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Transportation Headlines for Friday March 10, 2006

Americans Would Like to See a Larger Share of Passengers and Freight Going By Rail in Future
Harris Interactive

Biden to push for a national rail police force to protect AMTRAK
Delaware Online

Bond-deal talks continue: State leaders race clock on public-works measure
Los Angeles Daily News

Bond deal `very close,' Schwarzenegger says: Wrangling Continues As Deadline Looms
Mercury News

Burning the midnight oil for bonds plan: Lawmakers close to an agreement, governor says
San Diego Union Tribune

Flatiron Construction Subsidiary FCI Constructors Wins $420M Design-Build Light Rail Project in Los Angeles (Exposition Light Rail)
Business Wire

Future of California - Keep California high-speed rail funded by Quentin L. Kopp
San Francisco Chronicle

Governor, lawmakers near bond deal: Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders work out the details for the public works bill they want on the June ballot
Daily Breeze

Jury Service - Metro Juror Pass Program
Los Angeles Superior Court website

L.A. DOT gets new transportation chief
Los Angeles Daily News

Lobbyists mass at Capitol as bond deadline looms: Long-term political planning may have a role in getting the infrastructure vote on the ballot
Daily Breeze

Metrolink may expand 'Beach Train' service: The Riverside-Oceanside route would add Sunday and year-round runs
Orange County Register

MTA needs system to ensure fares are paid,1,4218801.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

Moving On: Gloria Jeff was a transportation champion for state
Detroit Free Press

Newest terror foe may hide in your MetroCard machine
New York Daily News
Cubic New Release:

New transit director sets a path: Traffic signals, public transportation top priorities (L.A DOT)
Los Angeles Daily News

New US transit (ticket) machines could detect explosives (Cubic)

On this date: California high-speed train proposed (AMTRAK)
San Bernardino Sun

Perata raises almost $1 million for infrastructure plan
Capitol Weekly

Plescia elected State GOP leader amid frenetic bond negotiations
Capitol Weekly

Public Transit Users to Ride Free From March 15 Through 31 on New Non-Stop FlyAway Bus Service From Union Station to Los Angeles International Airport
Market Wire

RAD-Sunset Project Approved (Metro Division 6 Venice)
Venice Paper

SCAG to consider tribal membership
Riverside Press Enterprise

Toll Road: 241 design work jumps in price - Toll-road agency cites inflation, changes in route for $41 million cost of early planning
Orange County Register Welcomes 10 Additional Cities to Award-Winning TTID Partnership; Millions of Drivers in These U.S. Metropolitan Areas Will Benefit from Real-Time Traffic Information and Free, Personalized Services

Traffic Detoured as City Touts Its New Traffic Czar: A block of Main Street is closed briefly as L.A. officials announce the recruitment of a Michigan official as transportation chief,1,7873547.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Two Locals Seek MTA Board Seat
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Ventura County's transit card is a true contactless pioneer (smart card)
Contactless News

Weekend beach train soon to run all year - METROLINK: The service -- three Saturday runs and two on Sundays --is expected to begin in May
Riverside Press Enterprise