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11/24/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday November 24, 2007

1.85 million LAX passengers expected within ten-day Thanksgiving travel period
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/11/21/news_-_features/lax/lax02.txt
The Argonaut

60 /91 /215 interchange project big for region, not its team
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_wgi24.3086f56.html
Press Enterprise

An uncertain billion - Extra money is needed for trade-related problems, but this just doesn't do the job
http://www.presstelegram.com/ci_7535092
Press Telegram

Editorial: Don't fund roads and rails at expense of health - Governor should require air quality to be a factor in awarding Proposition 1B funds
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/510251.html
Sacramento Bee

EIR Receiving Little Attention in Monrovia - The city of Monrovia has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed updates to the land use and transportation portions of the city’s General Plan
http://snipurl.com/1u5an
Pasadena Independent

Gov. finds himself in a bigger budget bind - Many of the spending options Schwarzenegger used to have are no longer available
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crisis24nov24,0,4774909.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Higlights from Pam O'Conner's most recent Q and A and Some Questions from Us
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2007/11/higlights-from-pam-oconners-most-recent.html
StreetHeatLA

In Search of a Great Street - Barcelona's Ramblas Provides Hints for Downtown's Broadway
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/11/26/news/opinion/edit02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Kid's Tour of Los Angeles Union Station
http://snipurl.com/1u5ae
PreserveLA

L.A.: The Gridlock Champion Should Inspire Better Planning
http://www.cp-dr.com/node/1846
California Planning and Development Report

Retail Container Traffic Sluggish, Says Report
http://www.caltradereport.com/eWebPages/front-page-1195849192.html
CalTrade Report

Southland's federal funds at risk - President George W. Bush has placed himself squarely between the Southland and millions of dollars for transportation and social services, blocking two appropriations bills in an attempt to rein in spending
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7543587
Daily News

11/23/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday November 23, 2007

Fuel-cell Clarity comes to U.S.
http://autos.canada.com/news/story.html?id=46dcfece-7af3-4dd9-b9c8-41daec52db60
Canada.com

Fuel prices produce gasps, fumes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-fi-highgas23nov23,1,2827295.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

LA Opera Offers Solution to Westwide Traffic Hell
http://laist.com/2007/11/23/la_opera_offers.php
LAist

Metrolink Toy Train Pulls Into Santa Clarita
http://www.hometownstation.com/metrolink-toy-train-2007-11-20-03-48-3.html
KHTS 1220 AM

Molina and Co. bridged the gap
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_7535173
Whittier Daily News

Sound wall construction full speed ahead on I-10
http://www.newsmirror.net/articles/2007/11/22/news/03news.txt
Yucaipa News Mirror

State tax revenue down across the board
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/512202.html
Sacramento Bee

State transportation panel embroiled in air quality dispute
http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7525347?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

11/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday November 22, 2007

Americans Take Off for Thanksgiving
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16507113
NPR

AP Interview: Outgoing board chairman says Amtrak back on track
http://snipurl.com/1u1yx
AP/Newsday

Hailing a Taxi in LA: Let's Make It Legal, Says Downtown Group
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2007/11/hailing_at_taxi_1.php
L.A. Curbed

Metro Green Line: The little engine that… almost could
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/11/20/metro-green-line-the-little-engine-that-almost-could/
MetroRiderLA

Metros and light rail around the world
http://snipurl.com/1u1z2
International Railway Gazette

Plans take off for new terminal - Groundbreaking ceremony marks $24 million project
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20071121-9999-1mi21air.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Riverside City Council approves plan to guide development
http://snipurl.com/1u1ys
Press Enterprise

State transportation officials to consider adding to project-funding program
http://snipurl.com/1u1z7
Press Enterprise

Traffic upgrade on tap - Plan would cost $52M
http://www2.sbsun.com/news/ci_7519795
San Bernardino Sun

Widening of SR76 east of 15 reduced
http://www.thevillagenews.com/story.php?story_id=26738
Fallbrook Village News

11/21/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday November 21, 2007

60/91/215 cuts a rut in design strategy
http://snipurl.com/1tzfi
Press Enterprise

$1 billion in funding added for port infrastructure and trade-route improvements
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7520030
Daily News

A boatload of politics (Infrastructure Bonds)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2007/11/19/EDAGTE1RB.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

California needs Plan B
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/nov/19/california-needs-plan-b/
Ventura County Star

Concrete Proposals - "We have a very, very underfunded and seriously challenged transportation system in severe crisis."
http://snipurl.com/1tzfc
Forbes

Four Worst Airport to City Subway Connections
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/11/four-worst-airp.html
Wired

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

The Hydrogen Bottleneck
http://www.ecoworld.com/blog/2007/11/19/the-hydrogen-bottleneck/
EcoWorld

Incorporate design-build re: Prop 1B bond funds (Scroll down)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_7518003
Pasadena Star News

Inland officials pitch for $2 billion in state road funds
http://snipurl.com/1tzfg
Press Enterprise

Measure D Keeps on Truckin' - Will Splitting Wealth Between North and South County Entice Voters?
http://www.independent.com/news/2007/nov/21/measure-d-keeps-truckin/
Santa Barbara Independent

New Flyer picks up US$2.5 billion in bus orders so far this year
http://snipurl.com/1tzfe
Canadian Press

Official says mileage tax ‘viable’ option to replace fuel tax
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2007/Nov07/111907/112007-02.htm
Land Line

State to add $1B for routes - BUDGET: Plan hopes to ease rancor over Southland counties' 85% bond fund demands.
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7520291
Press Telegram

Waxing a subway plan with 100 close friends (scroll down page)
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6535&IssueNum=233
L.A. City Beat

11/20/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday November 20, 2007

2nd Ave. Rail Gets A Fed Boo$T
http://snipurl.com/1txh1
New York Post

Be fair on bond split
http://www.contracostatimes.com/opinion/ci_7504835
Contra Costa Times

Bike Safe Case Studies
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=3122&res=1024
Smart Growth Online

California High Speed Rail Authority posts financing progress, recommends route alignment
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11753
Progressive Railroading

Drivers say tollway is on road to success - First pay highway opens in county
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20071120/news_1m20toll.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Fast fix on freeway tunnel shows what can be accomplished
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7508482
Daily News

Future Heavy-Rail Subway Extensions
http://www.lastraphanger.blogspot.com/
L.A. Straphanger Blog

Gasoline prices continue climb in California - The Energy Department says the national average cost could rise 20 cents in the coming weeks as oil nears $100 a barrel
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas20nov20,1,229865.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Glendora on the rise - Mixed-use projects putting community on map
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_7502547
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

LA Bicycle Advisory Committee
http://snipurl.com/1txhb
BikeBoom

Metro Networks Presents 'The Top Ten Worst Holiday Traffic Tie-Ups In America'
http://snipurl.com/1txh9
CNN Money

My proposal for the Los Angeles subway (Revised 11/19/07)
http://takethemetro.blogspot.com/2007/11/my-proposal-for-los-angeles-subway_19.html
Ditch the Car, Take the Metro Blog

Observatory Shuttle To Begin Weekend Service
http://www.knbc.com/news/14642127/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Santa Anas may blow trouble into L.A. airports
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-burbank20nov20,1,5640749.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

11/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday November 19, 2007

Bring back the electric car - The state should reverse its mistake of putting its clean-air hopes in hydrogen instead of battery-powered autos
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-boschert19nov19,0,4608381.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

California to Rule On Fate of EVs
http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/nov07/5657
IEEE Spectrum

City executive jumps ship to ports post
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7502059
Press Telegram

Electric-Car Maker Touts 10-Minute Fill-up
http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/nov07/5685
IEEE Spectrum

Go ahead and sue, Governor
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_7501619
Whittier Daily News

Infrastructure revamp in trouble
http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_7497379?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

Jergins Tunnel renewal is urged
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7502070
Press Telegram

Sig Alert gets its name from 1950s-era radio man
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7501438
Daily Bulletin

SLO looks to extend bike path along train tracks
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/story/196295.html
San Luis Obispo News

Wilshire Vermont project to become urban junction
http://www.angelenic.com/transit/wilshire-vermont-project-to-become-urban-junction/
Angelenic

11/18/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday November 19, 2007

Alex Cherin On Verge Of Appointment As Port Of LB's Executive Officer
http://www.lbreport.com/news/nov07/polbcher.htm
Long Beach Report

Bill would provide funding for railroad safety - Legislation that would help crossings in Glendale is passed by House and awaits Senate, president
http://tinyurl.com/yqtbjf
Glendale News Press

Blue: The Transit Store -- now open!
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/11/blue-the-transi.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

City Should Encourage Critical Mass (bicycling)
http://tinyurl.com/245z26
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Clarett Group Brings Blvd6200—Multi-Use, Dense TOD— to Hollywood and Vine
http://tinyurl.com/yp5rxb
The Planning Report

Daniel Weintraub: It's time for the governor to fix budget for good
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/498474.html
Sacramento Bee

Give us mileage, muscle - Los Angeles Auto Show tries to marry green with envy
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/11542341.html
Daily Breeze

L.A. Council President Garcetti Would ‘Plan by Neighborhood’ - Eric Garcetti is proposing much-needed changes to the way L.A. facilitates neighborhood development
http://tinyurl.com/ywqfrw
The Planning Report

Millions in SoCal funding blocked - President aims to limit cash in a pair of bills
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7494886
Daily Bulletin

Motorists Will Face Major PCH Closures in 2008
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=3379
Palisadian Post

Speeding up the Snails: Fixing Amtrak
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/11/speeding-up-the.html
Wired

Tracking Noise - How direct fixation rail fasteners has cut down the noise pollution of riding the rails
http://www.masstransitmag.com/web/online/Online-Exclusives/Tracking-Noise/5$4445
Mass Transit Magazine

Traffic fears rise as work on Rosemead Blvd. looms
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7485293
Whittier Daily News

Working to Get Non-Transit Riders ON BOARD
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90511020
Metro Magazine