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7/26/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday July 26, 2008

Add the Smart Car to the List of Electric Cars for 2010
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1916/
EcoGeek

American Trucking Assn. intends to file suit against ports of L.A. and Long Beach - The organization is trying to halt a plan to replace 16,000 diesel-spewing trucks
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-trucking26-2008jul26,0,1174107.story
Los Angeles Times

Bikers, pedestrians seeking better Web maps
http://tinyurl.com/6orqnx
AP

California high-speed rail builders should learn French
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/25/EDUN11TU0F.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

County Sales Tax Rises To Fund Transit Projects
http://cbs2.com/local/Transit.Transportation.taxes.2.779426.html
CBS 2 TV

Cubic Gets $68 Million in Contracts From L.A. Metro to Deliver Gating & Services
http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/Stock%20News/1783847/
Trading Markets

Dodgin' The Trolleys: Dodger Stadium Shuttle Bus Begins Tonight!
http://militantangeleno.blogspot.com/2008/07/dodgin-trolleys-dodger-stadium-shuttle.html
Militant Angeleno

Downtown to Feel More Parking Pain - As City Prepares to Double the Cost of Some Meters, Business Owners Fear They Will Lose Customers
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/07/28/news/news01.txt
LA Downtown News

Expo Line Hearings to LA
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/1455/75/
CityWatchLA

Four Congress members say sales tax, toll lanes are an insult
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/07/four-congress-m.html
Bottleneck Blog

Gas prices take a toll on car lease business - Chrysler will stop offering the plans through its finance arm because truck and SUV resale values have plummeted
http://www.latimes.com/business/printedition/la-fi-carleases26-2008jul26,0,5840940.story
Los Angeles Times

'Guide Ferret' Banned From Bus
http://www.planetizen.com/node/34193
Planetizen

House approves Rep. Oberstar’s bridge funding bill
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2008/Jul08/072108/072508-03.htm
Land Line Magazine

It's a Tough Life for a Cyclist, On or Off the Bike
http://blogdowntown.com/2008/07/3492-its-a-tough-life-for-a-cyclist-on-or-off
BlogDowntown

LAX FlyAway Bus Service at Union Station to Increase Early Morning Frequency of Buses to Meet Growing Demand
http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/lax-flyaway-bus-service-union/story.aspx?guid=%7BA7BAFF86-B960-4E76-BF74-051F0D4B0EB6%7D&dist=hppr
MarketWatch

MTA votes to seek sales tax hike to fund L.A. County transit, roads - The board takes a major step toward a series of projects over the next three decades, including the long-awaited subway to the sea. The state Legislature must approve the ballot measure first, though
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-me-salestax25-2008jul25,0,6291556.story
Los Angeles Times

Now, the battle begins over sales tax proposal
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/07/now-the-politic.html
Los Angeles Times

Pickens pitches plans to shift U.S. away from oil
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20080725-9999-1n25pickens.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Planners prepare interchange improvements
http://www.inlandnewstoday.com/story.php?s=2736
Inland News Today

Recent train deaths a spike in Inland numbers
http://tinyurl.com/5khoeq

Take Back L.A
http://tinyurl.com/66bzwy
Jewish Journal

Top 10 reasons to travel by train – Riding the rails allows travelers to forget air-travel headaches
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25834942/
MSNBC

Tunnel May Light Way for 710 Freeway
http://tinyurl.com/6hc93r
Eastside Sun

With $$$$ gas, public transit soars
http://tinyurl.com/6ddhvq
San Diego Union Tribune

7/25/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday July 25, 2008

America's Most Expensive Cities
http://www.forbes.com/realestate/2008/07/23/cities-america-expensive-forbeslife-cx_ls_0724expensive_us.html
Forbes

Boxer: Public needs to see EPA findings on threat of greenhouse gases
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/1108581.html
Sacramento Bee

Boxer rails about EPA findings
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9989826
Daily News

California adopts stiff pollution rules for ships - California mandates that oceangoing vessels use cleaner fuels or face costly fines. The shipping industry is displeased
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pollution25-2008jul25,0,2501931.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

California drivers pay more at the gas pumps due to hot fuel, says local consumer group
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2008/07/24/news_-_features/area/a1.txt
The Argonaut

Dodger Trolley Service to Open Friday
http://blogdowntown.com/2008/07/3488-dodger-trolley-service-to-open-friday
BlogDowntown

DOT lauds public-private partnerships
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=71009
eTrucker

Free Dodgers Trolley From Union Station to Dodger Stadium Kicks off Tomorrow - Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and City Council leaders to ride first shuttle, followed by media availability at Dodger Stadium
http://tinyurl.com/6o267t
MarketWatch

Highway Congestion Pricing Advances On West Coast
http://www.cascadiaprospectus.org/2008/07/highway_congestion_pricing_adv.php
Cascadia Proscpectus

Hop on the free bus to see Dodgers
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9982037?source=rss
Daily News

How to Ease Pain at the Pump Without Deepening Oil Dependence
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/07/24/how-to-ease-pain-at-the-pump-without-deepening-oil-dependence/
StreetsblogLA

Metro Board Passes Sales Tax Proposal
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/07/24/metro-board-passes-sales-tax-proposal/
StreetsBlogLA

metro sales tax measure approved; ball in legislature’s court
http://www.angelenic.com/1652/metro-sales-tax-measure-approved-ball-in-legislatures-court/
angelenic

MTA Board Approves Sales Tax Measure For Nov. Ballot
http://www.knbc.com/news/16981632/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Metro board backs sales tax hike
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9990069
Daily News

MTA tax measure goes to ballot - Valley leaders oppose hike
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_9991115
Pasadena Star News

MTA votes to seek sales tax hike to fund L.A. County transit, roads - The board takes a major step toward a series of projects over the next three decades, including the long-awaited subway to the sea. The state Legislature must approve the ballot measure first, though
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-salestax25-2008jul25,0,7290791.story
Los Angeles Times

Parsons Brinkerhoff: HOT Lanes “benefit everyone” -- Nation's capital gets HOT lanes
http://www.hawaiireporter.com/story.aspx?01831ea5-a7b8-45da-9ee2-8fbf1db6ab1f
Hawaii Reporter

Police probe video of city bus arrest
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9991059
Press Telegram

Southwest Airlines will soon be No. 1 at four of five area airports
http://www.latimes.com/business/printedition/la-fi-southwest25-2008jul25,0,4943027.story
Los Angeles Times

Tom LaBonge’s Summer Of Bike Love Kicks Off
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/07/24/tom-labonges-summer-of-bike-love-kicks-off/
MetBlogsLA

Transportation Public-Private Partnerships Soar to Record Levels
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/fhwa1508.htm
US DOT

Villaraigosa: Make The Dream Come True
http://railriders.la/2008/07/24/villaraigosa-make-the-dream-come-true/
RailRidersUnion

7/24/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday July 24, 2008

AASHTO Journal News Alert: House Approves $8 Billion Transfer to Highway Trust Fund
http://www.transportation.org/news/142.aspx
American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials

Ad tells lawmakers: Don't use transportation money for budget fix
http://www.politickerca.com/benvandermeer/1564/ad-tells-lawmakers-dont-use-transportation-money-budget-fix
PolitickerCA

A lot riding on proposal for L.A. County road and transit sales tax
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/07/todays-meeting.html
Bottleneck Blog

Amtrak Is Feeling the Love
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/07/the-people-are.html
Wired

Bay Area officials approve toll-lane network
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/24/MNBN11U37D.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

California ports' pollution plan a big haul
http://tinyurl.com/6z8hcd
Reuters

Commission approves financing plan for toll lanes on Highway 101, other Bay Area freeways
http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_9973142?nclick_check=1
Mercury News

County's First Ethanol Plant Approved For Lancaster
http://www.knbc.com/news/16967178/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Fairfax High student, 17, arrested for alleged tagging - Authorities say the boy sprayed graffiti on MTA buses and trains across the Los Angeles region, causing at least $38,000 in damage
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tagger24-2008jul24,0,7880344.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Google Maps Adds Walking Directions
http://www.usnews.com/blogs/fresh-greens/2008/7/23/google-maps-adds-walking-directions.html
U.S. News & World Report

Google Walks the Walk
http://blog.washingtonpost.com/fasterforward/2008/07/google_walks_the_walk.html
Washington Post

House backs $8 billion for highway trust fund
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20080723/highway-spending/
Huffington Post

'IMBY'-ism could sink MTA's L.A. County sales tax vote - The MTA votes today on putting a transit levy on the fall ballot. Parochial concerns could doom the effort
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-roadsage24-2008jul24,0,3163155.column
Los Angeles Times

L.A. Dodgers going green and getting organized (transit service)
http://stepstoorganization.blogspot.com/2008/07/la-dodgers-going-green-and-getting.html
Steps to Organization

L.A. fears fund raid by state
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9976788
Daily News

Mike Antonovich's Funny Definition of "Equity"
http://takethemetro.blogspot.com/2008/07/mike-antonovichs-funny-definition-of.html
Ditch the Car, Take the Metro

MTA weighs tax measure
http://www.sgvtribune.com/ci_9978604?source=rss
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Questions for the MTA
http://www.sgvtribune.com/opinions/ci_9976240
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

SANBAG Quarterly Report shares local economic trends
http://www.newsmirror.net/articles/2008/07/24/news/06news.txt
News Mirror

Study urges greater mass transit role in evacuation plans
http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=40532&dcn=todaysnews
Government Executive

Signal Sync System to Be Installed near LAX
http://tinyurl.com/5sljgh
FOX News

Synchronized Traffic Light System Completed in West LA
http://tinyurl.com/663apo
FOX News

Transit tax details
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinions/ci_9975267
Daily Breeze

Vertical Mapping Resources Maps I-710/Long Beach Freeway for Transportation Study
http://www.amerisurv.com/content/view/5242/2/
American Surveyor

War Over MTA's "Eternity" Tax - The "temporary" sales tax would last 30 years. It's already set Eastside against Westside
http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/war-over-mtas-eternity-tax/19294/
L.A. Weekly

Why you want this tax hike - A sales tax increase, says the mayor, puts us on the road to a better L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/suncommentary/la-oe-villaraigosa24-2008jul24,0,4998090.storyLos Angeles Times

7/23/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday July 23, 2008

101-405 bridge planned
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9964421
Daily News

800 miles of toll lanes on Highway 101, other Bay Area freeways proposed
http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_9962735?source=most_viewed
Mercury News

Absolut Vodka Provides Tonic For Walk Of Fame
http://www.knbc.com/entertainment/16957981/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC 4 TV

Antonovich to Los Angeles: Give Us Our Fair Share
http://thefcblog.com/2008/07/22/antonovich-to-los-angeles-give-us-our-fair-share/
Foothill Cities Blog

Beverly Hills Getting Two Stops on "Subway to the Sea"
http://tinyurl.com/62cc9y
CurbedLA

Bush rejected EPA advice on California air-quality waiver, whistle-blower says
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/1102194.html
Sacramento Bee

California: Freeway Toll Proposal Advances Despite Opposition
Proposal to convert HOV lanes to HOT lanes in Southern California will result in charging carpoolers to drive
http://www.thenewspaper.com/news/24/2479.asp
The Newspaper – a journal of the politics of driving

City has no objections to the Subway to the Sea
http://www.thebeverlyhillscourier.com/editions/files/07-18%20F%20issue.pdf
Beverly Hills Courier

Congressional Reps Oppose Toll Lane Conversions
http://thefcblog.com/2008/07/21/congressional-reps-oppose-toll-lane-conversions/
Foothill Cities Blog

Councilman Tom LaBonge Talks Bikes and His Recent Trip to Europe
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/07/22/councilman-tom-labonge-talks-bikes-and-his-recent-trip-to-europe/
StreetsBlogLA

Cyclists and motorists -- maybe we can get along
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/booster_shots/2008/07/cyclists-and-mo.html
Los Angeles Times

East Hollywood Council Helps Fund Bicycle Sharrows
http://laist.com/2008/07/22/east_hollywood_residents_help_fund.php
LAist

Google Maps Incorporates MARTA
http://decaturmetro.com/2008/07/22/google-maps-incorporates-marta/
Decatur Metro


Last Of The Famous Los Angeles Streetcars
http://tinyurl.com/663vry
Curbed LA

Month of tragedy on Inland railroad tracks represents sharp rise in deaths
http://tinyurl.com/6sy9wu
Press Enterprise

New bike racks at NoHo subway station!
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/07/new-bike-racks.html
Bottleneck Blog

New bus lines, longer hours, among transportation proposals submitted to Riverside County agency
http://tinyurl.com/5ruv67
Press Enterprise

New Plan Just a New Part of L.A.'s Interesting Taxi History
http://blogdowntown.com/2008/07/3482-new-plan-just-a-new-part-of-las-interesting
Blogdowntown

O.C. transit officials to open carpool lanes on 55 Freeway - Drivers on a six-mile stretch from the 91 Freeway to 17th Street in Santa Ana will be able to go in and out of the lanes at any time
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool23-2008jul23,0,763407.story
Orange County Register

ONT faces new blow - JetBlue decides to exit airport
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_9964793
Daily Bulletin

Plug-In 2008: Electric Cars Are Inevitable ... and Essential
http://blog.wired.com/cars/2008/07/electric-cars-a.html
Wired

Plug In, Drive On: The Promise of Next-Gen Hybrids
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92792068&ft=1&f=1003
NPR

Real-Time Text Alerts Highlight of NY M.T.A. Plan
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/23/nyregion/23text.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

Sales-tax hike to get vote tonight - Council will decide without lone foe
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_9954576
Whittier Daily News

Should City Provide Dedicated Parking for Car Sharing?
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/07/21/should-city-provide-dedicated-parking-for-car-sharing/
StreetsblogLA

Study praises L.A. Port traffic program - Proponents say it has diverted 9 million trucks from the area's freeways
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_9966178
Daily Breeze

Traffic deaths dip as gas tab rises
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9965263
Daily News

What's Wrong With Amtrak?
http://tinyurl.com/6z7nqq
NPR

Without money it's only Caltrans dreaming - The agency offers its ideas to improve the troublesome 405-101 interchange, but admits it has no money allocated for the project
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadsage23-2008jul23,0,2114387.column
Los Angeles Times

7/22/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday July 22, 2008

$100 million for housing - POVERTY: Former presidential hopeful joins L.A. mayor's call for affordable homes
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_9955068
Daily Breeze

Beijing restricts cars to help clear city air for Olympics
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2008-07-21-beijing-pollution_N.htm
USA Today

Beverly Hills Getting Two Stops on "Subway to the Sea"
http://tinyurl.com/62cc9y
Curbed LA

Bridging the gap - 2 spans to unite Greenway Trail
http://www2.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_9954584
Whittier Daily News

Chubby tourists take their toll on Walk of Fame
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/chubby-tourists-take-their-toll-on-walk-of-fame-873771.html
Independent

Clean Diesel Emerging Technology Grant Funding Now Available
http://tinyurl.com/5dmcou
EPA

Congestion pricing faces two hurdles
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/07/congestion-pr-1.html
Bottleneck Blog

Editorial: High gas prices are bad news for two reasons - As fuel prices rise, gas tax receipts drop, and money for roads and bridges dries up
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/1098915.html
Sacramento Bee

Ethanol plant may aid Lancaster
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9943883?source=rss
Daily News

Faded stars to shine again on Hollywood Walk of Fame - Officials are set to unveil details of what is expected to be a two-year project to fix plaques that have become damaged
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-walk22-2008jul22,0,7944967.story
Los Angeles Times

Gas prices not seen impacting arts attendance so far
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/arts/la-et-transport22-2008jul22,0,2454944.story
Los Angeles Times

Gas Price Relief Act Would Offer More Choices for Commuters, Preserve Affordable Housing Near Transit
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6727&state=52
Smart Growth Online

Have High Gas Prices Brought U.S. to Turning Point for Public Transit?
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6728&state=52&res=1280
Smart Growth Online

Investors gush over Big Oil's black ink
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9953641
Daily News

LAX sees drastic cuts in schedule of flights
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9953755
Daily News

Life in the bike lane - As gas prices rise, Bikestation is becoming more popular in Long Beach and elsewhere
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_9942599
Press Telegram

Metro Takes the Lead on Fixing Walk of Fame
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/07/21/metro-takes-the-lead-on-fixing-walk-of-fame/
StreetsBlogLA

Now’s Time for Valley to Show It’s Serious About Easing Traffic
http://tinyurl.com/6m46s8
San Fernando Business Journal

On the waterfront: Port may move on maglev
http://origin.presstelegram.com/news/ci_9954540
Press Telegram

Prof. Donald Shoup Interview: Part 1
http://translib.blogspot.com/2008/07/prof-donald-shoup-interview-part-1.html
TransLibBerkely

SANBAG project targets rail-vehicle snag in San Bernardino
http://tinyurl.com/6pxd4q
Press Enterprise

Two death-defying transit stunts: biking on freeways and walking across the street
Road Sage looks at pedestrian death rates and talks to cyclists from the group Crimanimalz
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-roadsage22-2008jul22,0,1590287.column
Los Angeles Times

Why the oil crunch may grow worse - The fear is that all the easy-to-reach crude has been found. These may be 'the good old days,' one expert says
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-peakoil22-2008jul22,0,4040165.story
Los Angeles Times

Will Your Bank Card and Bus Pass Become One?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/34099&rf=rss
Planetizen

7/21/2008

Tranportation Headlines for Monday July 21, 2008

California must wake up to looming fuel crisis
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/07/19/INAQ11OVPJ.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

China's Olympic-Sized Clean Air Plan - Can Beijing's Anti-Pollution Efforts Help in Time?
http://tinyurl.com/6z3umr
Daily Green

CTA Bus Tracker online program adding more routes - Agency is adding 15 more routes, map to Bus Tracker system
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-getting-around-21jul21,0,2541174.column
Chicago Tribune

Councilman Opposes Smart Planning in Van Nuys
http://laist.com/2008/07/21/councilman_opposes_smart_planning_i.php
LAist

Discounts Help Bus Travel Thrive In Some Cities
http://tinyurl.com/6ahkwl
NPR

L.A. council member, MTA ready to mix it up
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_9943927
Daily News

Long Beach taxi driver sees gas prices burn up his profits
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-me-cabbie21-2008jul21,0,6668664.story
Los Angeles Times

Measure A would secure services - With the price of gasoline reaching record highs, Santa Barbara County commuters are looking for alternatives to driving to work alone
http://www.lompocrecord.com/articles/2008/07/20/opinion/072008b.txt
Lompoc Record

Seeking a road to peace - Cyclist-vs.-motorist rage seems to be increasing, but some are trying to devise ways to defuse conflicts
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bikes21-2008jul21,0,172344.story
Los Angeles Times

shipshape ports bill - A much-revised measure to remedy pollution and traffic problems should get the governor's OK
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-ed-ports21-2008jul21,0,6514689.story
Los Angeles Times

State budget games get played out in Sacramento -- and on the 110
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_9942788
Daily News

Switchover to Fuel Cell Vehicles Will Cut Emissions, Cost Billions
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2008/07/21/fuel-cell-cut-emissions-cost-billions
Green Biz

Train service from Palm Springs would beat frustration of flying: Beat the frustration of flying
http://tinyurl.com/55he6r
Desert Sun

Two Proposals in US Congress to Increase Use of Natural Gas as Transportation Fuel
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2008/07/two-proposals-i.html
Green Car Congress

U.S. highway trust fund veers toward crisis - Count it among the victims of rising gas prices. Billions of dollars in road projects are at risk
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/traffic/la-na-highway21-2008jul21,0,6255961.story
Los Angeles Times

7/20/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday July 20, 2008

$40 million in grants available for drivers operating in CA trade corridors
http://tinyurl.com/5t9xlz
Land Line

10 Reasons to Celebrate Expensive Fuel
http://www.carectomy.com/index.php/Urban-Planning/10-Reasons-to-Celebrate-Expensive-Fuel
Carectomy

Big airlines to cut LAX flights - FUEL: Move means 163,600 fewer seats per week, industry data indicates
http://www.dailybreeze.com/ci_9937577
Daily Breeze

Bigger picture - More housing and less parking mean less livability
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinions/ci_9935758
Daily Breeze

Bike sales, repairs up as gas prices soar - Alternative mode of transportation more appealing than ever
http://tinyurl.com/6xjcx5
Delaware Online

Electronic Road Pricing in Singapore Reduces Traffic Congestion
http://www.chasingcleanair.com/chasing_clean_air/2008/07/electronic-road.html
Chasing Clean Air

Get LA Moving
http://www.getlamoving.com/
Get LA Moving

Growing Western cities at crossroads, report says
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-west20-2008jul20,0,6835418.story
Los Angeles Times

Hope helps Surf Bus grow
http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-surfbus20-2008jul20,0,5542865.column
Los Angeles Times

Jerry Brown's War on California Suburbs
http://tinyurl.com/5qpyxh
Wall Street Journal

Nassau County Plans to End Homelessness in 10 Years
http://www.planetizen.com/node/34086
Planetizen

New train is city’s business - Glendale can now vote on issues regarding project for high-speed Orangeline
http://tinyurl.com/6yefkz
Glendale News Press

San Diego station is in the fast lane with alternative fuels
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-fuels19-2008jul19,0,6567268.story
Los Angeles Times

Signage solves traffic jams
http://www.avinteractive.co.uk/news/832826/Signage-solves-traffic-jams/
AV Interactive UK

State is first to OK green building standards
http://tinyurl.com/5j8fj8
San Francisco Chronicle

Supporting cast sought in fixing Walk of Fame
As boulevard buckles, transit agency takes lead in finding funding
http://tinyurl.com/5pjo7q
San Francisco Chronicle

Verizon, Chicago Transit ink subway deal
http://tinyurl.com/6s7xr6
UPI

From the Library’s Video Archive:
Two on the Town – A look back at the Red Cars
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85XV6YDhXQE
YouTube/Metrolibrarian