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11/17/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday November 17, 2007

Alliance with ports won't forestall rail-crossings lawsuit
http://tinyurl.com/yvwn5t
Press Enterprise

Despite apparent progress, completion of 23 Freeway widening is still years away - County needs transportation sales tax income to make road improvements
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/news/2007/1116/Front_Page/003.html
Simi Valley Acorn

Gas Prices Climb Closer to Records Set Earlier This Year - In L.A., Prices Are Less Than a Dime Away From Their All-Time Record
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5765507
ABC 7 TV

High-Speed Train Project Makes Progress on Financing Strategy and Introduces New Commuter Alternative for Altamont Pass
http://tinyurl.com/2la987
Business Wire

Holiday Transit Services
http://www.socata.net/gm/archives/00000062.shtml
Southern California Transit Advocates

Indio Transportation Center moves on
http://tinyurl.com/3xbrgx
My Desert News

Letters to the Editor: Off the Rails [Re: L.A. Sniper, Nov. 8]
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6497&IssueNum=232
L.A. City Beat

Looking for a Connection - Some See Proposed Transit Project as Downtown's Missing Link
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2007/11/19/news/news04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

New era tolls for county's commuters - South Bay Expressway opens to traffic Monday
http://tinyurl.com/2q23ox
San Diego Union Tribune

Purple Line subway route options
http://lavisions.blogspot.com/2007/11/purple-line-subway-route-options.html
L.A. Visions

South Bay Expressway, San Diego’s First Toll Road, Opens - State-of-the-Art Expressway Completes Missing Link in San Diego Highway System and is Hailed as a Model for Public-Private Partnerships
http://tinyurl.com/2j8qjf
Business Wire

Toll road to open in San Diego County amid expectations - The second private tollway in the state is the latest move to ease congestion by having motorists pay
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad17nov17,1,5802929.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

World's Fastest Trains
http://tinyurl.com/2mlyzp
USA Today

11/16/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday November 16, 2008

Beverly Boulevard bridge to reopen Dec. 5
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7476615
Whittier Daily News

Big rigs roll again where fiery pileup killed 3
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7476488
Daily News

Divvy up funds or divide the state? Re "We deserve more," editorial Nov. 7
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-thursday15nov15,0,7938304.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Drivers ask city to avert strike - Dial-a-Ride, ARTS buses may be affected
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_7477216
Pasadena Star News

Expected completion of Lincoln Blvd. Phase One construction 'in about six months' too long for local commuters
http://tinyurl.com/2y9jqw
The Argonaut

Foothill Transit to increase fares Jan. 1st
http://tinyurl.com/yqu4q2
Foothill Transit

Gasoline prices rise for 11th consecutive week
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_7481022
Daily News

Gov. Schwarzenegger says California won't back down from auto lawsuit
http://tinyurl.com/2ooylh
International Herald Tribune

Gov. Schwarzenegger Promotes Alternative Fuel Vehicles at the Annual L.A. Auto Show
http://www.fuelcellcarnews.com/News/111507c.asp
Fuel Cell Car News

Grade Separation Program: An Unchanged Budget and Project Allocation Levels Established More Than 30 Years Ago May Discourage Local Agencies From Taking Advantage of the Program
http://www.bsa.ca.gov/pdfs/reports/2007-106.pdf (.pdf)
California State Auditor

Kettle talks transit - New transportation official on traffic, commuter rail and the road ahead
http://www.vcreporter.com/article.php?id=5417&IssueNum=150
Ventura County Reporter

Long Beach Port Traffic Declines
http://tinyurl.com/34clsl
Los Angeles Business Journal

Marina Fwy connectors to San Diego Fwy will be closed some dates through December 7th
http://tinyurl.com/yua9sb
The Argonaut

New Big Blue Bus customer service center opened Nov. 12
http://tinyurl.com/2b7s72
The Argonaut

Outside eastbound lane on Interstate 10 opens
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_7470510
Redlands Daily Facts

Road, transit money pinched, as state revises STIP estimates for budget year
http://www.capitolweekly.net/article.php?xid=woqd9nqlhr4kn0
Capitol Weekly

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

S.F. to test double-decker bus
http://tinyurl.com/ytujxa
San Francisco Chronicle

Snack shop set to open at historic San Bernardino depot
http://tinyurl.com/2399nb
Press Enterprise

State moves to cut port emissions - Los Angeles complex has already taken steps to impose changes being ordered by air regulators
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/11423761.html
Daily Breeze

State must use infrastructure bonds wisely
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_7475589
Whittier Daily News

Subway Formerly Known as the Purple Line
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/11/15/the-subway-formerly-known-as-the-purple-line/#respond
MetroRiderLA

Supervisor Mike Antonovich gives ‘state of county’ speech
http://tinyurl.com/2a8v24
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Transit Bus Incident Event Investigation Video - The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida has posted a 44-minute streaming video on its website that is designed to help guide transit incident investigations
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8378
Transportation Research Board

Transit projects hitting speed bumps - Bond funding delays put some plans on hold
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20071114-9999-1n14bond.html
San Diego Union Tribune

USDOT: Construction Inflation Not Leveling Off Soon
http://www.acppubs.com/article/CA6501561.html
Reed Construction Data

11/15/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thurday November 15, 2007

California running deep in the red
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7465244
Daily News

Council, Elected Reps Publicly Oppose Las Lomas
http://tinyurl.com/2t725c
KHTS 1220 AM

Congress Members May Oppose Funding For California High Speed Rail
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28389
Planetizen

Councilwoman Schipske Says Multiple Agencies To Tackle San Gabriel River Bikeway Safety/Crime Concerns
http://www.lbreport.com/news/nov07/bikejac2.htm
Long Beach Report

County considers suing over traffic delays at rails
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_trans15.32c206d.html
Press Enterprise

County want answers to road tax concerns
http://tinyurl.com/2mvwr7
Ramona Sentinel

Dodger stadium shuttle may be coming to plate again
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7455418
Daily News

Extra lane on 10 Freeway through Redlands to open Thursday
http://www.dailybulletin.com/breakingnews/ci_7460871
Daily Bulletin

Gardena bus fares to rise
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/11337856.html
Daily Breeze

Gas-free cars will soon hit streets
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-fuelcell15nov15,1,5868411.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

High fuel costs least of truckers worries
Mandatory ID cards, new environmental regs putting them in a bind
http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/fuel_3714___article.html/ports_trucks.html
Victorville Daily Press

High Speed Rail Authority staff advises Pacheco Pass route to L.A.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/11/15/BAE9TCG3N.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

L.A. Sniper: Ports of Fantasy - Jerry Brown vs. Mayor Ambition is what the port cleanup plan is all about. Just ask Ace Smith – if you can find him
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6498&IssueNum=232
L.A. City Beat

Lawmakers told to fix budget now - To combat a shortfall now at $10 billion and growing, Sacramento must cut spending or raise taxes, the legislative analyst says
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crisis15nov15,1,5586692.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Letters to the Editor: Safety determines grade separation Re "Expo Line fears aired," Nov. 7 (scroll down page)
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday12nov12,0,1629646,full.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Library patrons urged to do online survey - Washington County Free Library has partnered with the Maryland Department of Transportation to help establish a 20-year vision for the state's transportation system
http://www.herald-mail.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=179129&format=html
Hagerstown Morning Herald

Mayor urges Mexico port tie - Los Angeles' Villaraigosa urges an alliance rather than rivalry for Asian business
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/11337771.html
Daily Breeze

New 'Subway to the Sea' route?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/11/new-subway-to-t.html#comments
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Some MTA Advice for Saturday (Great Los Angeles Walk)
http://greatlawalk.blogspot.com/2007/11/some-mta-advice-for-saturday.html
Franklin Avenue

Transportation Spending Bill Facing Veto
http://tinyurl.com/3d3jvk
Associated Press

11/14/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday November 14, 2007

Bay Area route dispute threatens high-speed rail line
http://www.examiner.com/a-1044482~Bay_Area_route_dispute_threatens_high_speed_rail_line.html?cid=rss-San_Francisco
San Francisco Examiner

Bullet train route via San Jose picks up speed - Agency Staff Recommends Going Through Silicon Valley
http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_7457634
Mercury News

Car-sharing revolution - Zipcar and Flexcar may have unleashed the innovation that finally chips away at individual auto ownership
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-debord14nov14,0,1906349.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

City removing stop signs despite residents' outcry
http://origin.dailynews.com/news/ci_7455410
Daily News

Cost of oil felt beyond pump - Gasoline could soon top $3.50 a gallon in California, but a large swath of the economy is affected as well
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil14nov14,0,5274928.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Car-pool conversion at a crawl - Switch to 'continuous access' still a ways off
http://www.ocregister.com/opinion/access-county-limited-1921252-lane-lanes
Orange County Register

Freeway work to continue - Final segment of 210 turns sweet 30 into traffic snarl
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_7446397
San Bernardino Sun

Higher diesel costs hurt all down the line
http://www.pe.com/business/local/stories/PE_Biz_D_diesel13.32b29e8.html
Press Enterprise

How to Live Without a Car in Los Angeles
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5760362
ABC 7 TV

Metrolink gets EMetrolink
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/11/metrolink-gets-.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Rideshare Program helping CSULB make cleaner commutes
http://tinyurl.com/22q7lv
CSULB Daily 49er

State can lead way on greenhouse gases
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7455349
Daily News

Tiny Smart cars aiming to make it big in USA
http://tinyurl.com/3auulr
Yahoo! News

Transit projects hitting speed bumps - Bond funding delays put some plans on hold
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20071114/news_1n14bond.htmlSan Diego Union Tribune

11/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday November 13, 2007

Economists say ports must prepare for the future… and soon
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/CA6500447.html
Logistics Management

Farmers Insurance Releases a Study on the Impact of Gasoline Prices on Consumers’ Driving Habits
http://tinyurl.com/28stuo
dBusinessNews

The great Big Blue Bus way - Brand spanking new BBB customer service center opens
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/111307.pdf (.pdf)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Hear some trains a-comin' - Public transit will be necessary for CO2 reductions
http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2007/11/11/143232/12/
Grist

Put an end to gridlock - ONE year has passed since voters approved $42billion in infrastructure bonds, and of those, Proposition 1B promised to pump $20 billion into fixing freeways, adding light rail, trains and bike lanes
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_7436763
Pasadena Star News

So, what's up in downtown L.A.? - An Oregon partnership defies the real estate downturn by building new, environmentally friendly condominium towers in the area
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-south13nov13,1,6680033.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Transit-oriented development (TOD) proves effective
http://fullyarticulated.typepad.com/sprawledout/2007/11/transit-oriente.html
Sprawled Out

Two area liquefied natural gas plants in pipeline
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7445900
Daily News

When there's a medical emergency on the Red Line
http://laist.com/2007/11/11/when_theres_a_m.php
LAist

Which rival route for high-speed rail to the Bay Area? - Board Decision Due On Route For High-Speed Rail
http://www.mercurynews.com/localnewsheadlines/ci_7448736?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

11/12/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday November 12, 2007

Boxer delicately steers Senate's global warming bill
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/483858.html
Sacramento Bee

Greyhound hits the road with new look - The company has spent $60 million to upgrade its fleet and terminals.
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-greyhound12nov12,1,4916474.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

I-5 Corridor Economic Development Discussed - Implementation Between Jurisdictions Is Key
http://tinyurl.com/23tvwo
San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Light Rail Pits Planning Against Parenthood (Metro Expo Line)
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28266
Planetizen

New Orleans Streetcars Welcomed Back With Party
http://tinyurl.com/2yhck5
Associated Press

One Week Until the Great Los Angeles Walk!
http://franklinavenue.blogspot.com/2007/11/one-week-until-great-los-angeles-walk.html
Franklin Avenue

Train engineer and conductor killed - The two died when one Union Pacific train crashed into another near Mecca, derailing locomotives and rail cars
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train12nov12,1,6913455.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Transportation Focus of Conference
http://tinyurl.com/ynl9q9
San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Trucks, trains here to stay - Local distribution centers to grow
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_7430774
Daily Bulletin

11/11/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday November 11, 2007

Antonovich tests hydrogen car
http://www.avpress.com/n/10/1110_s14.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Black Community at Risk From Expo Line
http://tinyurl.com/24jzex
L.A. Sentinel

Caltrans: Parts of 405, 90 Freeway To Be Closed This Week - Closures Part Of $167 Million Widening Project
http://www.knbc.com/traffic/14562154/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Far Out: Studios Imagine Smart Cars for a World Transformed by Robots
http://tinyurl.com/2avo5h
New York Times

Foothill Board trims bus discounts
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7420520
Whittier Daily News

Making High Speed Rail Work
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/11/making-high-spe.html
Wired

Metro Gold Line:Which Way East?
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=3&pageid=6504
Eastside Sun

Oil Price Rise Causes Global Shift in Wealth
http://tinyurl.com/2wmg4d
Washington Post

Push to open up OC's car-pool lanes gains speed - A study backs OCTA officials' contention that continuous-access lanes make more sense
http://www.ocregister.com/news/pool-continuous-lane-1919670-lanes-access
Orange County Register

Question Begs to Be Asked... How Accurate is Traffic Data? Where Are Companies Getting Their Data?
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release.do?id=791001
MarketWire

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

USC Keston Institute Panelists Agree That 2008 Should Be the Year the $42 Billion 2006 State of California Infrastructure Bonds Will Start to Get Issued
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/071109/laf085.html?.v=10
Yahoo! Finance

Westside Transit Corridor Study Looks at Extending Subway Lines to Santa Monica
http://tinyurl.com/yqwsu4
Canyon News