8/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday August 22, 2006

Beach bus cool, cheap way to go: $1 fare buys day of fun; service will end Sept. 4
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4217211
Whittier Daily News

EPA to co-sponsor Green-Diesel Technology conference in Chicago
http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=18827
Webwire

First Sprinter trains arriving in Escondido (DMU, Diesel Multiple Unit)
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/08/17/news/inland/16_01_258_16_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Gripe central (SFV Valley)
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4211539
Daily News

Hybrid Buses for the Long Haul?
http://translib.blogspot.com/
Berkeley Transportation Library Blog

Inland-area mayors set protest: Riverside's Ron Loveridge leads the charge to secure funding to ease the rise in rail traffic
http://tinyurl.com/hmxtf
Riverside Press Enterprise

Interview with Paul Korczak, Assistant Chief Officer for MetroCard Sales Operations at New York City Transit
http://www.smartcardalliance.org/newsletter/august_2006/mempro_0806.html
Smart Card Talk

New Light Rail Route to the South Bay?
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2006/08/new_light_rail.php
Curbed L.A.

No Matter How They Are Pitched, Parking Solutions Often Fall Short
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/18/AR2006081800452.html
Washington Post

Palmdale Grant Could Put Airport on the Map
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=32212&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

Tax dollars working to reduce traffic congestion
http://tinyurl.com/mtcrp
North County Times/Californian

Terminal Gas Problem: There's one smart way to choose a site for California's much-needed liquified natural gas terminal, so why is Sacramento dithering? (SB 426)
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-lng22aug22,0,5307256.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times