Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

4/29/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday April 29, 2008

18% of Employees Leave Cars at Home and Take Mass Transit after Enrolling in Commuter Benefits Programs at Work, Finds New Study from TransitCenter
http://snipurl.com/269kl
Business Wire

Bouquet Junction is city's busiest crossroad - More than 100,000 vehicles pass through it daily
http://www.the-signal.com/news/article/1594/
Santa Clarita Signal

Expo light rail meeting 29 April 2008
http://tcmonpoint.typepad.com/ranchohiguera/2008/04/expo-light-rail.html
Rancho Higuera

Green light for toll roads - Converting carpool lanes into toll roads is a smart approach, but the MTA might have taken a better route
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-tolls29apr29,0,3158410.story
Los Angeles Times

Inland groups urge state senator to appropriate funds for road projects
http://snipurl.com/26bfz
Press Enterprise

Is a toll too much to ask? The MTA decided recently to charge motorists tolls to drive in some carpool lanes. Is it fair to charge drivers to use taxpayer-funded roads? How will this affect (if at all) freeway transportation in Los Angeles? USC professor Peter Gordon and the Transit Coalition’s Bart Reed debate
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-op-gordon-reed28apr28,0,5510013.story
Los Angeles Times

LAX bid to be further scrutinized
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_9089875
Daily Breeze

Measuring the Air Quality and Transportation Impacts of Infill Development
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=3400
Smart Growth Online

Oil Crisis Looms As Car Population Jumps
http://www.planetizen.com/node/30954
Planetizen

Oil Price Rise Fails to Open Tap
http://snipurl.com/26bc3
New York Times

Planning for $7 a gallon gas
http://www.walletpop.com/2008/04/27/planning-for-7-a-gallon-gas/
WalletPop

Price per gallon driving Inland residents to change habits
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_gas28.3947651.html
Press Enteprise

Progress of 118 and 23 highway work is reported - Projects include widening, sound walls and fiber-optics
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/apr/29/progress-of-118-and-23-highway-work-is-reported/
Ventura County Star

Rail yard linked to cancer - BNSF Railway vows to work with the state for further studies
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_9090234
San Bernardino Sun

Shorter Commutes Helping Cities Look Better to Home Buyers
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6593&state=52&res=1024
Smart Growth

Spring trail series starts (rails to trails)
http://www.sbsun.com/sanbernardino/ci_9071071
San Bernardino Sun

State budget '$20 billion out of whack' - Schwarzenegger's latest estimate covers two years
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080429/news_1n29budget.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Tied up in traffic Re "U.S. offers funds for toll lanes," April 24
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday28apr28,0,3203534.story
Los Angeles Times

Wilting Wi-Fi plans
http://www.dailybreeze.com/editorial/ci_9089407
Daily Breeze