Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

6/24/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 24, 2008

Assembly panel Oks 710 tunnel funds plan
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_9679385
Pasadena Star News

Biking On Sidewalks
http://wehonews.com/z/wehonews/archive/page.php?articleID=2417
WeHo News

Business, Labor, and Transportation Groups Urge Presidential Candidates to Make Transportation a Priority
http://newsblaze.com/story/2008062311031700004.pnw/topstory.html
News Blaze

California High Speed Rail and the High Price of Gasoline
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2008/06/california_high_1.html
California Progress Report

Coming Soon:Free Bus Rides to Dodger Stadium
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/23/coming-soon-free-bus-rides-to-dodger-stadium/
StreetsBlogLA

Committed to investing in public transit for California (by Will Kempton)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/06/23/EDBO11DRS9.DTL
San Francisco

Extra shock at the pump - LONG BEACH: Three out of four gas gauges were way off at station, customer says
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9679321
Press Telegram

Fares cut on Los Angeles-San Francisco bus service - The price for a one-way ticket will range from $5 to $49
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-fi-bus24-2008jun24,0,7696621.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Fill 'er Up: Gas Is Cheap in Tijuana, So Californians Buy Big Fuel Tanks
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121426584632198453.html?mod=todays_us_page_one
Wall Street Journal

House Transportation Bill Advances Without Highway Trust Fund Relief
http://www.masstransitmag.com/online/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=6359
Mass Transit

L.A.’s Clean Truck Program moves forward
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=70190
eTrucker

LAX taxiway opens today
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_9677360
Daily Breeze

Los Angeles traffic
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thedailymirror/2008/06/los-angeles-tra.html
Los Angeles Times/Daily Mirror Blog

Mass transit to Dodger Stadium?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/mass-transit-to.html
Los Angeles Times

Militant Update: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! (Metro Next Train signs)
http://militantangeleno.blogspot.com/2008/06/militant-update-noooooooooooooooooooooo.html
Militant Angeleno

New Sources of Traffic Congestion Data
http://bpctransportation.blogspot.com/2008/06/new-sources-of-traffic-congestion-data.html
Oh the places you’ll go

Obama day downtown (Street Closures)
http://www.laobserved.com/archive/2008/06/obama_day_downtown.php
LA Observed

O.C. transit agency to explore refinancing of tollway bonds
Interest rates on about $100 million in debt for the 91 Express Lanes are rising because the insurer was downgraded by several credit agencies
http://www.latimes.com/business/investing/la-me-octa24-2008jun24,0,1052149.story
Los Angeles Times

Rail Riders: Double Down for Subway Funding
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=7329
BoiFromTroy

Recumbent bicycles ride high with fans
http://www.latimes.com/features/printedition/health/la-hew-letters23-2008jun23,0,6604403.story
Los Angeles Times

Riders have Plan for Funding Subway to the Sea
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/1358/75/
CityWatch

Saving America’s Infrastructure
http://thebigstick.wordpress.com/2008/06/23/saving-americas-infrastructure/
The Big Stick

Solar bill may shine for small firms - ELECTRICITY: Measure would require utilities to buy half of their power from renewable sources
http://www2.presstelegram.com/business/ci_9667617
Press Telegram

Transportation Bill Would Move California Closer to Smart Growth (AB 842)
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6680&State=5&res=1280
Smart Growth

Transportation: Ride the Red Cars!
http://www.la.cityzine.com/2008/06/23/ride-the-red-cars/
LA Cityzine

Walkable Urban Living: The New American Dream? Demand Grows for Mixed-Use Neighborhoods as Suburbs Face New Challenges
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6679&state=52
Smart Growth

Why The 2-Hour Commute Is A Public Policy Success
http://www.cp-dr.com/node/2050
California Planning and Development Report