetizen
Link to report: http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/narsgareport2007.html