Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

11/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday November 10, 2007

An Acorn sitdown with former mayor and VCTC head
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/news/2007/1109/Community/005.html
Simi Valley Acorn

Californians support tax on carbon output
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/480298.html
Sacramento Bee
Full report: http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2250.pdf (.pdf)

'Cargo Oriented Development' Brings Life To Industrial Areas
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28303
Planetizen

Inland counties' work not over to get road money
http://tinyurl.com/yud9qa
Press Enterprise

Loft Residents Enjoy Urban Life Near Station... But Do They Take the Train?
http://www.scpr.org/news/stories/2007/11/09/00_oc_transit_oriented_.html
KPCC 89.3 FM

Seeking input on Metro project (Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Phase 2)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7420251
Whittier Daily News

Time for a Grown Up Talk on LA Housing
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/826/75/
CityWatchLA

TransitPeople and a trip to the aquarium via Metro - I'm convinced many Angelenos who've never taken public transit would totally become regular Metro riders if they just tried it once
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/11/transitpeople-a.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Transportation officials discuss traffic fixes for L.A.
http://tinyurl.com/2zvgwm
Studio City Sun

Voters sign off on several transit ballot measures
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11707
Progressive Railroading

11/09/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday November 9, 2007

Artists are sharply divided over project near L.A. River - Supporters see a boon to the arts district in the proposed complex of housing, shops and gallery space. Foes see an out-of-place, outsize 'wall.' (One Santa Fe, Metro Division 20)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arts9nov09,1,6127000.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Blueprint for American Prosperity: Unleashing the Potential of a Metropolitan Nation (urban planning, infrastructure)
http://www.brookings.edu/events/2007/1106blueprint.aspx
Brookings

California needs budget realism - Fixing California's budget mess will require bold, courageous leadership. Are you listening, governor?
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-budget9nov09,0,4595642.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Clean Truck Plan Backs Up at the Ports - REGULATIONS: Chorus of disapproval leads to uncertainty
http://tinyurl.com/3deodm
L.A. Business Journal

Coalition seeking transit money bonanza - FIVE COUNTIES: Members want $1.7 billion in state bond funds assigned to Southern California
http://tinyurl.com/ys4g9v
Press Enterprise

County on track toward commuter - Ventura to begin 18-month Mobility Plan to solve traffic woes
http://www.vcreporter.com/article.php?id=5391&IssueNum=149
Ventura County Reporter

Expo Line Authority studying alternatives; Santa Monica Council to study changes
http://tinyurl.com/3arzuy
The Argonaut

Funds fuel bus hub in Yucaipa
http://tinyurl.com/376m2h
Press Enterprise

Gov. sues U.S. over clean-air standards
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-fi-warm9nov09,1,3898770.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Help Amtrak keep on trackin' - A Senate bill gives Amtrak a cash and accountability infusion. It deserves support
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1109/p08s01-comv.html
CS Monitor

Hillary Clinton's climate and energy plan - The full text of Clinton's plan
http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2007/11/5/93656/3939
Grist

The L.A. Times’ FALSE subway story (scroll down page to second story)
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6462&IssueNum=231
L.A. City Beat

Metro's Stealth "Short Term" Fare Hike
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2007/11/metros-stealth-short-term-fare-hike.html
StreetHeatLA

NBC move from Burbank to Universal City faces hurdle - opposition has started to build over concerns about the project's massive scale and its potential impact on traffic
http://origin.dailynews.com/ci_7411321
Daily News

Orange County Sees Growth of "Transit-Oriented Development"
http://www.scpr.org/news/stories/2007/11/08/00_oc_transit_oriented_.html
KPCC 98.3 FM

Riverside Transit Agency approves 26 bus route changes
http://tinyurl.com/32l77h
Press Enterprise

Southland gas prices soar - Many factors contributing to growing pain at pump
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7411479
Whittier Daily News

We can do a better job leveraging public investment for infrastructure development, coalition says
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11700
Progressive Railroading

11/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday November 8, 2007

Airbus plan for city officials won't fly
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7399888
Daily News

Big ideas bobbing on a rising tide of red ink
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap8nov08,1,5306086.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

City goes on record against tunnel - Strike mention from plan, it asks
http://tinyurl.com/35zhrj
San Diego Union Tribune

Dorsey gets another look at Expo Line crossing
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6463&IssueNum=231
L.A. City Beat

High Desert Corridor vital to logistics
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_7379476?source=most_emailed
Daily Bulletin

L.A. County car collection to move on down the road - Supervisors vote to transfer the historic autos and motorcycles from the Petersen to the Natural History Museum
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-auto8nov08,1,5602709.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A.'s unwritten rules of the road are keys to survival
http://origin.dailynews.com/news/ci_7389333
Daily News

Largest California Ports Ban Polluting Trucks
http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/nov2007/2007-11-06-093.asp
Environmental News Service

MIT reinvents the wheel with foldable, stackable electric car - Its City Car project is aimed at reducing parking nightmares with collapsible rental
http://tinyurl.com/yno62y
Computer World

More bond money for SoCal - As the state's import/export hub, Southern California deserves the lion's share of transportation funds
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-ed-portbond7nov07,1,4556906.story?coll=la-news-a_section
Los Angeles Times

Rita Robinson - L.A.’s new transportation czar speaks her mind about traffic
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6456&IssueNum=231
L.A. City Beat

Seattle-area voters reject tax plan for roads, rail
http://www.reuters.com/article/bondsNews/idUSN0753479220071107
Reuters

Shipping pollution linked to deaths - Up to 8,800 premature deaths in North America each year cited in report
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7389928
Press Telegram

Supes Push I-5/Highway 14 Tunnel Safety Improvements
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=51578&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

Tunnel safety recommendations made
http://www.avpress.com/n/07/1107_s22.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Zip along with shared cars, bikes - The Zipcar and Flexcar merger, and cities' interest in bike-sharing, show openness to novel transit
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1107/p08s01-comv.html
CS Monitor

11/07/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday November 7, 2007

Beware the Box - UCSB Conference to Discuss Past, Present, and Future of Shipping Containers
http://www.independent.com/news/2007/nov/06/beware-box/
Santa Barbara Independent

Clean truckin' at the ports - A plan to phase out diesel trucks will cause economic hardship
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-trucks7nov07,0,3140076.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

County Backs Safety Recommendations For I-5 Tunnel
http://www.hometownstation.com/i-5-tunnel-fire-2007-11-06-12-38-2.html
KHTS 1220 AM

Expo Line safety fears are aired - Hundreds of South L.A. residents turn out to urge the PUC not to allow light-rail trains to run at street level near Dorsey High School
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-expo7nov07,1,7437718.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Downtown Connector picture report
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/11/07/downtown-connector-picture-report/
MetroRiderLA

Has oil hit a record high? Depends on whom you ask - Tuesday's closing figure is in the ballpark, but inflation and other factors cloud the math
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil7nov07,1,4010276.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Looser L.A. residential density rules proposed - Garcetti's plan seeks to encourage development of more low-income housing
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-housing7nov07,1,7075682.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

More bond money for SoCal - As the state's import/export hub, Southern California deserves the lion's share of transportation funds
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-portbond7nov07,0,5074040.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Progress in California on curbing emissions - Its landmark plan to battle global warming, approved with fanfare a year ago, is moving forward.
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/1107/p03s01-wogi.html
CS Monitor

Prop. 1B projects timetable may be too ambitious, state official now says
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_C_trans06.406e927.html
Press Enterprise

Pumps to offer gas and Google - Search firm to provide directions to local landmarks on video screens at gas stations nationwide
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7389808
Press Telegram

State transit officials revive proposal for gasoline fee - Agency hopes global warming fight fosters new receptivity for idea
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_7393629
Oakland Tribune

Vegas.com Launches Bus Service
http://tinyurl.com/32u38b
MSN Money

11/06/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday November 6, 2007

'All Government Planning Is Bad' - FrontPage Magazine features this Q&A with Cato Institute Senior Fellow Randal O'Toole about why government planning is bad for everybody
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28220
Planetizen

Anti-bus ad at Pasadena Ford
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/11/anti-bus-ad-by-.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City

High Desert Corridor vital to logistics
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_7380484
Daily Bulletin

Housing woes impact road improvement fees - TRANSPORTATION: Funds paid by area developers for county projects are dropping significantly.
http://tinyurl.com/2y2shn
Press Enterprise

It's worth using a bit of gas to find cheaper pump price
http://www.sbsun.com/transportation/ci_7325268
Along for the Ride

LAist Poll: 'Subway to Sea,' Wilshire or through WeHo?
http://laist.com/2007/11/03/laist_polls_sub.php

Long Beach agrees to ban old diesel trucks from port - The mayors of the cities agree to replace the fleet of 16,500 rigs with cleaner models by 2012, but implementation is still unclear
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-port6nov06,1,4221860.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Making room for more Angelenos - Los Angeles is bound to grow more dense, but the city should find a way to grow smartly
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-density6nov06,0,6606624.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

New Subway to the Sea route?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/11/new-subway-to-t.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Officials: Work together for transport funding
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7380658
Whittier Daily News

Ports to phase out dirty trucks - Ports continue drive to curb emissions in face of opposition from some truck groups
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7380451
Press Telegram

Price tag for Expo blows up - Project experiences a setback as leaders scramble for funds (front page and page 10)
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/110607.pdf (.pdf)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Schwarzenegger orders plan for 10% budget cuts - The directive to all state agencies comes amid projections of a growing shortfall driven by the housing downturn
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget6nov06,0,2564006.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

11/05/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday November 5, 2007

2007 Transit Ballot Measures
http://www.cfte.org/success/2006BallotMeasures.asp
Center for Transportation Excellence

After 6 Years, 710 Freeway EIR/EIS Almost Ready To Begin
http://www.cunninghamreport.com/news_item.php?id=098
Cunningham Report

California Needs High Speed Rail
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/11/california-need.html
Wired

Flashing lights, but no train? - Vandalism takes toll on train crossings
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_7370989
San Bernardino Sun

Freight Blockade (infrastructure bond)
http://tinyurl.com/22sm7c
Press Enterprise

Goal is cleaner air - The ports of Long Beach and L.A. finally are ready to clean up the diesels
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_7370970
Press Telegram

L.A./Ontartio International Airport - Sky's the limit
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_7335012?source=most_emailed
Daily Bulletin

Metro line on track - Plans told for new leg of light-rail extension (Metro Gold Line)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_7372387
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Same Number of Commuters, Different Methods
http://laist.com/2007/11/04/same_number_of.php
LAist

State air regulators want go-ahead on auto exhaust reduction rules
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/11/05/MN21T5CIJ.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Taxes, Roads and Rails - The Benefits of a Commuter Rail System on the South Coast
http://www.independent.com/news/2007/oct/30/taxes-roads-and-rails/
Santa Barbara Independent

Transportation Finance at the Ballot Box: Voters Support Increased Investment & Choice
http://www.cfte.org/success/TrendsReport00-05.asp
Center for Transportation Excellence
Full report: http://www.cfte.org/CFTE%20Election%20Trends%20Report.pdf (.pdf)

Waiting For The Angels...(Flight)
http://militantangeleno.blogspot.com/2007/11/waiting-for-angels.html
Militant Angelino

11/04/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday November 4, 2007

5 counties team up to snag bond funds to ease ports-related congestion
http://tinyurl.com/2had3s
Press Telegram

Angels Flight Begins Final Fundraising Push
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/11/05/news/news_briefs/at04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Easing congestion: Port area deserves its fair share of bond money
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_7363421
Press Telegram

Easing mobility throughout SoCal
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_7363522
Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles subway route through Hollywood considered
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/11/03/state/n094125D54.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle/Associated Press

Metro Purple Line: Busy Season
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/11/03/metro-purple-line-busy-season/
MetroRiderLA

No need for arrests on the Orange Line
http://laist.com/2007/11/03/no_need_to_arre.php
LAist

Port of L.A. adopts truck restriction; Long Beach to meet Monday
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2007/Oct07/102907/110207-01.htm
Land Line

Propeller park plan revving up at Van Nuys Airport
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7364690
Daily News

Santa Clarita Mayor Hit in Traffic Collision on way to transportation meeting
http://tinyurl.com/2ghsjn
Santa Clarita Signal

Speak Up on Metro Lines
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/11/05/news/news_briefs/at06.txt
L.A. Downtown News