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Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 3, 2006

411 on 511: How This Advanced Traveler Information System Complements and Competes with TDM" Netconference
University of South Florida, National Center for Transit Research

'Blood Alley' getting cleanup: Major closures expected along Highway 138
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Boy, 13, Awarded $112K In Green Line Accident

Ground broken for freeway widening project (SR 23)
The Acorn

Group advocates clean-running school buses
San Bernardino Sun

HP cuts back on telecommuting: Some Key Workers Will Have To Come To Office Or Find New Jobs
Mercury News

LAX To Study Airline Traffic To Relieve Congestion

Mayor Revives Airport Panel in Bid to Divert Traffic From LAX: Group hopes to avoid old stumbling blocks in dealing with expected surge in air passengers,1,2467506.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink opens weekend routes: Commuter railway today begins Saturday service on Orange County Line; Sunday runs begin in July
Orange County Register

New Way To Pay On Tap For Subway (smart card)
New York Post

NY MTA To Test New Smart-Card Technology On Subways

Road widening to close car-pool lanes: Lane closures along the Riverside (91) and Santa Ana (I-5) freeways to last four years
Orange County Register

Searching for Parking? Try Online,70826-0.html?tw=wn_technology_2

Wireless Internet link explored for Coaster: Transit committee urges seeking bids
San Diego Union Tribune


Transportation Headlines for June 2, 2006

10% reduction in America's oil use in 10-12 years (electrified rail and bus, biking)
Energy Bulletin

$80.6 million to battle terror: Money to come from HSA funds
Daily News

90% Federal Funding Available to Transit Agency Participants in Internet-Based FTA Pilot Program
Yahoo! Finance

Bike trail planned from Colton to SB still on hold
San Bernardino Sun

FRA Promotes Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety and Trespass Prevention with Grant to Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

LAEDC Launches "Not In My Backyard" Education Campaign
Yahoo! Finance

L.A./LB Area Rates #2 Nationwide On Fed'l Homeland Security Dept. "Risk & Effectiveness Based Approach" To Allocating Fed'l Anti-Terrorism Funds
Long Beach Report

Mayor Villaraigosa to Announce Plans to Re-Activate Southern California Regional Airport Authority
Yahoo! Finance

MTA turns to more ads for revenue
Pasadena Star News

Road rage survey cites LA among the worst

Roundtable Discussion: The California Environmental Quality Act

Transportation Hope - the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission
American Daily

Woman Struck, Killed By Metrolink Train


Transportation Headlines for Wednesday May 31, 2006

Bus fare increase considered: With gas prices up, Monterey-Salinas Transit looks at 25-cent transfer charge
Monterey County Herald

Bus Rapid Transit - BRT newsLane: Vol. 5, Number 1
Transportation Research Board

'Clean-Diesel' Locomotives Coming to Los Angeles/Long Beach Ports in 2007
Yahoo! Finance

Gaining speed: Contractors board transportation sector for booming ride
Washington Technology

Guide To Transportation's Role In Public Health Disasters
Transportation Research Board

High gas prices get many more drivers on bus
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Hydrogen Bus Source: May 2006
Transportation Research Board/CalStart

National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) Journal of Public Transportation: Vol. 9, Issue 2
University of South Florida

Natural Gas Station
Santa Monica Mirror

Oregon may get some mileage out of fee experiment: The innovative, high-tech exploration of making drivers pay for when and where they go may make cents as states look to wean themselves from the gas tax.
Denver Post

Roads In America - The Worst And The Best
American Chronicle

Waiting at the docks By Antonio Villaraigosa and Rusty Hammer (goods movement)
Washington Times


Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 30, 2006

Gas rage sweeps across U.S. as prices drop
San Bernardino Sun

Getting to know other Angelenos worth the bus trip
Daily News

Happy to swap gas bill for few days with MTA
Daily News

Making it count: Cities may opt for new pedestrian signals: As more signals that flash the seconds remaining to cross the street come to the area, officials remain divided on their value
Daily Breeze

Orange Line wasn't as juicy as it seemed
Daily News

Ticketing will begin for red-light violators in Baldwin Park
Whittier Daily News

Costs double as Translink system idles (Bay Area smart card)
Contra Costa Times


Transportation Headlines for Monday May 29, 2006

California Incline Bridge Finally Being Replaced
Canyon News

FlyAway service: Union Station to L.A. International
Antelope Valley Press

L.A. ready for 2016 Olympic Games
Whittier Daily News

Long Beach Airport Terminal: Costs Top $158 Million
Long Beach Gazette

Segway sets course for stock market: Niche markets breathing new life into electric, self-balancing scooter

Start Thinking About Pedestrians
LA Downtown News

Transit agencies set good example (Foothill and Montebello Transit)
Whittier Daily News

Union Pacific to test anti-pollution technology


Transportation Headlines for Sunday May 28, 2006

Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash in Northridge, Involving a MTA Bus

Hovercraft surfacing again: $1.6 billion hovercraft plan again testing the water despite never quite landing as alternative for commuters
Inside Bay Area

New car-pool lane set for testing: Tryout period for lanes with no fixed entry-exit points is expected once improvements to 22 Freeway are done
Orange County Register

TIMES PAST: Transit union calls off 25-day strike -May 28, 1946,1,5086771.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

What Is the Future of Los Angeles? By Thom Maynel, Morphosis, Santa Monica