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6/14/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 14, 2008

Algae Diesel Meets US Standards
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1755/
EcoGeek

Ask Transportation Commission
http://www.sgvtribune.com/opinions/ci_9580539
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Bad traffic, 1938
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thedailymirror/2008/06/bad-traffic-193.html
Los Angeles Times

Congestion pricing get together on Saturday
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/congestion-pric.html
Bottleneck Blog

Doran Barnes oversees Foothill Transit's extensive operations in Valley
http://www2.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_9579901
Pasadena Star News

Drive here, fly there? To alleviate passenger overload, county officials consider taking travelers from a packed JWA to other regional airports
http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2008/06/12/politics/dpt-rail061308.txt
Daily Pilot

Free Inland bus passes available
http://tinyurl.com/57ayuv
Press Enterprise

Garbage train rail yard gets green light
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_9570183
Daily Bulletin

Gas prices bring ‘sticker shock and awe’
http://www.inlandnewstoday.com/story.php?s=1846
Inland News Today

High gas prices give Metro 400,000 more riders
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_9574653
Daily Breeze

Hollywood stars hyping hydrogen cars
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-greencar15-2008jun15,1,3540097.story
Los Angele Times

Infrastructure Deficit Called a 'Quiet Collapse of Prosperity'
http://www.planetizen.com/node/33481
Planetizen

Managing the roads
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_9579901
Pasadena Star New

Marina del Rey Urges Visitors To Enjoy a Car-Free Getaway While Staying At Their Hotels Near Los Angeles Airport
http://www.free-press-release-center.info/pr00000000000000016367_marina-del-rey-urges-visitors-to-enjoy-a-car-free-getaway-while-staying-at-their-hotels-near-los-angeles-airport.html
Free Press

Metro Makes the Case for Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/13/metro-makes-the-case-for-half-cent-sales-tax-increase/
StreetsBlogLA

Metrolink sets one-day ridership record
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/metrolink-rider.html
Bottleneck Blog

Movement To Build High-Speed Train Network Continues
Ma Says Network 'Will Ease Congestion, Improve Air Quality, Create Jobs'
http://www.nbc11.com/news/16594291/detail.html
NBC TV

MTA Sales Tax Proposal Met With Lukewarm Response - Yaroslavsky Says Getting Tax Passed Will Be 'Exceedingly Difficult'
http://www.knbc.com/news/16605514/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

OCTA Offers Free Ride for Dump the Pump - Residents may avoid the high price of gas and try public transit June 16 to 20
http://www.socaltrailriders.org/forum/pub/20387-free-oc-bus-passes-june-16-20-a.html
SoCalTrailRiders

Remembering the best bike and walking event ever
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/remembering-the.html
Bottleneck Blog

Sales Tax Increase for Public Transit to Cost $25 Annually
http://laist.com/2008/06/13/ab2321_sales_tax_for_public_transit.php
LAist

Third Annual Event Pushes Cost - Benefits of Public Transportation
http://www.stnonline.com/artman/publish/article_8133.shtml
School Transportation News

Tribal bloc about-faces on proposed O.C. toll road - One faction of Juaneño band OKs deal with transportation agency for $350,000
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-payoff14-2008jun14,0,4070065.story
Los Angeles Times

Try Omnitrans and dump the pump
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_9569158
Daily Bulletin

Using The Los Angeles MTA Trip Planner
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVcSlZC7quQ
YouTube

Washington Post Should Know Better
http://fastlane.dot.gov/secretarysblog/2008/06/the-washington.html
USDOT Fastlane

wrong-way in the industrial district
http://www.angelenic.com/wrong-way-in-the-industrial-district/
Angelenic

Your View - Ask Transportation Commission (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_9580538
Pasadena Star News

6/13/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 13, 2008

Bicycle Activists Take to the Freeways in L.A.
http://tinyurl.com/4mz5w3
NPR

Bus fleet gives commuters, planet Earth a breather
http://tinyurl.com/53ovwl
Desert Sun

Candidates Must No Longer Ignore America's Metro Areas
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-dreier/candidates-can-no-longer_b_106865.html
Huffington Post

Canoga Avenue busway advances
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/transortation-i.html
Bottleneck Blog

Chicago To Privatize Airport Express Project
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/06/chicago-to-priv.html
Wired

Congress Funds Amtrak - While Arnold Proposes Transit Cuts
http://calitics.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=6170
Calitics

Dan Walters: Angst rises as sales tax fades
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/1010508.html
Sacramento Bee

DOE Announces $30 Million for PHEV Projects
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2008/06/doe-announces-3.html
Green Car Congress

Envisioning a Multi-Modal Sunset Junction
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/12/envisioning-a-multi-modal-sunset-junction-tonight/
StreetsBlogLA

Free bus passes (OCTA) offered to beat gas prices - Pass available on-line for next week as part of nationwide program
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/ride-week-day-2066691-transportation-orange
Orange County Register

Gold Line Foothill Extension
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/the-gold-line-f.html
Bottleneck Blog

Governor Schwarzenegger Proposes Transit Cuts and Says Nothing About Gasoline Prices
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2008/06/governor_schwar_22.html
California Progress Report

How to Ride Your Bike to Work in L.A.
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/12/how-to-ride-your-bike-to-work-in-la/
MetBlogsLA

Important Lincoln Heights Crosswalk Threatened
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/12/important-lincoln-heights-crosswalk-threatened/
MetBlogsLA

Metro maestro
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2008/06/metro-maestro.html
LA Now

Metro Considering “Transit Oriented Development” for Sepulveda Orange Line Station
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/12/metro-considering-%e2%80%9ctransit-oriented-development%e2%80%9d-for-sepulveda-orange-line-station/
StreetsBlogLA

Metro Picks Locally Preferred Alternative for Orange Line Extension
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/12/metro-picks-locally-preferred-alternative-for-orange-line-extension/
StreetsBLogLA

Monorail madness
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/monorail-madnes.html
Bottleneck Blog

MTA sees Canoga Avenue busway as likely San Fernando Valley connector
Officials decide that a busway, built atop an old rail right-of-way, was the best and most affordable option. The project would include an adjacent bike lane
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadsage13-2008jun13,0,1590099.column
Los Angeles Times

MTA ridership surges in May
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/breaking-news-m.html#more
Bottleneck Blog

More MTA ridership numbers
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/more-mta-riders.html
Bottleneck Blog

North American Bus Industries (NABI) is to re-launch bus making in Kaposvár, Hungary to meet an order that has been recently put in by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
http://www.portfolio.hu/en/cikkek.tdp?cCheck=1&k=2&i=15037
Portfolio HU

Omnitrans to offer free rides
http://www.sbsun.com/sanbernardino/ci_9546118
San Bernardino Sun

Orange Line bus route announced
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_9569970
Daily News

Q&A with Amtrak President Alex Kummant
http://www.reuters.com/article/inDepthNews/idUSSIB27628520080612
Reuters

Rosewood Community Smart Shuttle Launched
http://www.lawattstimes.com/articles/2008/06/12/community/community1.txt
LA Watts Times

Sales Tax Needed for Transit
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=7981
Santa Monica Mirror

Saturn All-Electric Conversions Available Next Year
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1749/
EcoGeek

Schwarzenegger Allocates $9 Million for New San Diego Buses
http://tinyurl.com/5ycppg
San Diego Business Journal

Signal Sync Arrives on Wilshire
http://franklinavenue.blogspot.com/2008/06/signal-sync-arrives-on-wilshire.html
Franklin Avenue

Smart Card FAQ
http://www.smartcardalliance.org/pages/smart-cards-faq
Smart Car Alliance

Starting to Break Down California's Gas Tax
http://laist.com/2008/06/12/californias_gas_tax_breakdown.php
LAist

State approves funding for extra westbound lane - $32 million will help build another lane on 118 Freeway next year
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/news/2008/0613/front_page/003.html
Simi Valley Acorn

State budget constraints derail Green Line construction authority bill again in the Senate
http://tinyurl.com/4wwkfd
The Argonaut

Subway to the Sea Inching Closer to Reality
http://laist.com/2008/06/12/subway_to_the_sea_inching_closer_to.php
LAist

Third Annual National Dump the Pump Day to be Held June 19 -- Take Public Transportation and Beat the High Cost of Gas
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/080612_dump_the_pump.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

T.O. Transit has never looked so inviting
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2008/0612/community/027.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

U.S. cities for the 21st century- Experts call for a new federal role in metropolitan development, one with fewer strings attached
http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0613/p03s01-usgn.html
CS Monitor

Valley's Shortcut Slices Northward
http://laist.com/2008/06/12/valleys_shortcut_cuts_northward.php
LAist

Your View: Gold Line worth it (scroll down page past Scientology letter)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_9558648
Pasadena Star News

We're Putting Money Into Mass Transit
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/12/AR2008061203878.html
Washington Post

6/12/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 12, 2008

Are your websites ready for prime time?
http://stevehirano.typepad.com/blog/2008/06/are-your-websites-ready-for-prime-time.html
Buses, Trains & the Media

$757 million port plan draws praise, flak
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9558646
Press Telegram

AC Transit to pitch $48 property tax
http://www.contracostatimes.com/traffic/ci_9544694?nclick_check=1
Contra Costa Times

AC Transit urges tax hike to fund bus service
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/06/12/BA89117LOO.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Alarcon's daughter re-appointed to Transportation Commission
http://www.dailynews.com/search/ci_9541716?IADID=Search-www.dailynews.com-www.dailynews.com
Daily News

Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train classes up its act
http://travel.latimes.com/daily-deal-blog/index.php/amtraks-coast-starli-2029/
Los Angeles Times

Businesses Back Transit Tax
http://railriders.la/2008/06/11/businesses-back-transit-tax/
Rail Riders Union

City Council rejects Greyhound bus terminal
http://tinyurl.com/4pkcrs
Press Enterprise

Delayed projects offer chance to plan for growth
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_9544509
Daily News

Editorial: High-speed rail bill is back, but answers are needed before November
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/1003976.html
Sacramento Bee

Federal funding coming to March Inland Port
http://www.dailybulletin.com/breakingnews/ci_9553074
Daily Bulletin

Fontana, transportation agency to design reconstruction of two bridges over I-10
http://tinyurl.com/3fprrj
Press Telegram

Freeway signs get smart
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/more-freeway-si.html
Bottleneck Blog

General Motors and Clean Energy Working to Expand Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure - Hydrogen Station to Open Near LAX
http://tinyurl.com/4q9k9g
Business Wire

Green guru, who led London’s gridlock-fee plan, speaks at MIT
http://www.bostonherald.com/business/automotive/view.bg?articleid=1099788
Boston Herald

Heritage Foundation gets it all wrong
http://trains4america.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/heritage-foundation-gets-it-all-wrong/
TrainsForAmerica

House overwhelmingly passes Amtrak funding bill
http://tinyurl.com/3m7dzl
AP

How Bad Is the Oil Shock of 2008?
http://seekingalpha.com/article/80344-how-bad-is-the-oil-shock-of-2008?source=yahoo
SeekingAlpha

Jampacked transit systems running on fumes - Underfunded buses, subways, trains strand some passengers by the wayside
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25010939/
MSNBC

Los Angeles business leaders interested in tax hike for roads, transit - Members of the L.A. business and labor communities say they may back a sales tax to reduce gridlock
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-roadsage12-2008jun12,0,1065999.column
Los Angeles Times

Mass transit surge: Most riders since 1957 - As gasoline prices rise above $4 a gallon, more Americans are turning to mass transportation systems
http://money.cnn.com/2008/06/11/news/mass_transit/?postversion=2008061112
CNN Money

Metro TweetWatch: Gas is Expensive!
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/11/metro-tweetwatch-gas-is-expensive/
MetBlogsLA

Model Imagines a Sustainable Downtown
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/11/model-imagines-a-sustainable-downtown/
StreetsBlogLA

New Yorkers Can Now Find the Best Bike Routes Online
http://www.planetizen.com/node/33427&rf=rss
Planetizen

No gas price relief in sight - $4-plus seen as likely to be average through 2009
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9557358
Daily News

OCTA looking for solutions to gas prices
http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2008/06/11/business/dpt-octa061108.txt
Daily Pilot

Oil prices on the upswing again
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil11-2008jun12,0,7128245.story
Los Angeles Times

Omnitrans pushes bus use
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_9545812
Daily Bulletin

Rural U.S. Takes Worst Hit as Gas Tops $4 Average
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/09/business/09gas.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

Sales Tax Increase Gains Support
http://tinyurl.com/6ch88y
San Fernando Business Journal

Senate Nixes Solar Tax Credits
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1744/
EcoGeek

The streetcars
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thedailymirror/2008/06/the-streetcars.html
LA Times/Daily Mirror

T.O. shuttle adds third day, moves pick-up site - Goebel Center more familiar to residents, city official says
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/jun/11/to-shuttle-adds-third-day-moves-pick-up-site/
Ventura County Star

Wanna save $2 a gallon?
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_9544774
Press Telegram

Welcome to the Livable Streets Network
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/11/welcome-to-the-livable-streets-network/
StreetsBlogLA

We will have our bonds, and therefore speak no more
http://opinion.latimes.com/opinionla/2008/06/we-will-have-ou.html
Los Angeles Times

Video from the Library & Archive
Metropolitan Coach Lines (1953-1958) Television Commercial 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF24IFcSUM8
Metropolitan Coach Lines (1953-1958) Television Commercial 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duZYGBHe4d8

6/11/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 11, 2008

As gas prices increase, more Inland commuters use public transit
http://tinyurl.com/3f8lt8
Press Enterprise

Business leaders to support sales tax for mass transit?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/business-leader.html
Bottleneck Blog

Calvert wants Orange County to get federal funds for carrying the nation's freight - The Corona Republican believes congestion on local roads is due to freight moving from Long Beach and Los Angeles ports
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/calvert-bill-transportation-2064625-ports-money
Orange County Register

Compilation of Public Opinion Data on Tolls and Road Pricing
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_syn_377.pdf
Transportation Research Board

Deriding the mayor's aide and his Hummer
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lopez11-2008jun11,0,3959657.column
Los Angeles Times

Environmental Benefits of Congestion Reduction
http://fastlane.dot.gov/secretarysblog/2008/06/environmental-b.html
USDOT FastLane

Experts Urge User Fees, P3’s over Gas Tax
http://www.bondbuyer.com/$nocookies$/article.html?id=20080610DVC0NW6J
The Bond Buyer

Fight on the Expo Line, part IV
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/a-fight-on-th-1.html
Los Angeles Times

Gas taxes in Europe
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/gas-taxes-in-eu.html
Los Angeles Times

Governor hands S.D. $9 million for new buses
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080611/news_1m11gov.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Guest Blogger: Michael Replogle, Transportation Director, Environmental Defense Fund
http://fastlane.dot.gov/secretarysblog/2008/06/guest-blogger-m.html
USDOT FastLane

Gushing over oil - Rising oil prices increase profits from area wells
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_9546485
Whittier Daily News

Harbor budget reaches $1B
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9535767
Press Telegram

Help on the way for congested 55 freeway? Newly signed bill kills requirement to maintain buffer between car-pool and other lanes, which could lead to extra lane for traffic
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/lanes-car-pool-2064638-lane-freeway
Orange County Register

High-speed train to victory?
http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2008/6/9/203322/2001
Grist

House Speaker Pelosi Says Smart Growth Can Magnify Fuel Savings from Increased Transit Use
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6657&state=52
SmartGrowthOnline

How you, a Southland driver, can make my commute better
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trafficdayfour11-2008jun11,0,7456335.story
Los Angeles Times

Katz Blasts Back at Congestion Pricing Foes in Valley
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/10/katz-blasts-back-at-congestion-pricing-foes-in-valley/
StreetsBlogLA

Legislators Seek Solution to Funding Gap for Highway Infrastructure Repairs
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6656&state=52
SmartGrowthOnline

Maintaining Our Nation's Highway and Transit Infrastructure
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9134
Transportation Research Board

More L.A. Homebuyers Looking for Public Transportation Amenities
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6658&state=5
SmartGrowthOnline

Neighborhood Council Dispatch: Cheviot Hills Fights The Expo Line
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/06/neighborhood_co_2.php#reader_comments
Curbed LA

OCTA encourages commuters to Dump the Pump
http://www.hbindependent.com/articles/2008/06/10/business/hbi-pump061208.txt
Huntington Beach Independent

Orange County wants to state the obvious
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2008/06/orange-county-w.html
Los Angeles Times

Pedestrian Safety Guide for Transit Agencies
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/PED_BIKE/ped/ped_transguide/transit_guide.pdf
Transportation Research Board

Pricey parking could ease traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trafficparkfour-2008jun11,0,1888146.story
Los Angeles Times

Riverside County will receive more than $10 million in state transit funding
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/inland/la-me-murr-inland,0,753357.story
Los Angeles Times

Top Rail Projects in the US
http://www.metro-magazine.com/us_canada_top_rail_2008.pdf
Metro Magazine

Traffic Congestion: is there Any Relief in Store?
and
Stuck in Traffic, Is There Any Way Out?
http://www.kcrw.com/news/programs/ww/ww080610traffic_congestion_i
KCRW/Which Way LA?/Warren Olney – Tuesday June 10 Broadcast

UPS has found ways to work in traffic - A computer system cuts the time drivers spend on the road
http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-me-trafficupsfour11-2008jun11,1,3833430.story
Los Angeles Times

Washington And Oil: First Do No Harm
http://www.forbes.com/business/2008/06/09/oil-congress-gasoline-biz-beltway-cx_bw_0609gas.html
Forbes

Westsiders Vent at Last Night’s Expo Meeting
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/10/westsiders-vent-at-last-nights-expo-meeting/#comment-1093
StreetsBlogLA

6/10/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 10, 2008

$5 gas anyone?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/5-gas-anyone.html
Bottleneck Blog

Assemblyman Tran's "Orange County Traffic Relief Act of 2008" Signed into Law
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/64493
California Chronicle

Big Fix: Caltrans may try 'rapid repair' method on other state freeways
http://www.sacbee.com/101/story/1001209.html
Sacramento Bee

Cargo has L.A. traffic at a crawl
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-trafficdaythree10-2008jun10,0,994661.story
Los Angeles Times

Commentary - The cost of raiding transportation funds
http://www.examiner.com/a-1432800~The_cost_of_raiding_transportation_funds.html
The Examiner

DWP Holiday Light Festival: Bike-Free or Car-Free?
http://laist.com/2008/06/09/dwp_holiday_lig.php
LAist

Eastside's Three Transit Zones
http://takethemetro.blogspot.com/2008/06/eastsides-three-transit-zones.html
Ditch the Car, Take the Metro

Fight over the Expo Line, Part 3
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/a-fight-over--1.html
Bottleneck Blog

Group Gears Up For Road Battles - Traffic: Business backing sought for ‘Ending Gridlock’
http://www.labusinessjournal.com/weekly_article.asp?aID=125969
Los Angeles Business Journal

Japan Looking To Go Green With Electric Postal Cars
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1728/
EcoGeek

Legislation for new Interstate 15 lanes advances - Assembly's approval puts $1.1 billion project before the state Senate
http://tinyurl.com/3wvchl
North County Times

Legislators Seek Solution to Funding Gap for Highway Infrastructure Repairs
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6656&res=1024
Smart Growth

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION MEASURES SPEED AHEAD
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/64496
California Chronicle

Locals are taking steps as gas creeps to $5
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9535745
Press Telegram

Mayors invite Washington senator in for visit
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_9534593
Daily Bulletin

More rough roads ahead
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trafficpavethree10-2008jun10,0,4162235.story
Los Angeles Times

New Parking Meters
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/09/new-parking-meters/
MetBlogsLA

Obama Rides a Bike, McCain Calls for 'Gas Tax Holiday'
http://laist.com/2008/06/09/obama_rides_a_b.php
LAist

O.C. transit budget calls for Metrolink, bus improvements
About $266 million will go for buses, including a new Bus Rapid Transit service. Other upgrades include more trains, parking at stations
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa10-2008jun10,0,2028008.story
Los Angeles Times

Ontario, Sanbag approved funding for three rail-highway separation projects
http://www.dailybulletin.com/breakingnews/ci_9523288
Daily Bulletin

Questions for Enrique Peñalosa - Man With a Plan
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/08/magazine/08WWLN-Q4-t.html?ref=magazine
New York Times

Rail Riders in West Hollywood
http://railriders.la/2008/06/09/rail-riders-in-west-hollywood/
Rail Riders Union

San Gabriel Valley members of Congress move to slow congestion pricing freeway plan - A Republican lawmaker has introduced legislation to stop proposed toll lanes on the 10 and 210 freeways in the San Gabriel Valley. Rep. Hilda Solis, an El Monte Democrat, supports the measure
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/politics/cal/la-me-roadsage10-2008jun10,0,1885713.column
Los Angeles Times

Wait for left-turn arrow drives up cost of driving
http://tinyurl.com/3sftfq
Press Enterprise

What we pay for in a gallon of gas
http://tinyurl.com/4hu2xv
Press Telegram

White House threatens Amtrak veto
http://snipurl.com/2eunc
AP

6/09/2008

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 9, 2008

Airportdiscountparking.com gives tips on airport parking
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/valley/la-tr-webbuzz8-2008jun08,0,1115467.story
Los Angeles Times

Bush is Starving Mass Transit
http://kvetcher.net/2008/06/08/bush-is-starving-mass-transit/
The Kvetcher

Colton railroad crossing study back on track
http://snipurl.com/2emap
Press Enterprise

Improvements planned for Ontario railroad crossings
http://www2.dailybulletin.com/ci_9525137
Daily Bulletin

L.A. no longer a 'Top 10' city
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_9528457
Daily Breeze

Las Vegas Maglev gets its federal dollars for environmental study
http://trains4america.wordpress.com/2008/06/07/las-vegas-maglev-gets-its-federal-dollars-for-environmental-study/
Trains4America

Letting gridlock loose on L.A. - When approving developments, local officials have sidestepped laws meant to limit the effects on traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffictwo9-2008jun09,0,4524386.story
Los Angele Times

Los Angeles: The City That Wishes She Weren’t
http://metroriderla.com/2008/06/08/los-angeles-the-city-that-wishes-she-werent/
MetroRiderLA

Top L.A. County bottlenecks for past 60 days
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/top-la-county-b.html
Los Angeles Times

Reid gets $45 Million for MagLev
http://cahsr.blogspot.com/2008/06/reid-gets-45-million-for-maglev.html
California High Speed Rail

Removal of emergency call boxes on highway has some worried
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_N_call08.4260f5c.html
Press Enteprise

Richard G. Little: Give state’s transportation the help it needs
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/998449.html
Sacramento Bee

Start small on climate change - Without federal or state-level rules, it's up to local governments to take on greenhouse gas emissions
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-oew-christiansen9-2008jun09,0,3503472.story
Los Angeles Times

SunLine Transit Agency purchases new buses
http://snipurl.com/2ema7
Desert Sun

Truckers, pull aside
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_9515737
Press Telegram

Why gas costs more, more, more
http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_9520666
Mercury News

Vision For The Future (High Speed Rail)
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/64198
California Chronicle

6/08/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 8, 2008

As gas goes up, so does SCV bus ridership - About 23,000 more bus trips logged compared to last year
http://www.the-signal.com/news/article/2261/
Santa Clarita Signal

Biggest one-week gas hike in five years hits O.C.
http://ocbiz.freedomblogging.com/2008/06/06/biggest-one-week-gas-hike-in-five-years-hits-oc/
Orange County Register

Cheap gas calculator
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_9516294
Daily News

Chicago's Olympic Hopes Ride on Better Transit
http://tinyurl.com/4ykvzq
Mass Transit Magazine

Colton railroad crossing study back on track
http://snipurl.com/2eke7
Press Enterprise

Company making strides with clean running buses and growing ridership (Sun Transit)
http://snipurl.com/2ekff
Desert Sun

Happy Trails? New Rancho Palos Verdes policy for bikers, hikers and equestrians satisfies few
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_9518391
Daily Breeze

Jean Ross: Tax hikes must be part of budget fix
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/995520.html
Sacramento Bee

L.A.'s commuters can't even go nowhere fast - A look at how your neighbors, in the next lane, juggle their lives and drives
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trafficdayone8web-2008jun08,0,4033585.story
Los Angeles Times

Mountain road loses 4 call boxes
http://www.sbsun.com/sanbernardino/ci_9509006
San Bernardino Sun

Oil prices continue to climb - More commuters turn to public transportation as cost of gas keeps beating records
http://www.glendalenewspress.com/articles/2008/06/07/news/gnp-gas07.txt
Glendale News Press

Plans for Long Beach liquid natural gas terminal shelved - Facing opposition, Mitsubishi subsidiary Sound Energy Solutions withdraws its LNG proposal
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lng7-2008jun07,0,245906.story
Los Angeles Times

Proposition 13’s High-Mileage Effects - A 30th Anniversary Reflection
http://blog.redfin.com/losangeles/2008/06/proposition_13s_high-mileage_effects_-_a_30th_anniversary_reflection.html
RedFin

Pump prices make basics a struggle
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_9517244
Daily News

Rising gas costs blur retirement dream
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_9517159
Daily News

Screeching to a Halt - On mass transit, the nation is falling perilously behind
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/07/AR2008060701651.html
Washington Post

See Your Gas Savings Sooner With New Batteries
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1724/
EcoGeek

Small airports struggle with dwindling air service
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/TRAVEL/06/06/rural.airports.ap/
CNN

The Road Ahead
http://www.aaa-calif.com/corpinfo/transportation.aspx
Automobile Club of Southern California

Traffic taking a toll on psychic health, experts say
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trafficpsychone8-2008jun08,0,6960850.story
Los Angeles Times

Whittier offering new taxi vouchers - Program will take seniors, disabled on errands outside city
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_9518334
Whittier Daily News