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Transportation Headlines for Friday August 1, 2008

Boyle Heights Residents Come out to oppose move
LA Indy Media

Brand to get new meters - Officials estimate that the parking project will bring $500,000 in annual revenue to the city
Glendale News Press

BRU ‘Blowsback’ at Metro’s Sales Tax Proposal

California moves ahead with plan to sue EPA - L.B.: Attorney general, speaking on ship and plane pollution, says pleas for controls were ignored
Press Telegram

Can a Southern California City Retain “That Small Town Feel?”

CEERT’s John White Offers Expert Analysis of State’s AB 32 Draft Scoping Plan - According to John White, efficiency and renewables will trump cap and trade in meeting California’s carbon emission reductions goals
The Planning Report

City's Singing Bus Driver Favors Dean Martin

Congestion Pricing: Robert Poole’s Open Letter to Elected Officials - The director of transportation at the Reason Foundation, Robert Poole, makes the case for congestion pricing on Southern California freeways
The Planning Report

CPUC Commits to Move Expo Line Hearing to LA
LA Watts Times

Cyclists ask Google for directions

Former airport commissioner Leland Wong convicted of bribery and embezzlement
The Argonaut

google maps: transit stops and times!
Everyday Sustainable

Hailing A Downtown Taxi Just For The Hell Of It

Highways Paved With Gold - You think the government is wasting a few billion a year on mass-transit subsidies. But what about the huge subsidies for cars and trucks?

House Bill Makes Connection Between Transit Funding and Gas Price Relief

increasing demand prompts expanded flyaway service from union station

Las Vegas Monorail route revision

MAK URBAN FUTURE INITIATIVE PUBLIC FORUM SERIES - Presents PanAmerican Urbanism: From Caracas to East Los Angeles. PanAmerican Urbanism will feature Efrén Santana, a MAK UFI fellow and architect with Urban Think Tank in Caracas, Venezuela; and James Rojas, an urban planner and co-founder of the Los Angeles-based Latino Urban Forum, an organization dedicated to understanding and improving the built environment of Latino communities
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Reception at 6:30 pm
Panel discussion at 7:30 pm
MAK Center

Metro Board Member David Fleming Advocates L.A. County’s Half-Cent Sales Tax Plan - Regional luminary David Fleming illustrates the need for a local half-cent sales tax to help fund transportation projects
The Planning Report

More signs of less gas use
Orange County Register

MTA votes to put sales tax increase on Nov. ballot
The Argonaut

New coalition formed to oppose Residents Initiative to Fight Traffic
The Argonaut

New Kind of Electroysis to Catalyze Hydrogen Economy

New report calls for subsidized airlines to improve job standards
The Argonaut

New Traffic Signals Are Among the Proposals to Impact Traffic on PCH - California Incline Project Work Could Result in Backups
Malibu Surfside News

OUR VIEW - Is MTA slighting us?
Whittier Daily News

Plan for LA’s Central Park Showing at 7th and Fig

Sales tax comments
LA Visions

Study finds California urban congestion still tops the nation
Los Angeles Times

'Tolls Not Gas Tax', Says Bush

U.S. DOT Advances ‘New Era’ Transportation Agenda: Economic Criteria Pricing Tyler Duvall, DOT Under Secretary for Policy, describes the federal agenda to improve mobility by making the cost of transportation transparent to the public
The Planning Report