8/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday August 21, 2006

2 Killed, 2 Injured in Car Hit by Train: Six Blue Line passengers also are hurt as a motorist tries to turn across the tracks
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crash21aug21,1,6791550.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times
Also covered by the Daily Breeze: http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3695246.html

Car-Sharing Plans Develop Traction as Fuel Costs Rise: Members rent vehicles by the hour and don't have to worry about insurance and long-term parking. It's a popular concept in many cities
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-ft-canada21aug21,1,72367.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Construction conundrum: SANBAG plagued with rising prices (210 Freeway, other freeway projects)
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4211992
San Bernardino Sun

Downtown Long Beach Assoc. Board Votes To Support Senator Lowenthal's Container Fee Bill (SB 760) For Port Security, Container-Related Rail Projects, Air Pollution Mitigation
http://www.lbreport.com/news/aug06/contafee.htm
Long Beach Report

Learning From Portland: Linking Land Use And Transportation
http://www.planetizen.com/node/20917
Planetizen

MTA Guarantees Ride Home for Car Poolers
http://www.garmentandcitizen.com/category/news/200608180300.php
Garment and Citizen
Link: www.commutesmart.info

Republicans reject bonds: Governor loses party backing on 2 measures
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14303468p-15178645c.html
Sacramento Bee