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Transportation Headlines for Friday April 28, 2006

10 years show faint signs of progress on Malibu's highway
Malibu Times

2 bike paths still in ruins: Cyclists bemoan slow repair pace
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

3 intersection cameras set: Officials hoping to reduce deadly collisions
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

$567 million for 15% off some commutes: OCTA's plan to synchronize traffic signals means selling the $11.9 billion renewal of Measure M
Orange County Register

All aboard to Los Angeles? Not so fast: L.A.-Indio rail link promising, but do it right
Desert Sun

Ask Not for Whom the Toll Blows: San Diego wakes up, finds an Orange County freeway in its yard
OC Weekly

Commuters Face Soaring Prices at the Pump
San Fernando Sun

County pollution report is no breath of fresh air: Details show some improvements, but one official says "too many Californians are breathing too much bad air on too many days."
Daily Breeze

L.A. Authorities Brace for Huge Immigration Marches,1,5410715.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Is No.1 in Lung Association Survey of Polluted Air

Malibu bares anger at LNG meeting
Malibu Times

Metrolink Commuter Train Kills Woman
L.A Fire Dept. News and Information Blog

New Program Will Tow Disabled Cars At Rush Hour

Only 2 landings possible for San Diego airport search
North County Times/Californian

Pasadena Seeks Gold Line Support: Schiff and Dreier go for the gold (Foothill Extension)
Pasadena Independent

Project to quiet 60 Freeway: Caltrans will add car-pool lanes, sound walls
Whittier Daily News

Top 25 Towns For Clean And Dirty Air
CBS News

Turning to Mass Transportation


Transportation Headlines for Tuesday April 25, 2006

$12-Billion Plan Gets OCTA's OK: If the freeway, street and transit proposal receives approval from county and cities, it -- and sales tax hike -- will go to voters in November,1,5094480.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Another Record for State's Gasoline,1,5739484.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Board approves pollution fight (goods movement)
Press Telegram

Drivers switch to public transit
USA Today

High gasoline prices filling U.S. bus, train seats

MTA's Ridership Up With Gas Prices,1,1956956.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

OCTA halts Measure M brochures: Board members want to avoid the appearance of campaigning for a sales-tax extension
Orange County Register

Orange County Invests in Transportation Projects, Encouraging Higher-Density Housing
Metro Investment Report

Pasadena takes step to secure federal funding for Gold Line
Pasadena Star News

Passenger safety first: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a problem hiring and keeping bus drivers. The answer is simple, but it doesn't suit the agency's needs, just the public's
Pasadena Star News

Tired of $3 gas?: Bikestation Long Beach offers a thrifty and healthy alternative
Press Telegram

To Get Viewers In Its Seats, TNT Targets Bus Riders In Their Seats
Media Post

Twelve Canine Teams Graduate TSA's Explosives Detection Course
Yahoo! Finance


Transportation Headlines for Sunday April 23, 2006

Community reacts to county's sales-tax increase proposal (Santa Barbara Transportation Sales Tax Initiative)
Santa Maria Times

Completing the 210: Last 7 miles expected done by end of 2007
Daily Bulletin

County Links Transportation Tax Bills (Santa Barbara Transportation Sales Tax Initiative)
UCSB Daily Nexus

Drivers Face `Tough Summer,' Bush Says: Visiting California on Earth Day, the president laments gas prices while promoting biofuel and `wise' refinery growth,1,252135.story?coll=la-headlines-nation
Los Angeles Times

Fund roads to the ports: Governor and lawmakers must give this priority
Press Telegram

Inland Empire leaders gather for glimpse into future
Daily Bulletin

President touts hydrogen-powered cars
Press Telegram

Southland Gas Prices Soar To Record Highs (Includes Metro ridership)

State Transportation Commission Sets Priorities in Absence of Bond & Prop 42 Funds (requires subscription for online access)
Metro Investment Report

Study: Inland Empire life quality tops L.A.
Daily Bulletin