9/01/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday September 1, 2006

California's action could spur feds, other states to cut emissions, experts say
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/01/MNGBLKTIDU1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Cleaner Diesel Fuels Concerns
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-diesel1sep01,1,1764835.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Now's not time to add more Sprinter bells and whistles
http://nctimes.com/articles/2006/08/30/opinion/editorials/19_37_198_29_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Editorial: Please, Just Pick a Metro Color - Flip a coin or something -- just stop wasting public time with the stupid train-hue ado
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-aqua01sep01,0,7050247.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Is green good or bad for state's economy?
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/01/MNGBLKTICG1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

LAX grows under Specific Plan Study; 2 public meetings draw heavy criticism
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/08/31/news_-_features/top_stories/3lax.txt
The Argonaut

Legislature passes port cargo fee: Governor will now decide whether to sign the controversial proposal, which imposes a surcharge on containers, into law
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3804851.html
Daily Breeze

Most Congested Cities: Traffic delays will increase 65 percent and the number of congested lane-miles on urban roads will rise by 50 percent over the next 25 years, according to a new Reason study
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21064
Planetizen

Schwarzenegger Gets Bill to Restrict Use of Cellphones by Drivers (AB1613, SB927)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roundup1sep01,1,4253026.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

SPECIAL REPORT: First-Fit vs. Retrofit (Bus Engines)
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?pubId=1&id=1218
Mass Transit Magazine

Transportation Finance at the Ballot Box: Voters Support Increased Investment & Choice
http://www.cfte.org/CFTE%20Election%20Trends%20Report.pdf (pdf file)
Center for Transportation Excellence

Ventura Blvd. Closure 101-405
http://www.pchpress.com/local/1014059-1-06.html
PCH Press