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6/20/2009

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 20, 2009

Architects Dreaming: 10 Freeway Becomes A Green Corridor
LAist

Bi-Partisan Transpo. Team In House Ready To Take On Obama, LaHood
LA StreetsBlog

But What About The Highways-Transit Split?
DC StreetsBlog

City’s Bike Plan Presented, Promptly Booed
LA Curbed

Congestion Pricing: More Heat Than Light
CityWatch

Congressman Oberstar’s Transportation Bill Outline: Proposal For The Next Transportation Bill Would Improve – But Not Redefine – Federal Funding
Transport Politic

Dump The Pump With New Transit Agencies In Google Maps
Google Lat Long Blog

Expo Line Track Construction To Affect Blue Line Service
LAist

First Quarter 2009 Transit Ridership Exceeds Expectations
APTA Transit News

Harbor Commissioners Approve $144 [Million] Wilmington Waterfront (including Red Car Museum and Railroad Park)
Daily Breeze

House Committee Leaders Introduce Surface Transportation Authorization Bill
Progressive Railroading

House Transpo Leaders United – In Frustration With The White House
DC StreetsBlog

Joining Up Transportation, Housing, And Environmental Policy
Brookings Institution

L.A. Metro Art Program
L.A. Places Blog

(New York) MTA Targets Seat Hogs, Aims To Help Disabled
New York Post

“Smart” Bridges Harness Technology To Stay Safe: Engineers Are Deploying Sensors To Monitor The Condition Of Some Of The World’s Most Famous Bridges
Scientific American

Temple City Votes To Rejoin San Gabriel Valley Council Of Governments
Pasadena Star-News

Transportation Bill Summary Hits The Streets
Transportation For America

Transportation Secretary LaHood Leads The Way On Sustainability
National Resources Defense Council Switchboard

U.S. Has Only Spent 1.2% Of Transportation Stimulus
Reuters

Waiting For Gold
Downtown News

What’s Next For Bicycle Licenses? City Panel Discusses
LAist

6/19/2009

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 19, 2009

Administration, Lawmaker Collide On Highway Bill
Associated Press

Bill Would Simplify U.S. Transit Funding: Lawmakers
Reuters

Breaking LA’s Auto Addiction
CityWatch

City’s Bicycle Plan Is “Flawed,” Cyclists Tell Transit Panel
LAist

Electrification Suddenly In Vogue Again
Transport Politic

Exclusive: MTA Bus Driver Attacked By Laker Fans (video interview)
CBS2

FRA Guidelines On Federal Funds For HSR
California High Speed Rail Blog

Greuel Scolds Transpo For Dismissing The Public
CityWatch

High-Speed Victory: The $180 Million Project Would Create A New Anaheim Landmark While Helping Anchor California’s Future High-Speed Rail Network
Architects Newspaper

House Transportation Bill Seeks ‘Dramatic Changes’
Journal Of Commerce

L.A. Air Quality District Wins In Senate Committee
Capitol Weekly

Lakers Parade Shows Us L.A. Can Have Ciclovia
LA StreetsBlog

Library-A-Go-Go To Provide New Service At El Cerrito Del Norte BART Station
Contra Costa County Library Press Release

Man Arrested In Sunday’s Lakers Victory Shenanigans (Metro Blue Line)
Los Angeles Daily News

Metro Starts Safety Enforcement Along Gold Line
EGP News

Midwest, Calif. Front Runners For $8 Billion In Rail Cash
Sacramento Bee

More Than $9,000 Saved Annually By Individuals Who ‘Dump The Pump’ And Help Save The Environment By Riding Public Transportation
APTA Transit News

Oberstar’s New Transportation Bill: Get The Highlights
LA StreetsBlog

Planes, Trains -- And Buses?
Wall Street Journal

Please Give The Disabled Your Seat. Or Else.
New York Times

Port Of Oakland Votes To Ban Dirty Diesel Trucks
Oakland Tribune

A (Radical) Way To Fix Suburban Sprawl
Time

U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Releases $500 Billion Authorization Proposal – “A Blueprint For Investment And Reform” Includes $99.8 Billion For Transit And $50 Billion For High Speed Rail!
APTA Legislative Alert

6/18/2009

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 18, 2009

A Broad Section Of Cyclists Descend On City Hall, LAPD No-Shows
LA StreetsBlog

Budget Problems Slow Down New Rapid Bus Line
Orange County Register

Despite New Challenges, Americans Continue Flocking To Public Transportation
Transportation For America

DOT Moves U.S. High-Speed Rail Closer To Reality
U.S. Department Of Transportation

DOT Secretary Ray LaHood, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, And EPA Secretary Lisa Jackson Announce Interagency Partnership For Sustainable Communities
U.S. DOT Office Of Public Affairs

House Democrats Craft Transportation Bill
Wall Street Journal

LaHood Asks For 18-Month Extension Of Four-Year-Old Transpo Law
DC StreetsBlog

Messing With Transportation Funding
CityWatch

Metro Changes Bus Routes And Schedules
Santa Monica Daily Press

Montebello Transit Department Needs $2 Million
Whittier Daily News

No New Federal Transportation Bill Until 2011?
LA StreetsBlog

Playing Games With Dodger Fans (game day traffic and parking)
The Eastsider LA

Program Eases Limits On Taxi Pickups
KNBC

That New Transportation Bill? Not Happening Anytime Soon
Infrastructurist

U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Guidelines For Receiving Economic Recovery Funds For High-Speed Rail
U.S. DOT Office Of Public Affairs

What Do Americans Really Think About Spending On Transportation?
Transportation For America

WHO Report Hightlights Global Health Risk Of Traffic
LA StreetsBlog

6/17/2009

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 17, 2009

Big City Council Bike Meeting Tomorrow
LAist

Caltrans Suggests Solutions To “Orange Crush” Bottleneck: County Transit Board Listens, But Says Money’s Not Available
Orange County Register

Complaint Box: No Standing
New York Times

Clean Trucks By The Dollar: Costs To Ports Less Than Expected
Cunningham Report

Congestion Pricing Is Most Effective When Fairness Concerns Addressed Early, New Study Finds
Parking Network

The Daily Dig: NY Times “Special Infrastructure Issue” Edition
Infrastructurist

Does LADOT Fear Pedicabs?
LA StreetsBlog

Editorial: Build Rail For The Future: Proposed Maglev Link From Las Vegas To Southern California A Winning Idea
Las Vegas Sun

Get Your Gold Here (Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension)
LA Curbed

Getting Up To Speed
New York Times

“Hail A Taxi” Pilot Program Kicks Off In Hollywood
Los Angeles Daily News

Help Stop Further Cuts To Transit Operations
LA StreetsBlog

How Can Smart Technology Drive Performance?
National Journal Expert Blogs: Transportation

LACMTA Wins APTA’s Rail Rodeo For Second-Straight Year
Progressive Railroading

Los Angeles, Long Beach Port Traffic Falls In May
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles MTA Boots Up Transit Data Site
Progressive Railroading

Making Highway 99 An Interstate Divides Californians, Lawmakers
McClatchy

Metro Beefs Up Train Service, Expects Bus Delays For Lakers Parade
LAist

Pilot Programs v Standards, The Quest For Complete Streets
LA StreetsBlog

Reduce Congestion, Win $50,000
Journal Of Commerce

State Budget Woes May Mean Bumpy Roads Ahead
San Francisco Chronicle

This Woman Is Redefining Public Transportation
Infrastructurist

Top Five Concerns About New Bike Lanes In Our Community
Planetizen

Valley Metro Launches New Service For Commuters
Los Angeles Business Journal

Your Client On A Light Rail Station: Naming Rights Are The New Thing For Municipalities
Media Life

6/16/2009

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 16, 2009

APTA: New Surface Transportation Bill Unlikely To Be Approved By September Deadline
Progressive Railroading

Authorities Issue 400 Traffic Tickets On Eastside In Advance Of Gold Line Opening
Los Angeles Times

Aviation Industry Outlines Ambitious Climate Goals
Clean & Green

Delay, Delay, Delay: LA Planning Commission Puts Off Preservation Ordinance Vote
Architects Newspaper

Estately: A Real Estate Site With “Search By Transit Proximity” Function
Trillium Solutions

Forecast: Los Angeles Area Should Lead Economic Recovery
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Free Parking At Dodger’s Stadium Next Three Nights
Los Angeles Daily News

Group Wants Transportation Overhaul (Bipartisan Policy Center’s new mode-neutral freight fee)
Trucker.com
Executive Summary: (Performance Driven: A New Vision For U.S. Transportation Policy)

How Green Are Trains, Public Transportation, And Hybrid Cars? It Depends
Christian Science Monitor

LADOT Bikeways To LA Cyclists: An Open Letter
SoapBox LA

Maglev Or DesertXpress? One Could Be Your New Ride
Las Vegas Sun

Making The Eastside Safe For Gold Line Light Rail Extension
Los Angeles Times

Metro To Implement Bus Service Changes And Enhancements Effective Sunday, June 28
Metro Press Release

Metro Urges Pedestrians, Motorists To Observe Safety Laws As Officers Begin Issuing Tickets Along New Eastside Rail Line
Metro Press Release

Most Whittier-Area Cities Jointing to Support Washington Boulevard Route For Light Rail
Whittier Daily News

The NYT On California HSR
California High Speed Rail Blog

Outreach “Train-ing” – Arroyo Seco Style
CityWatch

Polluting Vehicles Still In State’s Cross Hairs
San Diego Union-Tribune

State Gasoline Price Passes $3 Mark Again
San Francisco Chronicle

6/14/2009

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 14, 2009

Community Meeting Re: 710 Freeway Tunnel
Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council President

Crenshaw Transit Corridor Ready For Closeup: In The Fall, MTA Board Will Determine Whether To Pursue Light-Rail Or Buses For Transportation Project To Run Through The Heart Of South Los Angeles
Los Angeles Wave

Driven (Partly) Sane By Congestion Pricing
Witness LA

Early Wednesday Morning, Transportation Committee Has Full Bike Agenda
LA StreetsBlog

Economic Study Shows: U.S. Metropolitan Areas Shortchanged In Stimulus Infrastructure Spending
PR Newswire

Editorial: Congestion Pricing On Freeways Benefits All: Even Low-Income Drivers Will Have A Choice, And Income From The Experiment Will Also Pay For Public Transit Improvements
Los Angeles Times

L.A. Close To Getting Google Transit
Green L.A. Girl

Metro Board Postpones Vote On Long Range Transportation Plan Until July
I Will Ride

Nine Out Of Ten Public Transit Systems Forced To Raise Fares Or Cut Service In Cities Where Transit Revenue Is Declining: APTA Calls On Congress To Provide Relief For Public Transit Riders
APTA

Port Dredging Approval Delayed By Appeals
Daily Breeze

Questions For Ray LaHood: The Roads Warrior
New York Times

Ray LaHood: A “Transformational” Time For The U.S. Transit System
U.S. News & World Report

Reducing Congestion By Building Up
New York Times

Washington Considers Covering Transit Operating Costs: Below The Surface, It’s A Less Promising Idea Than It May Seem
Transport Politic