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8/09/2008

Transportation Headlines for Saturday August 9, 2008

Airport sputters, but will grow again
http://www2.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_10132778
Daily Bulletin

Angry judge delays MTA tax hearing
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10146105
Daily News

Angular approach - L.A. adopts Pasadena's diagonal crosswalks
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ci_10134808
Pasadena Star News

Bikes, Copenhagen and Disneyland: what we have in common
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/how-copenhagen.html
Bottleneck Blog

Building Up Beverly Hills
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/08/building_up_beverly_hills.php
Curbed LA

Bullet train bill backed by governor could derail his veto vow
http://www.sacbee.com/391/story/1141288.html
Sacramento Bee

Cargo traffic expected to hit slump
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_10146427
Press Telegram

City Looks at Extending Downtown DASH Hours
http://tinyurl.com/6g7v73
LA Downtown News

Diagonal Crosswalks Coming Downtown
http://tinyurl.com/63oqhq
LA Downtown News

Economy weighs on California sales tax debates
http://tinyurl.com/5at3pu
Forbes

Environmental Defense Fund: Transportation by the Numbers
http://tinyurl.com/69jl3c
Sustainablog

Google Transit coming to Twin Cities
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/article/2008/08/05/google-transit-coming-twin-cities.html#
Twin Cities Daily Planet

Knabe: Let Voters Decide
http://railriders.la/2008/08/08/knabe-let-voters-decide/
Rail Riders Union

Lawsuit challenges high-speed rail project
http://tinyurl.com/6p2wfm
San Francisco Bay Guardian

More Politicians Weighing on the Toll Road
http://tinyurl.com/6onlaz
San Clemente Times

No Reading Streetsblog on the Bus: LADOT Rejects Wi-Fi for Buses
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/08/no-reading-streetsblog-on-the-bus-ladot-rejects-wi-fi-for-buses/
StreetsBlogLA

Oropeza says she's prepared to try to kill sales tax bill if not amended
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/oropeza-says-sh.html
Bottleneck Blog

Panel OKs San Pedro roadway revamp
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_10148538
Daily Breeze

Paying our Way out of Traffic? MTA's Transit Plan Has Trouble Staying on Track
http://tinyurl.com/6j9jd4
KPCC/Pat Morrison

State Senator vows to kill tax bill if it doesn't include LAX extension - L.A. County has waited decades for a Green Line that reaches the airport terminals. Now Sen. Jenny Oropeza says she'll wait no longer, even if it means killing the half-cent transportation tax bill
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadsage9-2008aug09,0,7893060.column
Los Angeles Times

Telepathic Trip Planners Don't Exist
http://www.thebusbench.com/2008/08/telepathic-trip.html
The Bus Bench

This Just In: The Media Business Is Auto-Dependent Too
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/08/this-just-in-the-media-business-is-auto-dependent-too/
StreetsBlogLA

Traffic lights getting in sync - Five cities are already on board; more on the way
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/sanbernardinocounty/ci_10132462
Redlands Daily Facts

Transportation issues will be critical to the health of 21st century U.S. economy
http://www.bloggingstocks.com/2008/08/07/transportation-likely-to-loom-large-in-21st-century-u-s-economy/print/
Blogging Stocks

WE DID IT! PUC Evidentiary Hearing Moved to Los Angeles - An Important Battle Victory in a Our Struggle
http://tinyurl.com/5dc5t6
FixExpo

What the Hail? New Taxi Program May Be in Effect, But Grabbing a Cab Is Not so Easy
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2008/08/11/news/news05.txt
LA Downtown News

8/08/2008

Transportation Headlines for Friday August 8, 2008

Adopting a State Budget Without Using Local Revenues
http://beaconmedianews.com/?p=1258
Pasadena Independent

broadway streetcar workshop open for another round of input
http://www.angelenic.com/2451/broadway-streetcar-workshop-open-for-another-round-of-input/
angelenic

B.R.U on the T.R.A.I.N Caption Contest
http://metroriderla.com/2008/08/07/bru-on-the-train-caption-contest/
MetroRiderLA

City ups the ante in bicycle safety with sharrows
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2008/0807/community/015.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

come on ride the train! supervisor knabe switches transit tax vote
http://www.angelenic.com/2464/come-on-ride-the-train-supervisor-knabe-switches-transit-tax-vote/
angelenic

Council resolves for sales tax
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/links-alarcon-a.html
Bottleneck Blog

Deal reached on bill that would give state a voice over local land-use plans
http://tinyurl.com/5zl2cc
Capitol Weekly

Editorial-MTAsalesTax
http://tinyurl.com/5oe2j6
Bell Gardens Sun

Golden ticket - The Gold Line’s for winners, not whiners
http://www.pasadenaweekly.com/cms/story/detail/golden_ticket/6252/
Pasadena Weekly

Knabe reverses ballot stance - Supervisors will meet again about sales-tax proposal
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_10134207
Whittier Daily News

Lawmakers Make Changes That Could Help High-Speed Rail
http://www.knbc.com/traffic/17124818/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC

Major Breakthrough for SB 375
http://www.ecovote.org/blog/?p=307
Ecovote

MORE BREAKING NEWS: Knabe to change vote on sales tax
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/more-breaking-n.html
Bottleneck Blog

New Flyer Industries reamping up bus production - Responding to rise in transit ridership
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/subscriber/business/story/4209225p-4801855c.html
Winnipeg Free Press

No on Transit Fees: It’s about Politics, Stupid
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/1499/75/
City Watch LA

Prosecutorial overkill - Better to fix system than punish critic (Metrolink)
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_10132012
Daily News

RCC students might get to ride RTA buses free
http://tinyurl.com/6mhzcr
Press Enterprise

Rosendahl pushes for LAX upgrade despite cuts
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/ci_10134722?source=rss
Daily News

SANDAG approves Regional Transportation Improvement Program
http://www.thevillagenews.com/story.php?story_id=31894
Fallbrook Village News

State Senate approves bill connected to high-speed rail measure
http://tinyurl.com/6kxj6j
Press Enterprise

Steve Hymon has some moving news
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2008/08/steve-hymon-has.html
LA Now

Subway Dreams Back On: Supervisor Changes Vote
http://tinyurl.com/5q5w9p
Curbed LA

Supervisor Changes Vote to 'Yes' on Transit Sales Tax
http://laist.com/2008/08/07/supervisor_changes_vote_to_yes_on_t.php
LAist

Too many billions
http://www2.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_10122091
Press Telegram

Transit and Equity
http://thefcblog.com/2008/08/07/transit-and-equity/
Foothill Cities Blog

Transportation Issues for the Next President
http://election2008.usc.edu/2008/08/transportation-issues.html
USC Election 2008

8/07/2008

Transportation Headlines for Thursday August 7, 2008

Assembly Committee Won’t Stop High Speed Rail from Going to Ballot
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/06/assembly-committee-wont-stop-high-speed-rail-from-going-to-ballot/
StreetsBlogLA

Battle of Press Releases: Antonovich Strikes Back
http://tinyurl.com/6nwypf
Curbed LA

Battle over proposed MTA tax heats up
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10121828
Daily News

Board Votes Against MTA’s ½ cent Sales Tax Increase
http://tinyurl.com/5p48sw
West Ranch Beacon

Bus Riders Union - what a radical idea !
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2008/07/219065.php
LA Indy Media

Congressional subcommittee visits Port of Long Beach
http://tinyurl.com/6ly8hh
Land Line

Feinstein could rock California's political landscape - Poll numbers show she could dominate the field if she sets her sights on Sacramento in 2010.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap7-2008aug07,0,6301597.column
Los Angeles Times

Governor Threatens To Veto Bills Until Lawmakers Pass Budget
http://www.knbc.com/politics/17115597/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC

Hearing Addresses Need For Port Funding Oversight
http://www.gazettes.com/port08072008.html
Grunion Gazette

Highland Park Transit Village
http://activerain.com/blogsview/627476/Highland-Park-Transit-Village
Real Estate Blog

Judgment day for sales tax bill
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/judgment-day-fo.html
Bottleneck Blog

LADOT and the MUTCD
http://ubrayj02.blogspot.com/2008/08/ladot-and-mutcd.html
Brayj Against the Machine

LA to SF High Speed Rail Prop Still Full Speed Ahead
http://laist.com/2008/08/06/high_speed_rail_from_la_to_sf_still.php
LAist

Los Angeles International Airport projects on track, officials say - Despite the airline industry's slump, LAX improvements will proceed, at least for the next five years, a council panel is told
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airports7-2008aug07,0,3348113.story
Los Angeles Times

Man Hit by Metro Red Line Train, Dies
http://laist.com/2008/08/06/man_hit_by_metro_red_line_train_die.php
LAist

Moving goods with Maglev makes sense
http://www.sbsun.com/editorial/ci_10119866
San Bernardino Sun

MTA accused of environmental racism over plans for new rail line
http://tinyurl.com/6lj5wj
Los Angeles Wave

MTA tax is having a hard time - and it's not even on ballot yet
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_10119647
Daily News

NextBus: Making Public Transit Less Miserable
http://tinyurl.com/58bnmy
Treehugger

Pedestrian Safety Prediction Methodology
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9255
Transportation Research Board

Ports are cleaning up, but need funds to finish task
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinions/ci_10119972
Daily Breeze

Private investment in U.S. passenger rail eyed
http://tinyurl.com/63g8cp
Forbes

Quality Assurance in Design-Build Projects
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9318
Transportation Research Board

Red lining on transit - The Times' editorial board hasn't been kind local politicians who have tried to thwart MTA rail projects
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oew-subwaycc7-2008aug07,0,1148734.htmlstory
Los Angeles Times

Resources for Legal Issues Associated with Bus Maintenance
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9312
Transportation Research Board

Review of Predicted Impacts of Transit New Starts Projects
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=9350
Transportation Research Board

Rider won't sign monthly Metrolink pass
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_10121829
Daily News

San Bernardino Associated Governments to take part in planning high-speed train route
http://tinyurl.com/5ltghe
Press Enterprise

Schwarzenegger Refuses to Sign Any More Bills; Welcome to Political Gridlock
http://laist.com/2008/08/06/schwarzenegger_refuses_to_sign_anym.php
LAist

South Pasadena says yes (sort of) to 710 Freeway extension
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2008/08/south-pasadena.html
LA Now

Supervisor Explains His 'No' Vote on Transit Sales Tax
http://laist.com/2008/08/06/supervisor_explains_his_no_vote_on.php
LAist

Supervisors Molina, Antonovich, and Knabe Use Taxpayer Dollars to Make a Political Statement
http://tinyurl.com/6flmgm
Foothill Cities Blog

Support builds for sweeping growth bill - State would reward use of 'smart' projects
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080807/news_1n7growth.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Tracks: Paying L.A. to Do It Yourself
http://tinyurl.com/64zo2g
LA City Beat

Villaraigosa Responds to Supervisors 'No' Vote on Transit Tax
http://laist.com/2008/08/06/villaraigosa_responds_to_supervisor.php
LAist

Villaraigosa To Unveil LA's First Diagonal Crosswalk - Crossing Implemented To reduce Gridlock, Officials Say
http://www.knbc.com/news/17117564/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
KNBC

8/06/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday August 6, 2008

Ambitious State Proposals to Improve Intercity Passenger Rail Service Compete for Federal Funding Under New DOT Grant Program
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/dot10808.htm
USDOT

Are NorCal Car Pools Lanes Better than SoCal's?
http://laist.com/2008/08/05/post_55.php
LAist

Board of Supervisors votes against putting transit sales tax on ballot
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/sales-tax-hits.html
Bottleneck Blog

California bill could result in more toll roads
http://tinyurl.com/68nwz3
LandLine

California Senate approves container fee
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2008/08/california-sena.html
GreenSpace

Coming Soon: More Traffic Trauma
http://www.santamonicadispatch.com/?p=504
Santa Monica Dispatch

Cycling is a way to break oil addiction
http://www.dailynews.com/editorial/ci_10097647
Daily News

Downtown Regional Connector: Why the FC & SGV Needs To Care
http://tinyurl.com/56h7cn
Foothill Cities Blog

Former Metro Board Chair Takes Your Questions This Weekend
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/05/former-metro-board-chair-takes-your-questions-this-weekend/
StreetsBlogLA

Google Transit coming to Twin Cities
http://www.minnesotaindependent.com/view/google-transit
Minnesota Independent

Hillary Clinton Introduces Senate Version of Transit Relief Bill
http://www.streetsblog.org/2008/08/04/hillary-clinton-introduces-senate-version-of-transit-relief-bill/
StreetsBlog

LADOT's Faster Traffic/Safer Streets Initiative
http://laist.com/2008/08/05/ladots_faster_trafficsafer_streets.php
LAist

L.A. County board rails at proposed MTA tax
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_10109421
Daily News

L.A. County sales tax hike for transit hits roadblock - Board of Supervisors fails to support the proposed half-cent increase, complicating the funding effort
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-me-tax6-2008aug06,0,737179.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

LA County Board of Supervisors Passes Their Confusion on to Voters
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/05/la-county-board-of-supervisors-passes-their-confusion-on-to-voters/
StreetsBlogLA

Mayor responds to sales tax vote
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/the-mayor-respo.html
Bottleneck Blog

Mass Transit Mess - The Bush administration shouldn't borrow money from public transportation to pay for highways
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/04/AR2008080401977.html
Washington Post

MTA's Toxic Towers in Van Nuys - Metro wants to cram 2,000 renters onto land that faces a Chevron oil plant
http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/mtas-toxic-towers-in-van-nuys/19348/
LA Weekly

North Hollywood Luxury Lofts Sell for $93M
http://loftsatnohocommons.blogspot.com/2008/08/north-hollywood-luxury-lofts-sell-for.html
NoHo Commons

Public transit ego trips - Political infighting is snarling efforts to get a proposed county tax hike before voters, where it belongs
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-ed-transit6-2008aug06,0,5489154.story
Los Angeles Times

Sales-tax increase proposal stirs flap - County takes plan off ballot; MTA to sue
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_10110103
Whittier Daily News

Scramble Crossings Coming to L.A., but Not for the First Time
http://blogdowntown.com/2008/08/3517-scramble-crossings-coming-to-la-but-not-for
BlogDowntown

Selling a sales tax hike
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinions/ci_10107480
Daily Breeze

South Pasadena votes to back 710 tunnel project
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_10109456?source=rss
Daily Bulletin

subway dreams down the tubes: sales tax motion denied
http://www.angelenic.com/2344/subway-dreams-saddled-by-a-bureaucratic-mess-sales-tax-motion-denied/
angelenic

Subway to Sea: A Timeline Of Events To Date
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/08/youll_be_dead_before_its_built_a_subway_to_sea_timeline.php
Curbed LA

Supes vote down county sales tax hike, but measure will go to voters
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_10106481?source=rss
Daily News

Tour LaBonge - Bike ride 3 on Wednesday
http://la.metblogs.com/2008/08/05/tour-labonge-bike-ride-3-on-wednesday/
MetBlogsLA

Update: Subway to Sea Still Could Go Up For November Vote
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/08/updated_subway_to_sea_still_headed_for_november_vote.php
Curbed LA

Yes, LA, Please Tax Us
http://calitics.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=6580
Calitics

8/05/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday August 5, 2008

$4B port upgrades sought
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_10099321
Press Telegram

10 Hours Later, Senate Committee Tables Sales Tax Proposal
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/04/10-hours-later-senate-committee-tables-sales-tax-proposal/
StreetsBlogLA

Angels Flight: When will it reopen?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2008/08/angels-flight-w.html
Bottleneck Blog

Communities Take a ‘Wait and See’ Approach to the New 710 Tunnel Debate
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=%3C%21id%21%3E&pageid=980
Eastside Sun

Congestion pricing and American driving habits
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/congestion-pric.html
Bottleneck Blog

Congestion Pricing
http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2008-08/congestion-pricing
Popular Science

Darkened path - Greenway Trail won't be lighted
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_10099043
Whittier Daily News

Dan Walters: Local officials also weigh new tax hikes
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/1130045.html
Sacramento Bee

Dodging the Police and Hanging at the Pier: Santa Monica Critical Mass
http://la.streetsblog.org/2008/08/04/dodging-the-police-and-hanging-at-the-pier-santa-monica-critical-mass/
StreetsBlogLA

Finally, a Pam Chat that doesn’t suck
http://metroriderla.com/2008/08/04/finally-a-pam-chat-that-doesnt-suck/
MetroRiderLA

Getting To and From LAX: A Former New Yorker’s Take on the Gold Line and More
http://tinyurl.com/5rekz6
Foothill Cities Blog

Highway Funding Stalled By Partisan Politics
http://www.kpbs.org/news/local?id=12384
PBS

I'm from L.A. -- Tax Me
http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/blog/joel-fox/im-la-tax-me
Fox and Hounds

Improved Land Use Planning, Public Transit Essential to Curbing U.S. Fossil Fuel Consumption
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/newsmail.asp?art=6746&state=52&res=1440
Smart Growth

Indio planning valley transit center
http://tinyurl.com/5njvcw
Desert Sun

It's a two-way street - If Santa Monica really wants to ease traffic congestion, it's going to have to work with L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-ed-santamonica5-2008aug05,0,7349463.story
Los Angeles Times

It’s not easy being green -- or Dodger Blue
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2008/08/post-title-its.html
Bottleneck Blog

Many California bridges still need earthquake upgrades - Also: Angels Flight construction moves forward
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roadsage5-2008aug05,0,4747324.column
Los Angeles Times

New Metro Map
http://www.thebusbench.com/2008/08/the-new-metro-m.html#more
The Bus Bench

New scramble crosswalk aims to protect pedestrians
http://www.today.ucla.edu/out-about/080730_crosswalk_scramble/
UCLA Today Online

New toll lanes make drivers pay to avoid congestion
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-08-04-congestion-pricing_N.htm
USA Today

New Transit Contractor Takes Over In Santa Clarita
http://tinyurl.com/5jk4y9
KHTS 1220 AM

OC’s Public Transport: Not There Yet
http://www.amid.com/werd/ocs-public-transport-not-there-yet/
RudyAmid

On our way to get MTA bus passes, I got the strong feeling my civil liberties were slipping away (TAP Cards)
http://www.thebusbench.com/2008/08/on-our-way-to-g.html#more
The Bus Bench

Pay-cut protests planned at Southern California DMV offices today - State workers have scheduled lunchtime demonstrations at two dozen DMV offices in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, Orange County and San Diego
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-protest5-2008aug05,0,4618556.story
Los Angeles Times

SAN FRANCISCO - Streetcars collide on Embarcadero, 14 hurt
http://tinyurl.com/6jv4q4
San Francisco Chronicle

Schwarzenegger proposes temporary California sales-tax hike to close budget gap - The one-cent-on-the-dollar increase hinges on lawmakers agreeing to automatic spending restraints and new powers for governors to cut programs whenever the state falls into the red
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-budget5-2008aug05,0,7199932.story
Los Angeles Times

Time is Ripe for Change, by Secretary Peters
http://fastlane.dot.gov/secretarysblog/2008/08/the-time-is-rip.html
USDOT Fastlane

What Life Is Like Behind the Wheel (book review)
http://tinyurl.com/6qwxj7
Wall Street Journal

World's largest plan to return to LAX
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10102551
Daily News

You Think Oil’s Going Down? Think Again
http://blog.geezeo.com/2008/08/you-think-oils-going-down-think-again/
Geezeo

8/04/2008

Transportation Headlines for Monday August 4, 2008

Bicyclists to raise cycling awareness
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_10089230
Daily News

Bikers, Pedestrians Seeking Better Web Maps
http://www.masstransitmag.com/online/article.jsp?id=6603&siteSection=3
Mass Transit Magazine

Cargo freight rates to the US rise 25-30%
http://tinyurl.com/5u7mfb
LiveMint

Columnist Neal Peirce Discusses the Past and Future of the Metropolis
http://www.planetizen.com/node/34205
Planetizen

Committee studying Lindbergh expansion - Transit center has become key topic
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080803-9999-1m3airport.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Consultants Sound Off on Transit Funding Challenges, Trends
http://tinyurl.com/5m96a6
Metro Magazine

Dreier fuels gasoline debate
http://tinyurl.com/6s75ko
Burbank Leader

Environmental groups undecided on high-speed rail plan
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/1130046.html
Sacramento Bee

Found in LA: Scary 1948 Train Derailment
http://laist.com/2008/08/02/found_in_la_scary_1948_train_derail.php
LAist

`Highways to Hell' Should Go on Auction Block: Kevin Hassett
http://tinyurl.com/5z6dks
Bloomberg

Important steps to clean up air
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_10087992
Daily Bulletin

In US, gas prices mean more riders, fewer buses
http://tinyurl.com/62co86
Washington Post

Measure aims to fight traffic by curbing growth in Santa Monica - The ballot measure would halve the rate of commercial construction for 15 years. Meanwhile, the city's proposed general plan suggests capping heights based on buildings' use
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rift4-2008aug04,0,5424390.story
Los Angeles Times

More Versions of Google Maps Mobile Get Public Transportation Directions
http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=14231
Brighthand

Pedal put to the mettle - Councilman bikes 20 miles to work in San Bernardino
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_10087966
Daily Bulletin

Prof. Donald Shoup Interview: Part 2
http://translib.blogspot.com/2008/08/prof-donald-shoup-interview-part-2.html
TransLib

Public Transit Users Avoid High Gas Prices: Save Over $8,000 Per Household Annually
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/080731_transit_savings.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Sierra Club Loses Focus
http://cahsr.blogspot.com/2008/08/sierra-club-loses-focus.html
California High Speed Rail Blog

State legislators meet but make no progress on budget - Lawmakers convene for less than two hours in the Capitol office of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in hopes of closing the state's $15.2-billion budget gap. They remain divided on how to do so
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-sacto4-2008aug04,0,4294219.story
Los Angeles Times

8/03/2008

Transportation Headlines for Sunday August 3, 2008

At $4 a Gallon, the Price Is Right
http://tinyurl.com/6mvdtl
Washington Post

DesertXpress to Vegas moves forward
http://tinyurl.com/5b8cmw
Desert Dispatch

Got mail? Public Transit Experiences Wanted
http://www.thebusbench.com/2008/08/got-mail-public.html
The Bus Bench

Man shot, another beaten after Metro Orange Line altercation
http://www.dailynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10082451
Daily News

Metros Move to Forge Their Own Transit Futures
http://citiwire.net/post/71/
CitiWire

Most of transportation sales tax would go elsewhere
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_10081496
Daily News

Toyota developing a Segway-like transportation device
http://tinyurl.com/6eww6x
BetaNews