Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/07/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday March 7, 2008

Agency hopes to extend life of aging CNG school buses
http://www.avpress.com/n/06/0306_s9.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Bus Stop Shelter Reality
http://www.transit-insider.org/master.html?http://www.transit-insider.org/rants/mar08.htm
Transit Insider

California High Speed Rail Might Be On The Ballot This November
http://snipurl.com/2169r
RailPac

Court upholds SANBAG’s decision to withdraw Nisqualli funding
http://snipurl.com/216vu
Victorville Daily Press

Gas at All Time High; Metro Looking to Cut Service
http://laist.com/2008/03/06/gas_at_all_time.php
LAist

Games Governor Schwarzenegger Plays With Trains
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2008/03/the_games_gover.html
California Progress Report

Gas ups budget woes – Municipalities face further tightening
http://www.sbsun.com/sanbernardino/ci_8483873
San Bernardino Sun

Greyhound closes Ventura terminal
http://snipurl.com/2169d
Ventura County Star

Greyhound packs its bags - Bus line closes decades-old Ventura service
http://www.vcreporter.com/cms/story/detail/greyhound_packs_its_bags/5765/
Ventura County Reporter

Gridlock at Union Station (TAP pass purchases at the Metro Customer Center)
http://metroriderla.com/2008/03/03/gridlock-at-union-station/
MetroRiderLA

House transportation subcommittee analyzes private investors' influence on freight railroads
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article.asp?id=15335
Progressive Railroading

I-405 Carpool Lane Project Closures between Route 90 and the I-10
http://belaironline.blogspot.com/2008/03/i-405-carpool-lane-project-closures.html
BelAir Online

Is LA Prepared for an Oil Crisis?
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/03/06/is-la-prepared-for-an-oil-crisis/
StreetsBlogLA

LA clean-air plan now a power struggle
http://www.joc.com/articles/news.asp?section=spec1&sid=44580
Journal of Commerce

Metro Canoga Transportation Corridor Project Draft EIR Public Hearing
http://metroriderla.com/2008/03/06/metro-cangoa-transportation-corridor-project-draft-eir-public-hearing/
Metro Rider LA

Metro Interactive Chat
http://metroriderla.com/2008/03/06/metro-interactive-chat/
Metro Rider LA

New diesel pollution rules will save lives
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/763613.html
Sacramento Bee

Next Red Line Train Arriving in June
http://laist.com/2008/03/06/these_could_be.php
LAist

New traffic signals will control freeway-to-freeway connections
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_8483003
Daily News

Orange Line extension moves forward
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local&id=6003550
KABC 7 TV

Plan to eliminate Metro bus Line 108 through Marina area draws public criticism
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/03/06/news_-_features/marina_del_rey/m1.txt
The Argonaut

Red Line Will Be First to Have Automated Train Arrival Info
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/03/06/red-line-will-be-first-to-have-automated-train-arrival-info/
StreetsBlogLA

Runway Safety Warning System to give pilots direct warning of runway hazards
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/03/06/news_-_features/lax/l2.txt
The Argonaut

SF Mayor signs law for low-emission cabs
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/03/07/BAG0PVFRGU.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Scavenging Around L.A. (even riding public transit) – for fun
http://theguide.latimes.com/events-and-festivals/latcl-great-urban-race-event
Los Angeles Times/The Guide

Tokyo’s Plugless Plug-in Hybrid Bus
http://www.carectomy.com/index.php/Bus/Tokyos-Plugless-Plug-in-Hybrid-Bus
CarEctomy

Tollway veto could affect other road projects - If the Foothill South toll road is not built, a substitute must be made in a regional transit plan to hold on to state and federal funding, according to a planning agency
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad7mar07,1,7125139.story
Los Angeles Times

Traffic And Congestion Costs Every Los Angeles Citizen $1561 Annually
http://metroriderla.com/2008/03/06/traffic-and-congestion-costs-every-los-angeles-citizen-1561-annually/
MetroRiderLA

Transportation Is Focus of Meeting
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=7370
Santa Monica Mirror

Victorville I-15 project dropped from SANBAG's state funding list
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_B_bfunding06.41dc795.html
Press Enterprise

Would You Rather Have: Bus Shelters Or An Ad-free Environment?
http://metroriderla.com/2008/03/06/would-you-rather-have-bus-shelters-or-an-ad-free-environment/
MetroRiderLA