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5/02/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday May 2, 2008

$80.9 million contracts approved for LAX runway project and Bradley renovations
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/05/01/news_-_features/lax/l1.txt
The Argonaut

City planning and easing traffic - Citing mainly additional freeway congestion, the L.A. City Council recently blocked the construction of the massive Las Lomas housing development near Interstate 5. Does this signal a change in the way city planners and leaders evaluate sprawl and its impact on traffic? Bart Reed and Peter Gordon debate
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-op-gordon-reed1may01,0,5927407.story
Los Angeles Times

Critics denounce gas tax 'holiday' backed by Clinton and McCain - They say the proposal is 'pandering' and would benefit the oil industry more than consumers
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-na-gastax2-2008may02,0,135723.story
Los Angeles Times

Gold line funding bill passes House, moves on to Bush
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_9124424
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Higher gas prices mean more sales tax for state
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/906618.html
Sacramento Bee

If travel is driving you crazy, tell DOT's new blog
http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5ipatQLSGSE_tpoBXj3ht-NytJAmgD90BONKO0
Associated Press

Is Congestion Pricing Worth The Price?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/31003
Planetizen

Jeff Kentworthy Talk On Urban Rail Was Totally Worth It
http://metroriderla.com/2008/05/02/jeff-kentworthy-talk-on-urban-rail-was-totally-worth-it/
MetroRiderLA

L.A. population passes 4 million
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9125880
Daily News

MTA expansion plans spark debate at public hearing
http://snipurl.com/26sol
Sherman Oaks Sun

New Web site has information on PCH construction projects
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/05/01/news_-_features/area/a5.txt
The Argonaut

Public meetings for the Subway to the Sea (and other anti-gridlock ideas for the Westside)
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2008/05/public-meetings.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City

Riding the poor
http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/cms/story/detail/riding_the_poor/5918/
Pasadena Weekly

Santa Monica Airport: Federal court puts council's ban of faster jets on hold
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/05/01/news_-_features/top_stories/2sm.txt
The Argonaut

Schwarzenegger aides exploring possible tax hikes - As the state's budget picture worsens, business groups are being asked what levies might be acceptable. The governor publicly continues to oppose new taxes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold2-2008may02,0,4797854.story
Los Angeles Times

Taking toll
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_9101151
Daily Bulletin

Yaroslavsky guests at Sherman Oaks Chamber
http://snipurl.com/26sob
Sherman Oaks Sun