8/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday August 23, 2006

Albuquerque Rail Runner gets its 100,000 rider
http://www.observer-online.com/articles/2006/08/19/news/story5.txt
The Observer

Backing sought in MTA fight: Bus Riders Union asks neighborhood councils to support decree
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4222845
Daily News

Denver officials celebrate T-REX completion
http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_4220281
Denver Post

eNewsletters That Rock: The Transit Coalition
http://tinyurl.com/rreno
LAist

HOV construction almost done (57 and 60 freeways)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4223438
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Letters to the Editor: Re "Gov. Tries to Calm GOP Anger," Aug. 20 (Transportation Bond)
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-wednesday23.2aug23,0,45077.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach’s Pine Ave. gets a block without cars: Trial of vehicle ban on Friday, Saturday nights between Broadway and Third Street starts Sept. 1
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4223308
Press Telegram

Plan Puts Marina in Fast Lane: As a building boom begins in Marina del Rey, the tiny freeway that almost goes there may be extended. Some residents vow a fight
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-marina23aug23,0,3276738.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Planning quicker travel takes time: Could one of LAX's ideas get you out of your car and onto a plane faster?
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3712906.html
Daily Breeze

Proposals to Ease Gridlock at LAX to Be Unveiled: Officials will outline options for improving traffic flow, a key element in updating the airport's design
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax23aug23,1,7460626.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

SANDAG approves process to review projects in adjoining counties
http://www.thevillagenews.com/story.asp?story_ID=16865
Village News

Tighten up mass-transit security: Plastic trash cans, eliminating lockers and more TV cameras would help in the fight against terrorism
http://www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-opcha224860435aug22,0,3336505.story?coll=ny-viewpoints-headlines
NY Newsday