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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 8, 2006

Big Rail Firms Sue Air Board: Two major railroads fight AQMD over rules saying trains cannot idle more than 30 minutes. Regulators call the industry 'recalcitrant.',1,7462004.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Borrowing to Rebuild California: Build for the future
San Francisco Chronicle

Capitol buzzes as deadline looms for infrastructure bond issue
Sacramento Bee

Hybrid drivers accused of clogging carpool lanes
Centre Daily

In Hollywood, Nothing Exceeds Like Success: Special events are closing streets and keeping tourists out of shops. Merchants are trying to find solutions,1,1650282,full.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Legislators must vote to back repair bond (By Jerry Brown, George Deukmejian, Pete Wilson and Gray Davis)
Los Angeles Daily News

Limited access to carpool lanes can be safer than free-for-all
Mercury News

Lobbyists want in on bonds: Interest abounds in sharing funds from the $222.6 billion infrastructure spending plan proposed by the governor
Daily Breeze

MARTA Transit could be linked via card: New system opens regional possibility
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Omnitrans proposing to shut down Red Trolley Line
Riverside Press Enterprise

One step toward simpler commutes (MARTA)
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Railway limits under attack: Lawsuit targets pollution rules (engine idling over 30 min.)
San Bernardino Sun

San Francisco Eyes Stockholm, Congestion Pricing Success

State bonds pit transit against roads
The Argus

Track work leads to commuter delays: METROLINK - Union Pacific says freight trains got backed up. Today brings another inconvenience
Riverside Press Enterprise