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1/12/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday January 12, 2008

Amtrak says labor talks will resume next week
http://snipurl.com/1x8we
SF Examiner

Critical Mass of frustration - San Francisco has Critical Mass; L.A. has the Midnight Ridazz - both can be nightmares for motorists. Do these gridlock-inducing bike rides help or hurt cyclists’ cause? Will Campbell and Randal O’Toole conclude their debate.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup11jan11,0,965872.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Developing a Printed Transit Information Material Design Manual
http://www.nctr.usf.edu/abstracts/abs77710.htm
National Center for Transit Research

DOT to Consider Hail-A-Taxi Plan
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/01/14/news/news_briefs/at01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Free Transit For All?
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/007771.html
World Changing

Highway Panel to Seek Higher Gas Tax
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120010844690385815.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
Wall Street Journal

It's Time to Move LA!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/experiencela/sets/72157603690951413/
Flickr

Is a Higher Sales Tax the Answer to Help Relieve Traffic in LA?
http://snipurl.com/1x8xv
FOX News

Metrolink drain blamed on flooding
http://www.claremont-courier.com/pages/Topstory011208.1.html
Claremont Courier

More Delays For Angels Flight - After Missed December Deadline, Railway President Says Reopening Day Is 'Soon'
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/01/14/news/news02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

National Transportation Report to be Unveiled January 15 - Industry Leaders Available for Comment
http://snipurl.com/1x8vv
Business Wire

Overview of "It's Time to Move LA"
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/01/overview-of-its-time-to-move-la.html
StreetHeatLA

Sales Tax Hike could fund Subway to Sea
http://snipurl.com/1x8y3
West Ranch Beacon

State lawmakers demand hard numbers before approving bullet train
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/12/BA0OUE06R.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Towering ambitions for Boyle Heights
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-boyle11jan11,1,6169494.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

you can make it happen (transit sales tax)
http://www.about-losangelesca.com/you-can-make-it-happen/
AboutLosAngeles

1/11/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday January 11, 2008

Abandon thy car? Should local governments encourage bike commuting as a way to alleviate the area’s chronic traffic congestion? Cyclists Randal O’Toole and Will Campbell continue their weeklong debate.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup10jan10,0,507118.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Blue Bus Officials, Neighbors, Discuss Service Changes
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=7011
Santa Monica Mirror

Colorado Ave. between Ocean Ave. and Second St. reduced to one eastbound lane, closed westbound, due to construction
http://snipurl.com/1x55u
The Argonaut

Congestion Pricing: More than a Bad Idea
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/941/75/
CityWatchLA

Council voices LAX runway concern
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_7928307
Daily Breeze

EPA Streamlines Conformity Rule in Response to SAFETEA-LU
http://snipurl.com/1x66o
EPA

Federal panel could recommend fuel tax increase
http://snipurl.com/1x552
Land Line

Flossing the Red Line
http://laist.com/2008/01/10/flossing_the_re.php
LAist

Hunting a $60 billion transit solution
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_7939612
Daily Breeze

It's a bumpy ride on the Hydrogen Highway
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hydrogen11jan11,1,5863796.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

L.A. County looks for transportation funding
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_7938408
Daily Bulletin

Las Vegas Monorail taps into cash reserves for first time
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/nation/20080110-1234-nv-monorailwoes.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Los Angeles: Questions arise over giving greater role to Neighborhood Councils in land use decisions
http://snipurl.com/1x55w
The Argonaut

Metrolink offers EZ pass
http://www.moorparkacorn.com/news/2008/0111/Community/007.html
Moorpark Acorn

On the Fast Track - Area politicians and Gold Line officials are fighting to get to the end of the line
http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/article.php?id=5543&IssueNum=106
Pasadena Weekly

Poll Finds NYC Support For Congestion Pricing
http://blog.tstc.org/2008/01/10/q-poll-finds-most-nyc-voters-support-congestion-pricing/
Tri-State Transportation

Ports to Charge Additional Truck Fee
http://snipurl.com/1x667
Los Angeles Business Journal

Possible sales-tax hike for transit services (includes ABC’s own poll)
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local&id=5884319
ABC 7 TV

Push for smart growth
http://www.dailybreeze.com/editorial/ci_7938799
Daily Breeze

Sales tax hike could fund subway to sea - L.A. County voters may decide on the half-cent increase in November's election
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-subway11jan11,1,1191159.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Subway tax?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/01/subway-tax.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Support The WGA With Public Transit
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2008/01/10/support-the-wga-with-public-transit/
MetroRiderLA

Tata Motors of India unveils world's cheapest car
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-nano11jan11,1,3771140.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angele Times

Transit Technology Fact Sheets Now Available
http://www.pcb.its.dot.gov/factsheets/factsheets.asp
US DOT

Warning to MTA: No new taxes without an equitable and specific spending plan
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7937203
Daily News

World's First Air-Powered Car: Zero Emissions by Next Summer
http://www.popularmechanics.com/automotive/new_cars/4217016.html?series=19
Popular Mechanics

Would You Pay an Extra 1/2% on Sales Tax?
http://laist.com/2008/01/10/would_you_pay_a.php
LAist

Voters Back Sales Tax Hike
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=7023
Boi from Troy

1/10/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday January 10, 2008

Battle Heats Up Over 241 Toll Road Extension
http://www.scpr.org/news/stories/2008/01/09/19_toll_road_010908.html
KPCC 89.3 FM

Cancellations jeopardize California's 'hydrogen highway'
http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_7930155
Mercury News

City/Locals Clash on Pico-Olympic Plan
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/01/citylocals-clash-on-pico-olympic-plan.html
StreetHeatLA

Councilman Hosts Town Hall on Pico/Olymic Traffic Proposal
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_more.php?id=402_0_1_0_M
Venice Paper

Deep cuts, closures across the state at heart of budget plan - Beaches, parks, schools and prisons would be hit. Some think the governor's proposal is a ruse to get a tax hike
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget10jan10,0,7999922.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Schwarzenegger’s Latest Blockbuster Not "T-3" - Introducing "P3" Public Private Partnerships (High Desert Corridor)
http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/victorville_4438___article.html/new_corridor.html
Victorville Daily Press

High-Speed Trains Erode Europe's Borders - A new partnership aims to eliminate current coordination hassles and weld fast rail lines into a seamless network from Barcelona to Bratislava
http://snipurl.com/1x1vo
Business Week

How the Next President Can End Our Oil Addiction
http://www.wired.com/cars/energy/news/2008/01/oil
Wired

Inland transportation officials brace for release of governor's budget
http://snipurl.com/1x2o4
Press Enteprise

L.A., Long Beach port plan inspires similar effort in Washington state
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2008/Jan08/010708/010908-03.htm
Land Line

Outcome Of Toll Lane Plan Rides On Federal Funds
http://www.knbc.com/traffic/15011799/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Oxnard devises way to fix streets
http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California/CA_Financing_Streets_322639C.shtml
Press Enterprise

Pico/Olympic meeting...
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/01/picoolympic-mee.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Regional, Intermodal Transportation Security Conference
http://www.thesecuritynetwork.org/rits.php
Security Network

Report on Foothill South tollway decried - O.C. agency says the Coastal Commission study of the proposed route was 'inaccurate and one-sided.'
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollway10jan10,1,2481229.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Sales tax hike eyed by Metro
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7927647
Daily News

S.B. County OKs wish list for transportation projects
http://snipurl.com/1x2ob
Press Enterprise

Schwarzenegger's `hydrogen highway' runs out of gas
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7926303
Daily News

State of the State: Here Come Public-Private Partnerships
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/01/state-of-state-here-come-public-private.html
StreetHeatLA

Taking 'Free' out of freeway: L.A. tolls?
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local&id=5880267
ABC 7 TV

The bike world outside L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup9jan09,0,4507139.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

The Smog Propagandist - Too bad for our health that Joe Coto gets less press than Bill Burke
http://www.lacitybeat.com/cms/story/detail/the_smog_propagandist/6567/
L.A. City Beat

Thousand Oaks voters will decide traffic law
http://snipurl.com/1x2mb
Ventura County Star

Toll lanes on fast-track as planners plot LA freeway demise
http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_7922581?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

Too big, powerful - Re "Toll lanes may be price for freeways that move"
http://www.dailynews.com/letters/ci_7898010
Daily News

UCLA faculty experts advisory: transportation and public transit
http://www.newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/ucla-faculty-experets-advisory-42825.aspx
University of California at Los Angeles

U.S. Panel May Push 40-Cent Gas-Tax Rise
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=a2kVk.ivSPUc&refer=us
Bloomberg

1/09/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday January 9, 2008

Alan Pisarski is Recipient of W.N. Carey, Jr., Distinguished Service Award
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/news/87AM/CAREY.pdf
Transportation Research Board

Bad Idea of the Year: Taxing Cyclists by the Mile
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/01/times-debate-who-should-pay-for.html
StreetHeatLA

Condos' flooding blamed on Metrolink drain
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ranchocucamonga/ci_7917935
Daily Bulletin

D.A. cites LAX board
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_7908750
Daily Breeze

Freeway ramp revisions eyed
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_7916717
San Bernardino Sun

General Motors Demonstrates Self-Driving Chevrolet Tahoe 'Boss' At Consumer Electronics Show
http://pressmediawire.com/article.cfm?articleID=4602
Media Wire

Governor's budget idea gets cold response
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7917138
Daily News

Guidebook for Using American Community Survey Data for Transportation Planning
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8523
Transportation Research Board

History plays out in Valley hub
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7917124
Daily News

Imagine no cars in Arroyo
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_7917381
Pasadena Star News

Metro musicians are in surge mode all over the red line’s stations
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2008/01/08/musician-surge/
MetroRiderLA

Museum celebrates area's transit history
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7918110
Whittier Daily News

Mystery of the Green Line
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_7919830
Daily Breeze

OCTA to hold meeting on train issues - Jan. 14 meeting will be about community impact of trains
http://www.ocregister.com/news/orange-county-anaheim-1955741-containers-ports
Orange County Register

Partnering to build a new California
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/09/EDHSUB8JP.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Paying for that subway...
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/01/paying-for-that.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Plan for toll lanes on L.A. County freeways is in fast lane
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-congestion9jan09,1,5309757.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Report to Congress on the Costs, Benefits and Efficiencies of Public-Private Partnerships for Fixed Guideway Capital Projects
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8570
Transportation Research Board

Safety Concerns Delay Sprinter Debut - Commuter Service Postponed Indefinitely
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/15002386/detail.html
NBC TV

Showing cyclists the money - Last year, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters said that building bike lanes and paths isn't a good use of federal transportation dollars. Is she correct? Cyclists Randal O’Toole and Will Campbell continue their debate
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup8jan08,0,4048385.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Snow in L.A.? Toll roads in L.A.?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/01/snow-in-la-toll.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

We can't afford Proposition 13 anymore
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lazarus9jan09,1,630103.column?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

'Wolf is back' at state budget door - The governor lays out his plan to pare a $14-billion shortfall. The key is a constitutional amendment to impose a spending cap
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-state9jan09,1,1073847.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Why Green Line stopped short of LAX
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_7916839
Daily News

1/08/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday January 8, 2008

A Few Choice Words from a Grassroots Advocate: Dear Metro Board
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/939/75/
CityWatchLA

Clearing the streets – Big Blue Bus is in for a bumpy ride
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/4568/1/Clearing-the-streets
Santa Monica Daily Press

Congestion Pricing Debuts in Milan
http://www.planetizen.com/node/29168
Planetizen

DUST-UP: Huffy vs. Hummer - Bike riders and auto drivers frequently come into conflict on L.A.’s roads. Who’s to blame? All week, cyclists Will Campbell and Randal O’Toole debate bicycle infrastructure and planning.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-dustup7jan07,0,3589631.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Frank Gruber: What I say - And if Denny Zane is 60? Efforts of Santa Monica's former mayor to identify and tap into funding sources for building the Purple Line Subway (all the way to the Sea, we hope) and other L.A. County transportation projects
http://snipurl.com/1wurt
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

How to Pay for L.A. Subway
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=7013
Boi from Troy

Proposition 91 - Preserving Transportation Funding
http://thefcblog.com/2008/01/07/proposition-91-preserving-transportation-funding/
Foothill Cities Blog

SoCal polution improves, yet still high risk for cancer
http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/cancer_4355___article.html/pollution_high.html
Victorville Daily Press

S.F. Caltrans station offers valet parking for bicyclists
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/08/BA2UUAQM1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Sketch released of man hit and killed by train - The man was struck sometime Dec. 26 or 27 in Tustin
http://snipurl.com/1wurp
Orange County Register

SoCATA Backs Prop 91
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/01/socata-backs-prop-91.html
StreetHeatLA

Sprinter rail service won't start on Sunday
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20080108-9999-1m8b2briefs.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Update for It's Not Getting Safer Out There
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/
StreetHeatLA

1/07/2008

Transportation Headlines for Monday January 7, 2008

$50 billion cost a potential barrier to traffic solutions
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7898868
Daily News

Amid budget gap, 'fantastic' ideas joust with fiscal reality
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold7jan07,1,5986781.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Beautiful boulevard - The city's revitalization of Whittier Boulevard has attracted the attention of those outside city limits
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7899794
Whittier Daily News

Fullerton man accused of sabotaging bike trail - Holes were dug allegedly to deter mountain bikers from using the area. The suspect denies digging any holes and says he's unaware of the arrest warrant
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-holes5jan05,1,1078434.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

GM sees driverless cars within 10 years
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7898632
Daily News

Landmarks of old (1893 Pacific Electric substation)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_7899816
Pasadena Star News

Monica Howe: Bicycle 'activist by default'
http://www.latimes.com/features/printedition/health/la-he-howe7jan07,1,2297558.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-health
Los Angeles Times

NoHo Residents Concerned About 'Mushrooming' High-Rise Plans - Plans Recently Unveiled For 3 High-Rise Condo Towers
http://www.knbc.com/news/14988942/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

State's budget outlook is grim - STATE: Looming $14B deficit expected to dampen reforms and stir spending debate between Schwarzenegger, Republicans
http://www.presstelegram.com/ci_7899194
Press Telegram

1/06/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday January 6, 2008

Abandoned rail bridge's fate still up in air
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7893467
Whittier Daily News

Airport panel may have broken state meeting law
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_7887490
Daily Breeze

California budget mess brings Schwarzenegger full circle
http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7890898?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

Closures planned on San Bernardino stretches of I-215
http://snipurl.com/1wrex
Press Enterprise

Fly-Away Service Proposed For Palmdale Airport
http://www.hometownstation.com/airport-santa-clarita-2008-01-04-15-44-3.html
KHTS AM 1220

Gov.'s annual address to feature pain and cuts
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/politics/la-me-arnold7jan07,0,2536629.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

State's falling revenue presents governor with biggest problem yet
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/06/BABDU9GMI.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Triple-towers plan: When does smart growth turn stupid?
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7892930
Daily News

Vans get farmworkers to the fields
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-vans5jan05,1,6328173.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Yucaipa plan for I-10 rest area gets Calimesa's attention
http://snipurl.com/1wreg
Press Enterprise