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2/09/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday February 9, 2008

2 shipping lines shove off from Port of L.A.'s TraPac
http://www.dailybreeze.com/business/ci_8215023
Daily Breeze

Building a City the River Can Be Proud Of
http://snipurl.com/1zcni
L.A. Downtown News

Bush Would Cut Amtrak Funding 40 Percent
http://snipurl.com/1zcnv
MediaGeneral

Business Owners Oppose Olympic-Pico Traffic Initiative
http://snipurl.com/1zcme
Canyon News

California High-Speed Rail Authority to Study Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission
http://snipurl.com/1zco0
Business Wire

Census Bureau to retain Valley's special designation - Local leaders called the status crucial for planning future of the region
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_8212744
Daily News

Congressman subpoenas EPA files on California ruling - Rep. Waxman wants the EPA to hand over documents related to its rejection of California's request to impose stricter emission standards
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-waiver9feb09,1,7365649.story
Los Angeles Times

Critics assail Bush's last DOT budget
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=66604
eTrucker

Go easily to Riverside for $2.25
http://www.recordgazette.net/articles/2008/02/08/news/04news.txt
Record Gazette

Heavy-Duty Vehicle Trends for 2008
http://www.cleantechblog.com/2008/02/heavy-duty-vehicle-trends-for-2008.html
CleanTechBlog

LAEDC Launches Kyser Research Center
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/11/news/news_briefs/at04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Planes, Trains and Podcars -- Huh?
http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/080208/0359646.html
Yahoo! Finance

Report: Koreatown PoPo Cracking Down on Pedestrians
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/02/are_the_koreato.php
Curbed L.A.

Resurrecting the Red Car - Renewed Plans for Broadway Ignite Interest in Bringing Back Fabled Trolley Line
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/11/news/news01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Taxi Plan Inches Forward - City Commission Supports Hail-A-Cab Idea, but Wants Further Study
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/02/11/news/news05.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Two airport expansion plans not mutually exclusive
http://snipurl.com/1zcms
San Diego Union Tribune

Using cellphones to beat traffic?
http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-me-gpscars9feb09,1,4993480.story
Los Angeles Times

2/08/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday February 8, 2008

23 Freeway widening project ahead of schedule
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2008/0207/Community/029.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

Amtrak Blues: No Way to Run a Railroad
http://snipurl.com/1z9k5
New York Times

An open letter to San Fernando Valley transit users
http://www.transit-insider.org/
TransitInsider.org

Are we hurting carpoolers?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/02/are-we-hurting.html
Los Angeles Times

Environment, 1; Toll Road, 0
http://laist.com/2008/02/07/environment_1_t.php
LAist

Expo's Bumpy Ride Continues
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/02/expos-bumpy-ride-continues.html
StreetHeatLA

Fix Expo Statement on Today's Expo Line Farmdale Vote
http://www.fixexpo.org/
FixExpo

FOUL-MOUTHED - City officials say they’re ready to change the course of the dirty, dirty LA River
http://thedistrictweekly.com/print/news/2008/02/06/foul-mouthed/
District Weekly

Bridging the gap - Greenway Trail bridge put in place
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/ci_8201420
Whittier Daily News

Is San Onofre toll road at dead end or detour? Transit officials, environmental groups assess the Coastal Commission's decision, and plot their next moves
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad8feb08,1,3192962.story
Los Angeles Times

Lungren touts high mileage - offer of a multimillion-dollar prize to the developer of the first production-model 100 mpg car
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/697523.html
Sacramento Bee

Measure M public hearing set Feb. 12 - Annual meeting to be held at OCTA headquarters
http://snipurl.com/1z9ir
Orange County Register

Mercedes-Benz Hybrid Bus is Awarded the 2008 DEKRA Environmental Prize
http://snipurl.com/1z8i8
eBroadcast

New Rule Could Halt Many U.S. Cruise Ship Stops - Avalon Harbor, ports of Los Angeles and San Diego would be affected by proposed Passenger Vessel Services Act changes
http://www.thelog.com/news/logNewsArticle.aspx?x=5240
The Log

O.C. tollway officials will appeal decision to scrap road - They will also consider moving the route after the state Coastal Commission said it can't go through San Onofre State Beach
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad8feb08,1,3192962.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Parts of Highway 91 to close Friday, Saturday in Corona
http://snipurl.com/1z8i9
Press Enterprise

Southern California Regional Airport Authority to disband
http://snipurl.com/1z9ic
The Argonaut

Synchronized signals in Westchester are part of Villaraigosa traffic plan
http://snipurl.com/1z9io
The Argonaut

Tale of Two Cities: Bicycling in Chicago and Los Angeles
http://snipurl.com/1z9ju
StreetsBlog

Teamsters' ads call for firing of U.S. transportation chief
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080207/news_1b7trucks.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Toll road project's backers to appeal - Agency will fight commission ruling
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080208/news_1m8toll.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Valley Transit Insider Offers Alternative To Service Cuts
http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/elhay/ahQX/~3/231369021/
MetroRiderLA

2/07/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday February 7, 2008

Activists don't like MTA plan
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/02/activists-dont.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Bus riders vent anger over proposed changes in San Fernando Valley service
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_8190811
Daily News

Coastal Commission rejects Foothill South toll road - Late-night vote goes 8-2 against project as commissioners challenge road agency's science and finances
http://www.ocregister.com/news/road-agency-toll-1974126-county-commercials
Orange County Register

Environmental groups threaten to sue Port of Long Beach over air pollution - They want the facility to reduce its diesel soot and smog within 90 days
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-port7feb07,1,3505529.story
Los Angeles Times

Events, drive keep DOT chief in the spotlight
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/travel/2008-02-05-dot-secretary-mary-peters_N.htm
USA Today

Expo Board Talking Dorsey High
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/02/expo-board-talking-dorsey-high-tomorrow.html
StreetHeatLA

Groups demand port take air action - L.B. harbor faces 90-day deadline to curb emissions or face suit
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_8191271
Press Telegram

Hillary Clinton on LA Public Transportation
http://laist.com/2008/02/06/hillary_clinton_1.php
LAist

HNTB Team Wins SANDAG On-Call Contract
http://www.hntb.com/news/GetNewsRelease.do?co=4&newsid=318
HNTB

Initial Speakers Announced for Green West, May 20-22, 2008, Los Angeles Convention Center
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/080206/20080206006279.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Business

London launches low emission zone
http://uk.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUKL0172837320080204
Reuters

Magnetic levitation trains create a buzz
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/feb/07/magnetic-levitation-trains-create-a-buzz/
Ventura County Star

Panel rejects toll road through San Onofre State Beach - California Coastal Commission votes against the six-lane Foothill South route
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad7feb07,1,2734208.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

San Fernando Valley Service Cuts Hearing Report
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/02/san-fernando-valley-service-cuts.html
StreetHeatLA

Secretary Peters defends her position on tolling, privatization
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2008/Feb08/020408/020608-02.htm
Land Line

Senate Second Hearing On Surface Transportation Commission Report
http://enewsusa.blogspot.com/2008/02/senate-second-hearing-on-surface.html
ENewsUSA

System lets LAX planes glide in
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_8191835
Daily Breeze

Traffic initiative would hurt revenue, city says
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2008/0207/Front_Page/001.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

2/06/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday February 6, 2008

Abandoned transportation measure fails
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/02/05/politics/p145226S58.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle/Associated Press

AFL-CIO: Bush budget neglects nation's transportation needs
http://www.thetrucker.com/News/Stories/2008/2/6/AFL-CIOBushbudgetneglectsnationstransportationneeds.aspx
Trucker

Bush Administration recommends FY09 funding for New Starts projects
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/news/article.asp?id=14994
Progressive Railroading

California Panel to Weigh New Road Across a Beach
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/06/us/06beach.html
New York Times

Coming Soon: Bike Bill of Rights
http://streetheatla.blogspot.com/2008/02/coming-soon-bike-bill-of-rights.html
StreetHeatLA

Effects of Gasoline Prices on Driving Behavior and Vehicle Markets
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8626
Transportation Research Board/U.S. Congressional Budget Office

Federal agency includes funding for Perris Valley Metrolink line
http://snipurl.com/1z3qz
Press Enterprise

Freight Facts and Figures 2007
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8617
Transportation Research Board/Federal Highway Administration

Interim Report to the U.S. Congress on the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program SAFETEA-LU Section 1807
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8670
Transportation Research Board/Federal Highway Administration

L.A. Bicycle Master Plan meetings coming up
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2008/02/la-bicycle-mast.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City

Metro discusses plans to expand in Westside Corridor
http://dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/2008/jan/23/metro-discusses-plans-expand-westside-corridor/
UCLA Daily Bruin
Meeting Schedule: http://www.metro.net/projects_programs/westside/meetings.htm#TopOfPage

Metro Wastes $27m of Taxpayer Dollars
http://metroriderla.com/2008/02/05/metro-wastes-27m-of-taxpayer-dollars/
MetroRiderLA

Next Car Debate: Total Miles Driven
http://www.energyliteracy.org/2008/02/next-car-debate-total-miles-driven.html
Energy Literacy Newsroom/Wall Street Journal

OCTA Wants 1200 More Parking Spaces For Local Metrolink Station
http://missionviejodispatch.com/2008/02/04/octa-wants-1200-more-parking-spaces-for-local-metrolink-station/
Mission Viejo Dispatch

Plan at LAX has backing on NTSB
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_8180855
Daily Breeze

Streetcars are making a comeback in many U.S. cities
http://www.abqtrib.com/news/2008/feb/05/streetcars-are-making-comeback-many-us-cities/
Albuquerque Tribune

Streetcar named Broadway
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/02/streetcar-named.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

Tiny Cars Make It Big
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120223952727344637.html?mod=todays_us_personal_journal
Wall Street Journal

UCLA Extension branches out
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/2008/feb/05/extension-branches-out/
UCLA Daily Bruin

Ventura Transit Needs
http://people2peopletv.blogspot.com/2008/02/ventura-transit-needs_05.html
People2PeopleTV

Wilshire bus-lanes plan to get $23.3 million from FTA
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-wilshire6feb06,1,4241540.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

2/05/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday February 5, 2008

Amtrak to restart Coast Starlight train service
http://travel.latimes.com/daily-deal-blog/?p=1293
Los Angeles Times/Travel Blog

Case for HOT lanes in L.A.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2008/01/a-case-for-hot.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City

Friends 4 Expo statement on Farmdale crossing
http://metroriderla.com/2008/02/04/friends-4-expo-statement-on-farmdale-crossing/
MetroRiderLA

FTA New Starts: Annual Report on Funding Recommendations - Proposed Allocations of Funds for Fiscal Year 2009
http://www.fta.dot.gov/regional_offices_7753.html
Federal Transit Administration

Nation's Long-Term Economic Health Depends on Success of America's Metro Regions, Say Brookings Experts
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6463&state=52&res=1440
Smart Growth Online

Pedestrian killed by bus in downtown L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bus6feb06,1,6485714.story
Los Angeles Times

Planner Says California Should Consider Land Use Policy Changes to Help Meet Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6465&state=5
Smart Growth Online

Riders' input is sought for Metro changes - About 20 routes could be eliminated under plan
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_8169728
Daily News

San Bernardino-Loma Linda express bus plans moving forward
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_B_bomni05.4051409.html
Press Enterprise

San Diego Board of Supervisors Lowers Traffic Impact Fees
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6464&state=5
Smart Growth Online

San Fernando Valley Critical Mass
http://bikeboom.com/webcalendar/view_entry.php?id=1500&friendly=1&rssuser=__public__&date=20080205
BikeBoom

Showdown over O.C. tollway is set - The Coastal Commission is to decide Wednesday whether to approve a route through San Onofre State Beach
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollway5feb05,1,5830471.story
Los Angeles Times

Toll lanes next to freeways: Separate transportation for the rich?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/emeraldcity/2008/02/toll-lanes-next.html
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City

Transit panel hears concerns by public - Commission evaluates funding for such needs as extra buses
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/feb/05/transit-panel-hears-concerns-by-public/
Ventura County Star

U.S. Department of Transportation Fiscal Year 2009 Budget in Brief
http://www.autospectator.com/cars/car-consumer-info/0037673-us-department-transportation-fiscal-year-2009-budget-brief
Auto Spectator

'Vote No On Proposition 91' Is Not A Typo
http://cbs2.com/local/proposition.91.typo.2.646040.html
CBS 2 TV

Virgin jet to use biofuel blend in test flight
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2008/02/05/MN6VUQIL9.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

2/04/2008

Transportation Headlines for Monday February 4, 2008

Anaheim seeks Disneyland monorail extension
http://travel.latimes.com/daily-deal-blog/?p=1270
Los Angeles Times/TravelBlog

Candidates overlook traffic issue - As the presidential hopefuls jet in and out of California, one of its top concerns lies beneath their radar
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic4feb04,1,3943683.story
Los Angeles Times

Clean-air vehicle bill stalls at Capitol - Assemblyman, citing lack of support, quits efforts at passage
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_8160492
Whittier Daily News

Hawthorne Takes on DOT's Resistance to Change
http://blogdowntown.com/blog/3102
Blogdowntown

Inland Ports Gear Up for Even More Business
http://www.worldtrademag.com/Articles/Feature_Article/BNP_GUID_9-5-2006_A_10000000000000249315
WorldTrade

It’s Give-Me, Give-Me Time As Agencies Vie For Funding (prop. 1B infrastructure bonds)
http://www.cunninghamreport.com/news_item.php?id=175
Cunningham Report

Lack of street smarts near LACMA
http://www.calendarlive.com/galleriesandmuseums/cl-et-lacma4feb04,0,4174994.story
Los Angeles Times

Plans to decorate L.B. airport stall - LOCAL: After apparent initial support, FAA says airport can't use Portraits of Hope art
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_8160297
Press Telegram

Subway maps for iPhones
http://med44.com/blog/?p=24
CityInterface

Transit district lays out plan for Oceanside center
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2008/02/03/news/coastal/21_00_182_2_08.txt
NorthCountyTimes/Californian

2/03/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday February 3, 2008

lapd motor transport facility to begin construction
http://www.angelenic.com/lapd-motor-transport-facility-to-begin-construction/
angelenic

Maglev to ONT may be the ticket
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_8151561?source=rss
Daily Bulletin

Parking Garage and Its Impact on Urban Planning
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4240
Library of Congress Webcast

Parking Near Santa Monica High School
http://snipurl.com/1yw7m
Canyon News

Santa Monica's Future Developments
http://snipurl.com/1yw7o
Canyon News

Valley's public transit system topic at forum
http://snipurl.com/1yw7l
Desert Sun