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6/28/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 28, 2008

210 Freeway sound wall project stalls - Inaccurate design plans cause delay; work to resume soon
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_9723233
Pasadena Star News

American Public Transportation Association Applauds Passage of H.R. 6052
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/080626_applauds.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Bay Area Selected for one of the World's Largest Intelligent Transportation Systems Tests
http://www.govtech.com/gt/374488?topic=117673
Government Technology

Bikes on trains during rush hour?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/bikes-on-trains.html
Bottleneck Blog

California to drivers: Drop the cell phone, dude
http://uk.reuters.com/article/technologyNewsMolt/idUKN2547321720080626
Reuters

Commuting Bicyclists: A Growing Transportation Trend
http://agus-howto.blogspot.com/2008/06/commuting-bicyclists-growing.html
Argus Solutions

Council approves bus service to Dodger Stadium
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/council-approve.html
Bottleneck Blog

Envisioning a world of $200-a-barrel oil - As forecasters take that possibility more seriously, they describe fundamental shifts in the way we work, where we live and how we spend our free time
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil28-2008jun28,0,5485259.story
Los Angeles Times

Free Trolley Service Hits the Road
http://www.lagunabeachindependent.com/news/2008/0627/front_page/002.html
Laguna Beach Independent

Get LA Moving!
http://livinginlawithoutacar.blogspot.com/2008/06/get-la-moving.html
LivingInLAWithoutACar

Introducing Bike-Friendly Initiatives
http://lacityorgcd13.blogspot.com/2008/06/introducing-bike-friendly-initiatives.html
LA CD 13 Garcetti

Is mass transit ready for a commute surge?
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/business&id=6230998
ABC 7 TV

Larry Wilson: MTA board on the wrong track
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_9715311
Pasadena Star News

Los Angeles Transportation Board Drafts Tax Hike Proposal
http://www.publicworksolutions.com/2008/06/los-angeles-transportation-board-drafts.html
Public Works Solutions

Mayor, San Gabriel Valley officials meet over sales tax
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/mayor-san-gabri.html
Bottleneck Blog

Meet the New Metro Board Chair…Same as the Old Metro Board Chair
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/27/meet-the-new-metro-board-chairsame-as-the-old-metro-board-chair/
StreetsBlogLA

Metro is Ready to Roll!
http://laist.com/2008/06/27/the_metro_is_ready_to_roll.php
LAist

Metro Meeting Politics Derail L.A.’s Future
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/27/metro-meeting-politics-derail-las-future/
MetBlogsLA

OCTA’s Long-Range Traffic Study
http://tinyurl.com/6r4atg
San Clemente Times

Oh, That Chicken**** MTA
http://blogs.laweekly.com/ladaily/city-news/oh-that-chickenshit-mta/
L.A. Weekly

Proposed Assembly bill to provide funds for roadwork
http://tinyurl.com/5q8psx
Desert Sun

Schwarzenegger Administration Endorses High Speed Rail to Meet Global Warming Targets
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2008/06/schwarzenegger_74.html
California Progress Report

Transportation: Builders' lobby urges candidates, policymakers to make infrastructure top-tier issue
http://www.eenews.net/tv/rss/2008/06/27/
E&E News

Uncle Sam Rolls In a 100-MPG Solar Plug-In Hybrid
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/06/uncle-sam-rolls.html
Wired

Westside residents relieved at Metro's decision to postpone funding for Gold Line
http://westlaonline.com/wcnp_article.php?articleid=19
West LA Online

6/27/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 27, 2008

5 Ways to Cut Commuting Costs
http://www.smartmoney.com/deal-of-the-day/index.cfm?story=20080626-cut-commuting-costs
Smart Money

$54.6 Million in Fuel, Yet the Engines Continue to Idle - SuggestionBoxLA to Metro - No Idling on Layover!
http://laist.com/2008/06/26/546_million_in_fuel_yet_the_engines.php
LAist

Big, big, big MTA meeting is over. Finally.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/the-big-big-big.html
Bottleneck Blog

Calif. group says stimulus checks went for gas
http://snipurl.com/2pmp0
San Francisco Chronicle

California unveils major plan to slash emissions
http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSGOR62620320080626
Reuters

Congress Pressured on Oil Prices
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121444257704605659.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
Wall Street Journal

Elected officials must justify tax-hiking plans
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_9711708
Daily News

Free weekend shuttle starts Fri., June 27, serving Marina, Venice Beach, Playa Vista
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/06/26/news_-_features/area/a1.txt
The Argonaut

Future of Transit Taking Shape at the Big Blue Bus
http://tinyurl.com/6nx2n6
Business Wire
Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Blog: http://www.busofthefuture.com/

House approves more funds for thriving public transit
The $1.7 billion would help transit agencies pay increased fuel costs, limit fare hikes and expand service
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-transit27-2008jun27,0,5938674.story
Los Angeles Times

Infrastructure - The cracks are showing - America’s tradition of bold national projects has dwindled. With the country’s infrastructure crumbling, it is time to revive it
http://www.economist.com/world/na/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11636517
The Economist

Is your commute a little easier these days? Soaring gas prices may be main factor to less volume on roads. Take our poll
http://www.ocregister.com/news/is-your-commute-2077672-a-little
Orange County Register

LA's Freeway Addiction Needs an Intervention
http://featured.matternetwork.com/2008/6/las-freeway-addiction-needs-an.cfm
Matter Network

LAX South Airfield Improvement Project finished
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/06/26/news_-_features/lax/l2.txt
The Argonaut

London transit cards cracked and cloned
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10789_3-9978486-57.html
CNet News

Man convicted of 11 counts of murder in 2005 Metrolink crash
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metrolink27-2008jun27,0,1724690.story
Los Angeles Times

Maintenance Facility Wins Award
http://snipurl.com/2pmjb
San Fernando Business Journal

Metro Postpones Decision on LRTP to November. Advances Sales Tax
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/26/metro-postpones-decision-on-lrtp-to-november-advances-sales-tax/
StreetsblogLA

Metro tax plan picks up speed
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9713144
Daily News

Metro to hire 10 more supervisors in response to poor on-time bus rating
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bus27-2008jun27,0,6823618.story
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink train fares to rise an average 5.5% - The five-county Southern California agency cites the soaring cost of diesel fuel as a reason
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metrolinkfare27-2008jun27,0,5861613.story
Los Angeles Times

MTA board drafts a tax hike proposal, but many hurdles remain
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadsage27-2008jun27,0,5653341.column
Los Angeles Times

MTA delays action on Gold Line extension
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_9714612
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

News flash: Port air officially gets greener
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/news-flash-port.html
Bottleneck Blog

Oil Prices Hit Record High $140.05 a Barrel
http://www.voanews.com/english/2008-06-26-voa59.cfm
Voice of America

Pathetic bike rack situation continues
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/pathetic-bike-r.html
Bottleneck Blog

Plan calls for new bicycle paths - Up to $14 million would be spent to add 33 miles
http://www.the-signal.com/news/article/2561/
Santa Clarita Signal

Port Educates Council On Clean Trucks
http://www.gazettes.com/museum06192008.html
Grunion Gazette

PROPOSITION 1B TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR 2007-08 NEAR $4 BILLION
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/paffairs/news/pressrel/08pr12.htm
California DOT

Q&A on the MTA's giant, enormous, great big board meeting Thursday
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/qa-on-the-mtas.html
Bottleneck Blog

Rail Riders Want Metro to "Double Down"
http://wehonews.com/z/wehonews/archive/page.php?articleID=2427
WeHo News

Santa Clarita plan calls for new bicycle paths
http://www.cicle.org/cicle_content/pivot/entry.php?id=1939
C.I.C.L.E.

Shuttle Service to Dodgers Games Could Begin This Season
http://ktla.trb.com/news/ktla-dodgers-transit,0,7789551.story
KTLA 5 TV

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Transit Authority Won't Hire Consultant
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=6375
Mass Transit

South LA Street Improvement Project Moves Forward, Times Unhappy
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/26/south-la-street-improvement-project-moves-forward-times-unhappy/
StreetsblogLA

Stocks plunge as oil prices hit $140 a barrel, spooking investors - A torrent of bad economic news, including unstoppable energy costs, heightens worries about the stress on U.S. consumers
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-fi-markets27-2008jun27,0,5348844.story
Los Angeles Times

Transit Loses Money As Riders Rise
http://www.gazettes.com/transit06262008.html
Grunion Gazette

Villaraigosa Backs Subway Tax
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=7335
Boi From Troy

WaterBus service starts Fri., June 27
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/06/26/news_-_features/marina_del_rey/m1.txt
The Argonaut

White House Tried to Silence EPA Proposal on Car Emissions - Agency Was Responding to Ruling About Clean Air Act
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/25/AR2008062502713.html
Washington Post

6/26/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 26, 2008

Best U.S. Cities, by Design - Architectural firm RMJM Hillier weighed sustainability, awards, and both expert and residents' opinions in its list of top 10 U.S. cities for design (Los Angeles placed 4th in the top 10)
http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/jun2008/id20080625_902330.htm

Billions at stake in Metro's plans for next 25 years - Activists, officials will argue cases for projects before board today
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9695252
Daily News

Breaking news: L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa supports a sales-tax hike for transportation projects
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/breaking-news-1.html
The proposed sales tax for roads and transit, continued
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/more-on-the-pro.html
Bottleneck Blog

Broken Red Line Train + 400 Passengers + Rush Hour
http://laist.com/2008/06/25/metro_red_line_stuck_in_tunnel_for.php
LAist

California air board announces plan for carbon-credit trading
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-climate26-2008jun26,0,1884615.story
Los Angeles Times

Commerce Department to hold hearing in Irvine on toll road project - The decision is a setback for backers of the 16-mile turnpike, which would cut through San Onofre State Beach
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-me-tollroad26-2008jun26,0,3010155.story
Los Angeles Times

Counties seek more state money for separating roads, rails
http://snipurl.com/2p9yj
Press Enterprise

Dallas Introduces "Super Light Rail Vehicles"
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/06/dallas-introduc.html
Wired

Debunking High Parking Prices on the Sunset Strip
http://laist.com/2008/06/25/debunking_high_parking_prices_on_th.php
LAist

Dodgers Emphatic on Government's Role to Fund Public Transportation
http://blogdowntown.com/2008/06/3417-dodgers-emphatic-on-governments-role-to-fund
BlogDowntown

Dodgers to city: you pay for the bus!
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/dodgers-to-city.html
Bottleneck Blog

Faster! Better! Safer!
http://live.asce.org/blog/1/asce/transportation/?permalink=Faster-Better-Safer.html
American Society of Civil Engineers/Our Failing Infrastructure

Going for Gold - Rail use up 19%; extension vote set
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_9688594?source=rss
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Governors Push General Revenue To Replace Highway Taxes
http://www.nationaljournal.com/congressdaily/cd_20080624_3262.php
National Journal

High Desert Corridor - Support for Prop 1B funding of the High Desert Corridor (HDC), Phase 1A
http://videodigs.com/High/High_Desert_Corridor
VideoDigs

Light rail system officials rule out Gold Line routes on 10 Freeway or along Milliken Avenue (Foothill Extension)
http://www.sbsun.com/breakingnews/ci_9692621
San Bernardino Sun

Los Angeles Goes for Transit, While Arizona Goes for Traffic
http://www.publicworksolutions.com/2008/06/los-angeles-goes-for-transit-while.html
Public Works Solutions

Metro Meetings to Focus on SGV Routes
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&pageid=616&id=28443
Eastside Sun

Metro Survey: Most Voters Back Tax Boost - A majority of likely voters in L.A. County say they're willing to pay an extra half cent sales tax for transportation infrastructure
http://kfiam640.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=153218&article=3871726
KFI 640 AM

More on Amtrak ridership
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/more-on-amtrak.html
Bottleneck Blog

Next Radio Tsunami? in-car listening is the last bastion of radio dominance - But what happens when people abandon their cars and take the bus, the train, or the subway?
http://jacobsmedia.typepad.com/jacobs/2008/06/the-next-radio.html
Jacobs Media

OUR VIEW - Build it, and they will come (Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_9695703
Pasadena Star News

Ridership expected to increase on T.O. Transit buses
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2008/0626/community/017.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

Testing of electric truck for Los Angeles port sparks enthusiasm
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-me-truck26-2008jun26,0,6684791.story
Los Angeles Times

Theoretical Design for LA’s Central Park to Be Unveiled This Friday
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/25/theoretical-design-for-las-central-park-to-be-unveiled-this-friday/
StreetsBlogLA

This Week on AirTalk - Wednesday, June 25 - The Subway to the Sea
http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/
http://snipurl.com/2p07i (audio)
89.3 KPCC

Transit Oriented Design one city at a time
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/25/transit-oriented-design-one-city-at-a-time/
MetBlogsLA

Travel times to be posted on L.A. freeways
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9689648?source=rss
Daily News

Villaraigosa wants sales tax hike for transit - L.A.'s mayor seeks a county increase of half a cent. It would be put on the November ballot for voter approval
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadsage26-2008jun26,0,4866907.column
Los Angeles Times

Would Starbucks and Designer Interiors Get You to Ride Transit?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/33667
Planetizen

6/25/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 25, 2008

Amtrak Ridership Swells in Rural and Urban Areas
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91868747&ft=1&f=1003
NPR

CALTRANS Considering New Bike Signs
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/24/caltrans-considering-new-bike-signs/
StreetsBlogLA

city responds to resident pleas for lighting
http://www.angelenic.com/770/city-responds-to-resident-pleas-for-lighting/
angelenic

CNN: Billions of barrels of oil underneath L.A. http://la.metblogs.com/2008/06/24/cnn-billions-of-barrels-of-oil-underneath-la/
MetblogsLA

Consumer Confidential - Speculating on why oil, gasoline prices are soaring
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-lazarus25-2008jun25,0,2383398.column
Los Angeles Times

Construction To Widen Highway 101
http://www.dailynexus.com/article.php?a=17061
UCSB Daily Nexus

CurbedWire: Figueroa Street Dreaming
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/06/curbedwire_figu.php
Curbed LA

Freight Trains Thrive Despite High Fuel Prices
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91853780&ft=1&f=1003
NPR

Gold Line fate may be decided on Thursday (Foothill Extension)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_9686592
Daily Bulletin

GSA to offer new hybrid, electric vehicles for purchase
http://federaltimes.com/index.php?S=3596321
Federal Times

Hackers Crack London Tube's Ticketing System
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/06/hackers-crack-l.html
Wired

Jury gets Metrolink case
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9686923
Daily News

Keep the Expo rail line on the rails
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-kuehl25-2008jun25,0,2229360.story
Los Angeles Times

Metro: Sales Tax Proposal Has Overwhelming Support
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/24/metro-sales-tax-proposal-has-overwhelming-support/
StreetsBlogLA

New traffic median decorates downtown Los Angeles - The installation, at the intersection of Main, Spring and 9th streets, is made of low-maintenance plants and recycled materials
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-downtown25-2008jun25,0,3982788.story
Los Angeles Times

NLV contemplates a safer boulevard - Taking a hint from Europe, city could turn hazardous road into multiway thoroughfare
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2008/jun/25/nlv-contemplates-safer-boulevard/
Las Vegas Sun

Officials urge approval of cargo fee bill (SB 974) Air quality, congestion could improve in area if measure approved
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_9688231
Pasadena Star News

Options for Offsetting the Economic Impact on Low- and Moderate-Income Households of a Cap-and-Trade Program for Carbon Dioxide Emissions
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9171
Transportation Research Board

Port of Los Angeles prepares for Oct. 1 ‘Clean Truck’ launch
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2008/Jun08/062308/062308-05.htm
Land Line

Remarks for the Honorable Mary Peters Secretary of Transportation at the NGA Summit on Innovative Transportation Funding and Financing “turning up the volume on the quiet revolution”
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/peters062408.htm
USDOT

Six new Rapid bus lines set, 2 in Valley
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9687273
Daily News

Stuck in traffic? Watch video of worse traffic.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2008/06/stuck-in-traffi.html
Los Angeles Times

Surveys Say Sales Tax Increase for Public Transit is a 'Yes'
http://laist.com/2008/06/24/surveys_say_sales_tax_increase_for.php
LAist

Tax Credits for Hybrid Vehicles
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9178
Transportation Research Board

Think City: In Norway, they're building your first electric car
http://www.latimes.com/classified/automotive/highway1/la-hy-neil25-2008jun25,0,5962782.story
Los Angeles Times

Train, bus commuters face end of cheap ride
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9687164
Daily News

Working Together Can Solve Growth Issues - UCR Study Finds Collaborative Regional Planning Produces Promising Results
http://www.newsroom.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/display.cgi?id=1876
UC Riverside

Which way on light rail? Rather than choose between two worthwhile projects, the MTA board should pursue both
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-transit25-2008jun25,0,5231447.story
Los Angeles Times

Why Building Roads Doesn't Ease Congestion
http://lambchop-rides.blogspot.com/2008/06/why-building-roads-doesnt-ease.html
Lambchop Rides

You can fill 'er up with hydrogen
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-fi-hydrogen25-2008jun25,0,589918.story
Los Angeles Times

6/24/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 24, 2008

Assembly panel Oks 710 tunnel funds plan
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_9679385
Pasadena Star News

Biking On Sidewalks
http://wehonews.com/z/wehonews/archive/page.php?articleID=2417
WeHo News

Business, Labor, and Transportation Groups Urge Presidential Candidates to Make Transportation a Priority
http://newsblaze.com/story/2008062311031700004.pnw/topstory.html
News Blaze

California High Speed Rail and the High Price of Gasoline
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2008/06/california_high_1.html
California Progress Report

Coming Soon:Free Bus Rides to Dodger Stadium
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/23/coming-soon-free-bus-rides-to-dodger-stadium/
StreetsBlogLA

Committed to investing in public transit for California (by Will Kempton)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/06/23/EDBO11DRS9.DTL
San Francisco

Extra shock at the pump - LONG BEACH: Three out of four gas gauges were way off at station, customer says
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9679321
Press Telegram

Fares cut on Los Angeles-San Francisco bus service - The price for a one-way ticket will range from $5 to $49
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-fi-bus24-2008jun24,0,7696621.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Fill 'er Up: Gas Is Cheap in Tijuana, So Californians Buy Big Fuel Tanks
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121426584632198453.html?mod=todays_us_page_one
Wall Street Journal

House Transportation Bill Advances Without Highway Trust Fund Relief
http://www.masstransitmag.com/online/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=6359
Mass Transit

L.A.’s Clean Truck Program moves forward
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=70190
eTrucker

LAX taxiway opens today
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_9677360
Daily Breeze

Los Angeles traffic
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thedailymirror/2008/06/los-angeles-tra.html
Los Angeles Times/Daily Mirror Blog

Mass transit to Dodger Stadium?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/06/mass-transit-to.html
Los Angeles Times

Militant Update: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! (Metro Next Train signs)
http://militantangeleno.blogspot.com/2008/06/militant-update-noooooooooooooooooooooo.html
Militant Angeleno

New Sources of Traffic Congestion Data
http://bpctransportation.blogspot.com/2008/06/new-sources-of-traffic-congestion-data.html
Oh the places you’ll go

Obama day downtown (Street Closures)
http://www.laobserved.com/archive/2008/06/obama_day_downtown.php
LA Observed

O.C. transit agency to explore refinancing of tollway bonds
Interest rates on about $100 million in debt for the 91 Express Lanes are rising because the insurer was downgraded by several credit agencies
http://www.latimes.com/business/investing/la-me-octa24-2008jun24,0,1052149.story
Los Angeles Times

Rail Riders: Double Down for Subway Funding
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=7329
BoiFromTroy

Recumbent bicycles ride high with fans
http://www.latimes.com/features/printedition/health/la-hew-letters23-2008jun23,0,6604403.story
Los Angeles Times

Riders have Plan for Funding Subway to the Sea
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/1358/75/
CityWatch

Saving America’s Infrastructure
http://thebigstick.wordpress.com/2008/06/23/saving-americas-infrastructure/
The Big Stick

Solar bill may shine for small firms - ELECTRICITY: Measure would require utilities to buy half of their power from renewable sources
http://www2.presstelegram.com/business/ci_9667617
Press Telegram

Transportation Bill Would Move California Closer to Smart Growth (AB 842)
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6680&State=5&res=1280
Smart Growth

Transportation: Ride the Red Cars!
http://www.la.cityzine.com/2008/06/23/ride-the-red-cars/
LA Cityzine

Walkable Urban Living: The New American Dream? Demand Grows for Mixed-Use Neighborhoods as Suburbs Face New Challenges
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6679&state=52
Smart Growth

Why The 2-Hour Commute Is A Public Policy Success
http://www.cp-dr.com/node/2050
California Planning and Development Report

6/23/2008

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 23, 2008

Amtrak reform welcome - Expand train service for Americans fed up with high gas and jet fuel prices
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinions/ci_9668503
Daily Breeze

arrival schedules boost metro rail experience
http://www.angelenic.com/764/arrival-schedules-boost-metro-rail-experience/
angelenic

Bridge to Somewhere: Rethinking American Transportation for the 21st Century
http://www.brookings.edu/reports/2008/06_transportation_puentes.aspx
Brookings

Fill 'Er Up - But Make It Hydrogen: Car Of The Future May Run On Hydrogen, Not Gasoline; Lucky Few Win Chance To Rent
http://tinyurl.com/5xcysu
CBS News

Freeway tipping point
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_9667721
Press Telegram

Hundreds Show Up to Discuss “Destiny of the Valley”
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/23/hundreds-show-up-to-discuss-destiny-of-the-valley/
StreetsBlogLA

Long Beach, L.A. Ports OK Clean Truck Models, Dealers
http://www.cunninghamreport.com/news_item.php?id=345
Cunningham Report

Metro Sales Tax Measure to be discussed at June CAC meeting
http://metrocac.blogspot.com/2008/06/metro-sales-tax-measure-to-be-discussed.html
Metro Citizens’ Advisory Council

Metro Uses TV’s to Provide Next-Train Information
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/06/23/metro-uses-tvs-to-provide-next-train-information/
StreetsBlogLA

New GPS-savvy, solar signs help bus riders connect in real time
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/environment/2008-06-22-Bussigns_N.htm
USA Today

Oil prices rise despite Saudi output pledge
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-oil24-2008jun24,0,2339523.story
Los Angeles Times

Our view - Running on vapors
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_9668197
Pasadena Star News

Railroad buffs from far and wide ride the Loop
http://www.bakersfield.com/102/story/478815.html
Bakersfield Californian

Red Line to Burbank
http://railriders.la/2008/06/22/red-line-to-burbank/
Rail Riders Union

Road extension debated
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_9669118
Whittier Daily News

Transportation tries out wikis, blogs and more
http://federaltimes.com/index.php?S=3592436
Federal Times

6/22/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 22, 2008

All aboard! Train makes rare trip over Tehachapi Loop
http://www.bakersfield.com/102/story/477752.html
Bakersfield Californian

Another View: Let's put state on fast track to the future
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/1029467.html
Sacramento Bee

Beach bike path project obtains $1.5 million grant
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/jun/22/beach-bike-path-project-obtains-15-million-grant/
Ventura County Star

California Invests 'Tremendously' in Infrastructure
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91779974&ft=1&f=1003
NPR

Caltrans supports proposal to eliminate school routes from public bus lines
http://www.insidebayarea.com/ci_9653739
Inside Bay Area

Cargo offers tremendous opportunity for the valley
http://tinyurl.com/486exc
Desert Sun

Dodgers to again offer public transit to games - Team and the city of Los Angeles have reached a tentative agreement to offer service for every home game for the first time in 14 years
http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseball/mlb/dodgers/la-sp-dodside22-2008jun22,0,4388761.story
Los Angeles Times

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Bus (Burbank Bus)
http://www.coolermaster.com/microsite/GreenGuard/blog/?p=423
Green Guard

Is 55 a magic number?
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_9652351
Whittier Daily News

Metro Provides Next Train Information
http://metroriderla.com/2008/06/21/metro-provides-next-train-information/
MetroRiderLA

Residents eagerly await Perris Valley Line (Metrolink)
http://tinyurl.com/3k7mwo
Press Enteprise

S.B. County transportation officials begin query into toll roads
http://tinyurl.com/4suw2c
Press Enterprise

Silver lining -- high gas prices cutting down in Inland traffic
http://tinyurl.com/4lqczr
Press Enterprise

State legislators in overdrive on motor vehicle laws
http://www.latimes.com/classified/automotive/highway1/la-me-cars21-2008may21,0,6107629.story
Los Angeles Times

Those old transit blues - If Chicago wants to fix public transportation in 8 years, it need only look to L.A., which built a system in 7
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/chi-commute-la-chicago_thinkjun22,0,5698629.story
Chicago Tribune

Traffic relief (Traffic Court)
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinions/ci_9661596
Daily Breeze

U.S. House Debates Smart Growth
http://www.planetizen.com/node/33618&rf=rss
Planetizen