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12/29/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday December 29, 2007

All aboard for Sprinter test run
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20071229-9999-1mi29sprint.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Bullet train derailed? High-speed rail likely doomed by panel's choice for route
http://snipurl.com/1w1p4
Stockton Record

Congress approves lifting funding restrictions on 'Subway to the Sea'
http://snipurl.com/1w1pp
The Argonaut

Congress, president sign off on transit-related bills
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=11948
Progressive Railroading

Rail talks stalled by shortfall - Transportation issues speed along as a city mulls future
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/4533/1/Rail-talks-stalled-by-shortfall/Page1.html
Santa Monica Daily Press

San Diego County light rail line christened
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train29dec29,1,1080728.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Sprinting toward the finish line
http://snipurl.com/1w1o5
North County Times/Caliofornian

Wireless Hitches a Ride on the Subway
http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_id=57441
Newsfactor

Year of almost-broken promises for SANDAG
http://snipurl.com/1w1ol
North County Times/Californian

12/28/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday Decemer 28, 2007

All Night Subway/Light Rail Service New Year's Eve
http://laist.com/2007/12/26/subway_light_ra.php
LAist

California Plans to Improve Public Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars
http://snipurl.com/1vwgf
Imperial Valley News

Carpool lanes proposed for Interstate 10 - Studies announced for new express lanes, but it could be 2018 by the time the $1.2 billion project happens
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_7821622
Redlands Daily Facts

Free bus rides offered for partiers on New Year’s Eve
http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2007/12/27/publicsafety/dpt-busrides27.txt
Daily Pilot

Holiday services updated 12-19-07
http://www.socata.net/gm/archives/00000062.shtml
Southern California Transit Advocates

How to get from here to there - A bus with a view? A monorail? Your own two feet?
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-bigfix-traffic27dec27,0,4432703,full.story
Los Angeles Times

Imagine an elevated future
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-oe-trafficmonorail27dec27,1,5427157.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

Is The Mayor Serious on Public Transit?
http://mayorsam.blogspot.com/2007/12/is-mayor-serious-on-public-transit.html
Mayor Sam

Loma Linda seeks OK to connect bike trails
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_7824506
San Bernardino Sun

Mapping Out the Madness: Tournament of Roses
http://laist.com/2007/12/27/mapping_out_the.php
LAist

Maybe We Can Learn From L.A.
http://www2.tbo.com/content/2007/dec/27/na-maybe-we-can-learn-from-la/
Tampa Tribune

Metrolink will run on a New Year schedule
http://snipurl.com/1vwn0
Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

Mexican trucks to keep rolling in U.S. - Administration's move angers foes in Congress
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20071227-9999-1b27mextruck.html
San Diego Union Tribune

More study sought for the Big Dig
http://www.lacanadaonline.com/articles/2007/12/27/news/lnws-710tunnel1227.art.txt
La CaƱada Valley Sun

New Rapid Bus Lines Let You Experience LA
http://laist.com/2007/12/27/riding_the_bus.php#comments
LAist

Newsletter from the 42nd District (Expo & Westside Extension)
http://belaironline.blogspot.com/2007/12/newsletter-from-42nd-assembly-district.html
Bel Air Online

O.C. Bus Drivers Will Be Designated Drivers - Some Bus Lines Will Remain Operating Free Until 4 a.m. New Year's Morning
http://cbs2.com/local/orange.county.bus.2.618196.html
CBS 2 TV

Pico-Robertson to mayor -- let our parking stay
http://www.jewishjournal.com/home/preview.php?id=18693
Jewish Journal

Regional Transportation Plan: All it takes is money
http://www.highlandnews.net/articles/2007/12/27/news/05scag.txt
Highland Community News

Report: Region's growth not so 'smart'
http://snipurl.com/1vwgs
North County Times/Californian

Reyes foresees extensive plan for bike travel
http://snipurl.com/1vwne
Los Angeles Wave

San Diego Metro Giving Free Rides On New Years Eve
http://www.10news.com/news/14927239/detail.html
10 News TV

Sexy! Photos Of That New Red Disney Monorail
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2007/12/new_super_sexy.php#reader_comments
L.A. Curbed

That DASH around town has a price
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7824550
Daily News

Tolls to hit $1 a mile on 91 Express Lanes - Friday afternoon drivers will pay up to $10 for a quicker commute
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tolls28dec28,1,7856615.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Voters think taxes need to be raised to trim budget gap - 48% to 43% margin smaller than in '03
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20071228/news_1n28field.html
San Diego Union Tribune
Link to the Field Poll: http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2257.pdf

12/27/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday December 27, 2007

Designers push to make cities more female-friendly
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-12-25-Designingwomen_N.htm
USA Today

DLBA Backs Transferring Blue Line Policing To LBPD
http://www.gazettes.com/dlba12202007.html
Grunion Gazette

Free Rides for Metro Bus and Rail Riders
http://snipurl.com/1vuyd
Fox

Funding it! SoCal-NoCal bullet train and the Subway to the Sea
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/12/funding-it-soca.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Gold Line work upsets East L.A. merchants - MTA officials say the light rail line will bring prosperity to businesspeople
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-goldeast27dec27,1,2146665.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Highway 91 Express Lanes toll will hit $10 in January
http://snipurl.com/1vuy8
Press Enterprise

Keeping track of the tracks - Sprinter line's stations, rails, cars equipped with cameras for 'high-tech security'
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20071226-9999-1mi26dispatc.html
San Diego Union Tribune

L.A. Sniper: Subway Fibs and Felonies
The mayor tries to rewrite history with the help of his patsy at the Times
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6703&IssueNum=238
L.A. City Beat

Metro will offer free Gold Line rides to Pasadena
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7817519
Whittier Daily News

Pat Brown Institute’s Livable Cities Conference: ‘Establishing a Framework for Equitable Growth’
http://www.planningreport.com/article/1295/
The Planning Report

Schwarzenegger pushes private public works deals
http://www.sacbee.com/102/story/592529.html
Sacramento Bee

State may see $4 gasoline in '08
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas27dec27,1,1807305.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Two airports heading in different directions - Santa Monica's facility meets resistance to expansion, but Hawthorne's finds the neighbors welcoming
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airports27dec27,1,7708056.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Under the Leadership of Gina Marie Lindsey, LAWA Prioritizes Green Airports, Transport
http://www.planningreport.com/tpr/?module=displaystory&story_id=1296&format=html
The Planning Report

West Covina's lofty goals for downtown - Talk of transforming the area into an urban village has resurfaced, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-westcovina26dec26,1,3318358.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

12/24/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday December 24, 2007

**Note - The Transportation Headlines will resume publication on Thursday, December 27th.

Deadline for L.A.'s subway to the sea is a literal one
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-localgovtqa24dec24,1,4739475.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

High-speed train may not be silver bullet
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap24dec24,1,1829099.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New chief for development - Montclair names city's planning manager to post
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7795424
Daily Bulletin

New year to usher in new rules for the road
http://snipurl.com/1vrc2
Desert Sun

No bait-and-switch on affordable housing bonds - Changes to Proposition 1C guidelines give short shrift to the clear wishes of voters
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/588702.html
Sacramento Bee

Reps get millions for local projects - Area lawmakers secure federal funds
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_7784433
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sprinter is finally ready to connect coast, inland
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20071224-9999-1n24sprinter.html
San Diego Union Tribune

'Subway to the Sea' Project is on Track Again - Villaraigosa
http://www.asianjournal.com/?c=124&a=25051
Asian Journal

12/23/2007

Transportation Headlines for Sunday December 23, 2007

California High Speed Rail’s Route Debate Is Over
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2007/12/california-high.html
Wired

Can Rita Get LA Movin’?
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/908/75/
CityWatchLA

CHP to spend holidays on the road
http://www.avpress.com/n/20/1220_s5.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Metro Gold Line will be free for Rose Parade
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local&id=5851221
ABC 7 News

MTA to offer free rides for holidays
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-briefs23dec23,1,637285.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Road warriors - City considers taking over state highway
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_7784431
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sprinter doubles the pleasure
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/12/22/news/top_stories/1_03_9912_21_07.txt
North County Times/Californian

Supervisor warns Subway will cripple needed Regional Transportation
http://westranchbeacon.com/blog/2007/12/22/supervisor-warns-subway-will-cripple-needed-regional-transportation/
West Ranch Beacon

U.S. DOT Seeks Technology Solutions to Improve Nation's Transportation System
http://www.govtech.com/gt/237557?topic=117673
Government Technology