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11/26/2008

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday November 26, 2008

About that High Speed Train to Las Vegas
LAist

Amtrak bus line connects passengers to train stations - Students, faculty and staff can take advantage of discounts with new service to railway stops
UCLA Daily Bruin

Amtrak Names New Chief Executive
Wall Street Journal

Another map of Measure R results
Bottleneck Blog

Brown Molyneaux of the Bus Bench
Green LA Girl

Convenient Cell Phone Waiting Lot Opens at LA/Ontario International Airport
MarketWatch

Draft Mid-City Crenshaw Vision +Implementation Plan
CrenshawVision

Familiar commute - As gas prices decline, guess what happens to freeways
Press Telegram

FHWA Issues Rule on New Grant Program But Lacks Funds to Make First Awards
Associated Construction Publications

FlyAway to offer holiday shuttles - Nonstop rides between the dorms and LAX will be offered over Thanksgiving weekend
UCLA Daily Bruin

Higher prices, economy curb Thanksgiving travel - SOUTHLAND: Auto Club and airports expect fewer people will take holiday trips
Press Telegram

In Transition: Transportation Secretary
Washington Post

L.A. County Art Museum's campaign spending rebuked (measure R)
Daily News

Metrolink crew did not radio in about red light
Press Enterprise

New Mexico Rail Runner begins test runs to Santa Fe
New Mexico Business Journal

New York Bus, Subway Riders to Get E-mail, Text-Message Alerts
Bloomberg

NY MTA Launches Text Messaging and Email Alert System
New York MTA

Obama's DOT Pick To Face Surface Transportation Crisis
Cascadia Prospectus

Officials weigh in on economic relief
Pasadena Star News

Passenger numbers fall at LAX
Daily Breeze

Proposed SoCal Tunnel Passes Milestone
NBC

San Francisco Weighs Congestion Pricing Options
Planetizen

S.F. considers congestion tolls on cars
San Francisco Chronicle

Supervisor Burke ends 16 years on job
Daily Breeze

U.S. stimulus likely to target infrastructure needs
Reuters

Will the L.A. City Council endorse the cyclists bill of rights?
Bottleneck Blog

Yes, Virginia, there IS a Google Transit
Commuter Page Blog

11/25/2008

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday November 25, 2008

10: Rolling
KCET – Where we are

Applying Smart Growth Principles and Strategies to Resolving Land Use Conflicts Around Airports
Transportation Research Board

Approaches to Mitigate Freight Congestion
Transportation Research Board

Are 3 Heads Better than 2? Formulating Carpool Policies for Managed Lanes
Transportation Research Board

Despite Pushback, Cyclists’ Bill of Rights Heads to Full Council
CityWatchLA

Dianne Feinstein asks feds for waiver for Metrolink -- now, not later
Bottleneck Blog

Dodger Trolley Discontinued?
CurbedLA

For New Transportation Secretary, a Hard Road Ahead
Washington Post

Going to Santa Barbara Car Free
LAist

Measure R now ahead by full percentage point
Bottleneck Blog

Metro Still Doesn't Have Their Act Together When it Comes to Google Transit
LAist

Metrolink debuts on Google Transit
Bottleneck Blog
Press Release: http://www.metrolinktrains.com/news/?id=3481
Link to Metrolink site; http://www.metrolinktrains.com/tripplanner/disabled.php

Metrolink engineers must slow near possible red lights - After Chatsworth and Rialto crashes, new rule requires trains to cut speed when alerted that light may be red. Sen. Dianne Feinstein calls for faster approvals for new collision avoidance technology
Los Angeles Times

New Urbanism: Revival of the Lost Art of Place Making and Town Building
Traditional Catholicism

Positive public works
Daily Breeze

Road Raids (expedited environmental review)
NRDC Switchboard

Rosendahl Slams Dodger, Future of Shuttle in Doubt?
StreetsBlogLA

Santa Monica’s Visionary “Bus of the Future” Project Receives High Marks from Transportation Industry
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

State lawmakers gloomy on cutting deficit
San Francisco Chronicle

Top Transportation Concerns: Infrastructure, Labor, Capacity A look at the industry buzz during the transportation track at the annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
Supply and Demand Chain Executive

U.S. average gasoline price drops below $2 a gallon
Los Angeles Times

Who's Next In Line For A Bailout? State governments. They're in debt and looking to Congress for reprieve
Forbes

Will the Dodger Trolley return?
Los Angeles Times

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday November 25, 2008

10: Rolling
KCET – Where we are

Applying Smart Growth Principles and Strategies to Resolving Land Use Conflicts Around Airports
Transportation Research Board

Approaches to Mitigate Freight Congestion
Transportation Research Board

Are 3 Heads Better than 2? Formulating Carpool Policies for Managed Lanes
Transportation Research Board

Despite Pushback, Cyclists’ Bill of Rights Heads to Full Council
CityWatchLA

Dianne Feinstein asks feds for waiver for Metrolink -- now, not later
Bottleneck Blog

Dodger Trolley Discontinued?
CurbedLA

For New Transportation Secretary, a Hard Road Ahead
Washington Post

Going to Santa Barbara Car Free
LAist

Measure R now ahead by full percentage point
Bottleneck Blog

Metro Still Doesn't Have Their Act Together When it Comes to Google Transit
LAist

Metrolink debuts on Google Transit
Bottleneck Blog
Press Release: http://www.metrolinktrains.com/news/?id=3481
Link to Metrolink site; http://www.metrolinktrains.com/tripplanner/disabled.php

Metrolink engineers must slow near possible red lights - After Chatsworth and Rialto crashes, new rule requires trains to cut speed when alerted that light may be red. Sen. Dianne Feinstein calls for faster approvals for new collision avoidance technology
Los Angeles Times

New Urbanism: Revival of the Lost Art of Place Making and Town Building
Traditional Catholicism

Positive public works
Daily Breeze

Road Raids (expedited environmental review)
NRDC Switchboard

Rosendahl Slams Dodger, Future of Shuttle in Doubt?
StreetsBlogLA

Santa Monica’s Visionary “Bus of the Future” Project Receives High Marks from Transportation Industry
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

State lawmakers gloomy on cutting deficit
San Francisco Chronicle

Top Transportation Concerns: Infrastructure, Labor, Capacity A look at the industry buzz during the transportation track at the annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
Supply and Demand Chain Executive

U.S. average gasoline price drops below $2 a gallon
Los Angeles Times

Who's Next In Line For A Bailout? State governments. They're in debt and looking to Congress for reprieve
Forbes

Will the Dodger Trolley return?
Los Angeles Times