Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

4/09/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday April 9, 2008

Americans for Transportation Mobility Study Finds the Lack of a National Transportation Strategy and Investment Harms U.S. Economy
http://www.foxbusiness.com/article/americans-transportation-mobility-study-finds-lack-national-transportation_554106_1.html
FOX Business

Assessing Federal Employment Accessibility Policy: An Analysis of the JARC Program
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8914
Transportation Research Board

Bill aims to protect blind people from dangers posed by hybrids - The proposal would establish safety standards for quiet vehicles
http://www.latimes.com/news/science/environment/la-fi-blind9apr09,1,5178808.story
Los Angeles Times

Bullet train coming to California ballots - Governor Schwarzenegger is supportive, but a $16 billion state deficit may inspire voters to say 'no' in November
http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0409/p02s03-usgn.html
Christian Science Monitor

California gas prices continue their record climb
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/847608.html
Sacramento Bee

Caltrans Hosts National Memorial Ceremony and Work Zone Awareness Week Kick-off - Honors 170 Caltrans Employees and Others Who Have Died in the Line of Duty
http://snipurl.com/23wxj
Business Wire

City Council’s 25 Ways to Improve Transportation
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/04/08/the-city-council%E2%80%99s-25-ways-to-improve-transportation/
StreetsBlogLA

Desert Dispatch and OC Register Add to Anti-Feuer Editorials
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/04/08/desert-dispatch-and-oc-register-add-to-anti-feuer-editorials/
StreetsBlogLA

Gas prices hit record, are expected to climb
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080409/news_1n9gas.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Good Bus, Bad Bus
http://metroriderla.com/2008/04/08/good-bus-bad-bus/
MetroRiderLA

Growing Pains for a Deep-Sea Home Built of Subway Cars
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/us/08reef.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

L.B. woman, 75, dies after her car struck by Blue Line train
http://origin.presstelegram.com/breakingnews/ci_8842711
Press Telegram

Los Angeles' Future in Mobility: Many Goals But Many Obstacles
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/04/los-angeles-fut.html
Wired

Metro Hosts Poetry At Union Station
http://metroriderla.com/2008/04/08/metro-hosts-poetry-at-union-station/
MetroRiderLA

Metrolink plan shifts tracks, station in Riverside
http://snipurl.com/23ww5
Press Enterprise

Other cities vying for funds N.Y. lost (congestion pricing)
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2008/04/09/2008-04-09_other_cities_vying_for_funds_ny_lost.html
NY Daily News

Poetry to-go: downtown reading at union station
http://www.angelenic.com/poetry-to-go-downtown-reading-at-union-station/
Angelenic

Railroad Accident Investigation Reports Website
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8910
Transportation Research Board

Responding to Increasing Port-related Freight Volumes: Lessons from Los Angeles / Long Beach and Other US Ports and Hinterland
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8917
Transportation Research Board

State's gas price rises to highest in U.S.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/04/09/BUQQ1025GR.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Strong Transportation Infrastructure Equals a Strong Economy
http://live.asce.org/blog/1/asce/transportation/?permalink=Strong-Transportation-Infrastructure-Equals-a-Strong-Economy.html
American Society of Civil Engineers/Our Failing Infrastructure

There's a lot on the line - The eastern cities of Los Angeles County are not accustomed to receiving gifts from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_8856032
Pasadena Star News

WiFi firm says it's near deal with BART
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/847254.html
Sacramento Bee