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Transportation Headlines for Saturday February 4, 2006

710 Freeway extension dealt setback
Whittier Daily News

Air Board Targets Rail Yards' Idling Threats: Southland officials move to limit the time trains can sit running unattended, spewing diesel fumes into nearby neighborhoods,0,7937938.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Bill to clear the air at diesel hubs advances: Oropeza-Horton measure to deal with smog at facilities that draw trucks, locomotives and ships heads for state Senate on narrow vote
Daily Breeze

Burbank revives plan to install downtown parking meters
Los Angeles Daily News

Collision Course On Clean Air Standards: AQMD Adopts Tougher Locomotive Anti-Idling Rules Than CARB-RR MOU Accepted Statewide; Next Step Up To RRs
Long Beach Report

Damaging lawsuit: Sierra Club lost its challenge to the Measure I half-cent sales tax on a technicality last month
Riverside Press Enterprise

Frommer Introduces $500 Million for Rail Safety
Burbank Weekly

Rail line from border is proposed (Freight)
San Diego Union Tribune

Las Vegas plans monorail expansion from airport to Strip
Las Vegas Sun

Lawmakers, planners to discuss freight line
San Diego Union Tribune

Idling diesel trains targeted
Long Beach Press Telegram

MTA breaks ground on new transit building
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

North America Ports Report Record Traffic: Some observers worry about tie-ups like those that plagued L.A. and Long Beach in 2004,0,7937938.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

OCTA to hold forums for public on Measure M
Orange County Register

Suit's dismissal good news for area commuters
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Take an aspirin - your commute just got worse - RIVERSIDE TO LA: Rail improvements force Metrolink customers to improvise rides
Riverside Press Enterprise