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6/25/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 25, 2008

Amtrak Ridership Swells in Rural and Urban Areas
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91868747&ft=1&f=1003
NPR

CALTRANS Considering New Bike Signs
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/24/caltrans-considering-new-bike-signs/
StreetsBlogLA

city responds to resident pleas for lighting
http://www.angelenic.com/770/city-responds-to-resident-pleas-for-lighting/
angelenic

CNN: Billions of barrels of oil underneath L.A. http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/24/cnn-billions-of-barrels-of-oil-underneath-la/
MetblogsLA

Consumer Confidential - Speculating on why oil, gasoline prices are soaring
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lazarus25-2008jun25,0,2383398.column
Los Angeles Times

Construction To Widen Highway 101
http://www.dailynexus.com/article.php?a=17061
UCSB Daily Nexus

CurbedWire: Figueroa Street Dreaming
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/06/curbedwire_figu.php
Curbed LA

Freight Trains Thrive Despite High Fuel Prices
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91853780&ft=1&f=1003
NPR

Gold Line fate may be decided on Thursday (Foothill Extension)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_9686592
Daily Bulletin

GSA to offer new hybrid, electric vehicles for purchase
http://federaltimes.com/index.php?S=3596321
Federal Times

Hackers Crack London Tube's Ticketing System
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/06/hackers-crack-l.html
Wired

Jury gets Metrolink case
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9686923
Daily News

Keep the Expo rail line on the rails
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-kuehl25-2008jun25,0,2229360.story
Los Angeles Times

Metro: Sales Tax Proposal Has Overwhelming Support
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/24/metro-sales-tax-proposal-has-overwhelming-support/
StreetsBlogLA

New traffic median decorates downtown Los Angeles - The installation, at the intersection of Main, Spring and 9th streets, is made of low-maintenance plants and recycled materials
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-downtown25-2008jun25,0,3982788.story
Los Angeles Times

NLV contemplates a safer boulevard - Taking a hint from Europe, city could turn hazardous road into multiway thoroughfare
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2008/jun/25/nlv-contemplates-safer-boulevard/
Las Vegas Sun

Officials urge approval of cargo fee bill (SB 974) Air quality, congestion could improve in area if measure approved
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_9688231
Pasadena Star News

Options for Offsetting the Economic Impact on Low- and Moderate-Income Households of a Cap-and-Trade Program for Carbon Dioxide Emissions
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9171
Transportation Research Board

Port of Los Angeles prepares for Oct. 1 ‘Clean Truck’ launch
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2008/Jun08/062308/062308-05.htm
Land Line

Remarks for the Honorable Mary Peters Secretary of Transportation at the NGA Summit on Innovative Transportation Funding and Financing “turning up the volume on the quiet revolution”
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/peters062408.htm
USDOT

Six new Rapid bus lines set, 2 in Valley
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9687273
Daily News

Stuck in traffic? Watch video of worse traffic.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2008/06/stuck-in-traffi.html
Los Angeles Times

Surveys Say Sales Tax Increase for Public Transit is a 'Yes'
http://laist.com/2008/06/24/surveys_say_sales_tax_increase_for.php
LAist

Tax Credits for Hybrid Vehicles
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9178
Transportation Research Board

Think City: In Norway, they're building your first electric car
http://www.latimes.com/classified/automotive/highway1/la-hy-neil25-2008jun25,0,5962782.story
Los Angeles Times

Train, bus commuters face end of cheap ride
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9687164
Daily News

Working Together Can Solve Growth Issues - UCR Study Finds Collaborative Regional Planning Produces Promising Results
http://www.newsroom.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/display.cgi?id=1876
UC Riverside

Which way on light rail? Rather than choose between two worthwhile projects, the MTA board should pursue both
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-transit25-2008jun25,0,5231447.story
Los Angeles Times

Why Building Roads Doesn't Ease Congestion
http://lambchop-rides.blogspot.com/2008/06/why-building-roads-doesnt-ease.html
Lambchop Rides

You can fill 'er up with hydrogen
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-fi-hydrogen25-2008jun25,0,589918.story
Los Angeles Times