Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

2/02/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday February 2, 2008

Air quality at 10 major U.S. ports is harmful
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_8147115
Daily Breeze

BART debuts “e-lockers”
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9068435
Metro Magazine

Crenshaw/Prairie Transit Study Public Meetings
http://www.urbanstudio-la.com/crenshawvision/?p=85
Mid City Crenshaw Vision

Dinner to feature transit plan presentation (SCAG’s Maglev)
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/feb/02/dinner-feature-transit-plan-presentation/
Ventura County Star

Exposing Expo - Series Introduction
http://metroriderla.com/2008/01/31/exposing-expo-series-introduction-2/
MetroRiderLA

Firm tests Wi-Fi on moving San Francisco trains
http://www.electronista.com/articles/08/02/01/wi.fi.rail.on.bart.trains/
Electronista

FRA announces new passenger-car safety requirements
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/prdailynews/news.asp?id=14962
Progressive Railroading

Gas prices to soar in the spring - Motorists cut back on travel, curb spending to counter rising costs at pump
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/678556.html
Sacramento Bee

L.A. River Bridges Get Historic Designation
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/04/news/news_briefs/at01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Latest Broadway Revival Gets Underway - City, Property Owners Tout Joint Effort for Bringing Back Historic Theater District
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/04/news/news01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Missing the transit mark
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_8143592
Pasadena Star News

New City Transportation Plan Could Cut Traffic, Gruel Says
http://nazinla.blogspot.com/2008/02/new-city-transportation-plan-could-cut.html
NazInLA

Our Choices: Subway to the Sea in 30 Years or a Monorail in Merely 8
http://snipurl.com/1yslx
Culver City Front Page

Passenger train stuck in Calif. mountains resumes journey
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train3feb03,1,1471637.story
Los Angeles Times

Regional airport network couldn't get off the ground - Group dissolves after failing to draw members and interest from Orange and Riverside counties
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airport2feb02,1,395567.story
Los Angeles Times

SF-area subway gets fast Wi-Fi in test - Startup Wi-Fi Rail has been testing a wireless network for the Bay Area's BART subway system
http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/02/01/SF-area-subway-gets-fast-Wi-Fi-in-test_1.html
InfoWorld

Still Searching for Perfect Parks - Downtown Stakeholders Weigh in on the Area's Lack of Green
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/04/news/news03.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Study: Uptown traffic to jam - Planners will review EIR for revamp plan
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_8144692
Whittier Daily News

Subways: Going Cellular to Boost Service
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90511228
Metro Magazine

Success on Broadway Requires Money and Muscle
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/04/news/opinion/edit01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Westside businesses fear traffic plan will put brakes on sales
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pico2feb02,1,3514695.story
Los Angeles Times

Why Congestion Is Good
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/02/why-congestion-is-good.html
StreetHeatLA

2/01/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday February 1, 2008

10 Ways to Relieve Traffic, The Mayor's Way
http://laist.com/2008/01/31/10_traffic_relief.php
LAist

14 Minutes from NoHo to Century City via Subway
http://laist.com/2008/02/01/14_minutes_from.php
LAist

Accessible Sidewalk Videos Now Available Online
http://www.access-board.gov/news/sidewalk-videos.htm
Access Board

AC Transit History: From Streetcars to BRT
http://novometro.com/news_details.php?news_id=2557&is_break=Y
NovoMetro

Amtrak extends Coast Starlight shutdown
http://travel.latimes.com/daily-deal-blog/?p=1276
Los Angeles Times

Another Packed House at Metro Westside Transit Meeting
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/02/another-packed-house-at-metro-westside.html
StreetHeatLA

Coaster parking goes high-tech
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2008/02/01/opinion/riehl/20_51_261_31_08.txt
North County Times/Californian

Healthy alternative: Take mass transit
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-01-31-masstransit_N.htm
USA Today

LA Approves $26B High-Speed Train System Plan
http://www.knbc.com/news/15186544/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

L.A. River Dedging Underway
http://www.gazettes.com/dredging1312007.html
Grunion Gazette

Los Angeles Mayor Unveils Latest Plan to Move Traffic
http://snipurl.com/1yr7e
Mass Transit Magazine

Maglev vs. subway
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_8134597
Daily Breeze

Makes Everyone Mad! Few Know What it Is! Las Lomas
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/987/75/
CityWatchLA

Metro Westside meetings: Yes, the Westside wants the subway
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2007/10/metro-westside-.html
Los Angeles Times

Moody's downgrades Vegas monorail
http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/newstex/AFX-0013-22642598.htm
CNN Money

Moorpark may add paratransit bus stops - City officials looking for additional improvements to increase ridership
http://snipurl.com/1yr3x
Ventura County Star

Neighborhood Council Weighs Crenshaw Rail Plan
http://www.larchmontchronicle.com/ArchiveDetail.asp?ArchiveID=810
Larchmont Chronicle

NEW METERS on Larchmont allow drivers to pay with their cell phones
http://www.larchmontchronicle.com/ArchiveDetail.asp?ArchiveID=811
Larchmont Chronicle

Presentations from Policy Forum: Greenhouse Gas Reduction And Energy Conservation: Public Transportation’s Strategic Role
http://www.apta.com/government_affairs/policy/greenhouse.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Prop. 91 still needed to shield transit funds
http://www.dailynews.com/search/ci_8122510
Daily News

Regional airport panel disbands
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_8135763
Daily Breeze

Senate Hearing On National Surface Transportation Report
http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/2008/01/senate-hearing-on-national-surface.html
EnewsUSA

State transit fund shift illegal, judge rules
http://www.sacbee.com/749/story/678379.html
Sacramento Bee

Steinke Says Port Going Green
http://www.gazettes.com/port1312008.html
Grunion Gazette

'Subway To The Sea' Meetings Open To Public - Metro Invites Public To Attend Meetings
http://www.knbc.com/news/15191778/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

Transport idea developing - Ontario, L.A. reach joint agreement on magnetic train
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_8135692?source=rss
Daily Bulletin

Transportation Solutions: Boxer Looks to Munis, Private Money
http://snipurl.com/1yr64
Bond Buyer

1/31/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday January 31, 2008

Back to Basics in Transportation Planning: Rediscovering our roots can solve 21st Century traffic woes
http://www.commissionersam.com/node/2947
CommissionerSam

Bank of America: Now Serving Pedestrians in Los Feliz! (pedestrians, walkability)
http://laist.com/2008/01/30/_the_bank_of_am.php
LAist

Bart Reed - The Transit Coalition founder on his fight to save 25 bus routes
http://www.lacitybeat.com/cms/story/detail/bart_reed/6654/
L.A. City Beat

Bond rating lowered for Las Vegas Monorail
http://www.lvrj.com/news/14900876.html
Las Vegas Review Journal

Construction on new bridge moves forward
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_8124074
San Bernardino Sun

Five Major CALSTART Fuel Cell Bus Projects Now Underway, Part of Focused Technology Development Effort - Program with Federal Transit Administration Pushes Fuel Cell Technology Toward Faster Commercialization in Transit Applications
http://snipurl.com/1yndo
Business Wire

Instead of rebates, let’s fix our infrastructure and put people to work
http://uncapitalist.com/blog/?itemid=1638
uncapitalist journal

it’s a miracle! angels flight sees the light
http://www.angelenic.com/its-a-miracle-angels-flight-sees-the-light/
angelenic

It's time to stop dodging questions about paying for roads
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_8111146?source=most_emailed
Daily Bulletin

Maglev rail plan for L.A. gets initial OK
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_8124008
Daily News

Metro's Hold-up - Commonsense forces L.A.'s transit gods to rethink boneheaded gating plan
http://www.lacitybeat.com/cms/story/detail/metro_s_hold_up/6645/
L.A. City Beat

New Train Billboards For Your Consumption
http://highlandpark.wordpress.com/2007/10/03/new-train-billboards-for-your-consumption/
90042 Highland Park

No Clear Transpo Agenda From GOP Presidential Candidates
http://www.streetsblog.org/2008/01/29/no-clear-transpo-agenda-from-gop-presidential-candidates/
StreetsBlog

Public to weigh in on Westside subway routes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-subway31jan31,0,1427956.story?track=mostviewed-storylevel
Los Angeles Times

Quotes That Matter from Folks That Matter
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/01/quotes-that-matter-from-folks-that.html
StreetHeatLA

San Francisco NFC Pilot Tests Rewards As Well As Payments (transit smart cards)
http://www.digitaltransactions.net/newsstory.cfm?newsid=1660
DigitalTransactions

Sticking point over the carpool lane - It's a curious situation when SUVs with a lone occupant can take priority over truly fuel-efficient vehicles.
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/highway1/la-hy-wheels30jan30,1,1673197.story
Los Angeles Times

Toll road's damage estimate downsized
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2008/01/29/news/sandiego/22_00_201_28_08.txt
North County Times/Californian

Westside mass transit study public meetings
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-subwaybox31jan31,1,5904135.story
Los Angeles Times

Which route do you like? Tell us which of these Subway to the Sea route makes the best sense
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/01/which-route-do.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Which Way, LA? Metro Has Some Plans for the Westside
http://laist.com/2008/01/30/metro_questions.php
LAist

Wilshire subway gets most support
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_8123590
Daily News

Would Dems’ Pledge for “Change” Bring Transportation Reform?
http://www.streetsblog.org/2008/01/30/would-dems-pledge-for-change-bring-transportation-reform/
StreetsBlog

1/30/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday January 30, 2008

Air travel is up at LAX
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_8115112
Daily Breeze

Anaheim mayor proposes monorail funding - Pringle envisions asking for private money to pay for a futuristic transportation system in his sixth State of the City address
http://www.ocregister.com/article/monorail-city-pringle-1969248-system-anaheim
Orange County Register

Burbank Council aims to curb traffic - Meeting brings members of several transportation departments together to discuss ways to ease congestion in the city
http://www.burbankleader.com/articles/2008/01/30/politics/blr-transportation30.txt
Burbank Leader

Hiding the 101 Freeway Beneath a Park (Part II)
http://laist.com/2008/01/29/hiding_the_101.php
LAist

Making over L.A.'s Broadway - Restoring the glitter to Broadway will take more than City Hall hocus-pocus.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-broadway30jan30,0,5474100.story
Los Angeles Times

Mayor unveils his plan to get traffic moving - Steps include mass transit, parking crackdown
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_8113739
Daily News

Mayor Unveils Short-Term Plans To Reduce Traffic Congestion
http://www.knbc.com/traffic/15166940/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Mayor Unveils Plan To Fight Traffic Congestion - 'Tiger Team' Ready To Reduce Gridlock
http://cbs2.com/local/Tiger.Team.Traffic.2.640715.html
CBS 2 TV

New Report Looks At SCRAA's Future
http://snipurl.com/1ylhf
Aviation Week

new traffic plan could help unclog downtown streets
http://www.angelenic.com/new-traffic-plan-could-help-unclog-downtown-streets/
Angelenic

Proposition 91 - Transportation funds. Initiative constitutional amendment - Times recommendation: No
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oew-prop91-21jan21,0,3338891.story
Los Angeles Times

Toll road meeting relocated due to expected high turnout
http://beach.freedomblogging.com/2008/01/25/toll-road-meeting-moved/
Orange County Register/Beach Blog

Traffic Congestion Relief Plan: You Gotta Ride Da Bus
http://metroriderla.com/2008/01/29/traffic-congestion-relief-plan-you-gotta-ride-da-bus/
MetroRiderLA

Transportation Plan Update III: We'll Take A Maglev, Too
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/01/transportation_3.php
CurbedLA

Tougher environmental rules will apply to O.C. tollway
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad30jan30,1,5217670.story
Los Angeles Times

1/29/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday January 29, 2008

ARC report cites the need for a new approach for sustainable supply chains
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/CA6526420.html
Logistics Management

BART tests selling tickets by cell phone
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/01/29/BAGM8UO3PB.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

“broadway is going to be all you dreamed it could be” – villaraigosa (downtown streetcar)
http://snipurl.com/1yijo
Angelenic

Bus Lines Back at Dodger Stadium for 2008?
http://www.sonsofstevegarvey.com/2008/01/bus-lines-back-at-dodger-stadium-for.html
Sons of Steve Garvey

Funding panel to push tolls over gas tax
http://snipurl.com/1yil2
The Bond Buyer

LOS ANGELES PORTS #3 IN NATIONAL EXPORTS
http://www.socalindustrialrealestateblog.com/?p=210
So Cal Industrial Real Estate Blog

Planetizen Top 10 Books List, 2008 Edition
http://www.planetizen.com/books/2008
Planetizen

Two Suggestions for City Hall's All Day Transportation Meeting
http://ubrayj02.blogspot.com/2008/01/two-suggestions-for-city-halls-all-day.html
BrayjAgainstTheMachine

Will Trolley Bring a New Day for Broadway?
http://snipurl.com/1yije
L.A. Garment & Citizen

1/28/2008

Transportation Headlines for Monday January 28, 2008

Bike the Vote!
http://laist.com/2008/01/28/bike_the_vote.php
LAist

Bill offers rebates, exacts fees based on car emissions - Buyers would get money back on autos with lower emissions and be charged extra on higher polluters.
http://www.latimes.com/news/science/environment/la-me-feebate27jan27,1,3091990.story
Los Angeles Times

Clean Truck Plan Not Going Away, Says Long Beach Port Boss
http://www.cunninghamreport.com/news_item.php?id=170
Cunningham Report

L.A. to announce Broadway makeover
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-broadway28jan28,1,1421189.story
Los Angeles Times

L.A.'s Great White Way? Broadway to get face-lift
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_8096474
Daily Breeze

Looking For Jobs? Grow The L.A. Port, Panel Tells Mayor
http://www.cunninghamreport.com/news_item.php?id=168
Cunningham Report

Looking out for L.A. River's bridges - An effort to bestow monument status on 11 historical spans comes as six are slated for upgrades
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bridges28jan28,1,5383191.story
Los Angeles Times

Officials: Six Hospitalized After Bus Careens Into Donut Shop
MTA Says Automobile 'T-boned' Bus
http://www.knbc.com/news/15149601/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Should airports board disband?
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_8096606
Daily Breeze

Skepticism Trumps Optimism for Grand Avenue Plan
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/01/28/news/opinion/edit01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Space pioneer - JPL will celebrate 50 years of exploration
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_8096587
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

1/27/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday January 27, 2008

Bill offers rebates, exacts fees based on car emissions - Buyers would get money back on autos with lower emissions and be charged extra on higher polluters
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-feebate27jan27,1,6506483.story
Los Angeles Times

Councilmember LaBonge proposes greening LA's alleyways
http://www.tomlabonge.com/news/story/98
Council District 4

'Feebates' for new cars - California should enact legislation that would cut emissions without hurting taxpayers
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-feebate24jan24,0,3149233.story
Los Angeles Times

Flood channel monorails?
http://lavisions.blogspot.com/2008/01/flood-channel-monorails.html
LAVisions

Gold Line Work Upsets Merchants
http://snipurl.com/1ydin
Los Angeles Business Journal

LACMTA committee votes for subway barrier gates
http://www.subchat.com/read.asp?Id=559335
SubChat

Making skies friendlier - Congestion-pricing idea should reduce airport conges
http://www.dailybreeze.com/editorial/ci_8090493
Daily Breeze

Metro's Gold Line Expansion Will Shut Down First Street Bridge
http://laist.com/2008/01/26/metros_gold_lin.php
LAist

No Stopping (Olympic Blvd)
http://www.canyon-news.com/artman2/publish/Local_News_10/No_Stopping.php
Canyon News

Sprinter's start date postponed to March
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20080126-9999-1mc26sprint.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Three objectives for regional progress (Gold Line Foothill Extension, Alameda Corridor East)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_8088144
Pasadena Star News

Wrong way for teen drivers - California's strict law on licenses may not be making the roads safer for young people
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-males27jan27,0,1585526.story
Los Angeles Times