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Transportation Headlines for Friday June 9, 2006

Avenue S corridor open, ready to ease commuters' daily grind
Antelope Valley Press

Bus fares might not stop with the dime - OMNITRANS: The agency raises each trip by 10 cents. An analysis will likely change that rate
Riverside Press Enterprise

California Transportation Commission Allocates Nearly $1 Billion in New Transportation Funding: Total Transportation Dollars Reach a Record $4.2 Billion for 2005-06 Fiscal Year
Yahoo! Finance

City agrees to explore high-speed rail: Council OKs memorandum of understanding with Las Vegas company
Victorville Daily Press

Funds OK'd for freeway upgrades
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

High speed rail proposal given second life
One Bakersfield

Los Angeles: City Councilman Bill Rosendahl appointed to airport authority
Argonaut Newspaper

Palmdale celebrates wider Avenue S corridor
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Redlands gets $68,300 grant for trail
Redlands Daily Facts


Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 8, 2006

50-Year-Old Interstate System Decaying Too Fast for Fixes
Newshouse News Service

FTA, Implicit Purchase Pooling Solutions to recruit for pilot program
Metro Magazine

Google may map Honolulu transit
Honolulu Advertiser

Los Angeles moves closer to paperless fare system
Metro Magazine

Measure A Defeat Upsets Plans For BART Extension

Metrolink: 1 million riders in May
Orange County Register

November initiatives could face skepticism from weary voters (bond initiatives)
Mercury News

Prop. 81, 82 Defeats Make Fall Bonds a Tough Sell,1,6967523.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Railroad operators, AQMD going to court over emissions
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Soundwall Study Almost Over (210 Freeway)
La Canada Valley Sun

Transportation: Napa, Solano voters rejecting a sales tax
San Francisco Chronicle


Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 7, 2006

Freeway lane re-striping to close I-5 near Buena Park
Orange County Register

Maryland Deploying Explosives Detecting Ticket Vending Machines
Mass Transit

MTA Aims to Help Motorists Get Over the Pump: The agency's `Free Yourself' ad campaign encourages drivers dealing with high gas prices to try public transit.,1,4515059.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Rail Modernization: It's Not Your Father's Rail Vehicle
Mass Transit

SPECIAL REPORT: Alternative Fuel Suppliers
Mass Transit

Transportation Enterprise: In Denver mass transportation isn't just a public service, it's a business
Mass Transit

TriMet feels its own squeeze: With fares up and service down, agency must proceed with caution to keep riders from returning to cars
Portland Tribune

Underpass project under way: Industry traffic delays prompted construction (Alameda Corridor East)
Whittier Daily News


Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 6, 2006

Airport agency approves budget: Los Angeles Airport commissioners are planning three major projects in a $1.2 billion spending plan
Daily Breeze

Caltrans Debuts New Web Site in Recognition of Upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Interstate

First day of Metrolink weekend service draws 680 O.C. riders
Orange County Register

Gas stations roll out TV at pump
Daily News

L.A. Gets Tough on Parked Cars on Major Streets: Villaraigosa launches a team of officers and tow trucks to remove vehicles in restricted areas during rush hours. Wilshire is first,1,7656208.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach Transit offers cheaper commute
Press Telegram

MTA Signs Contract To Operate Smart-Card Services

Transit Officials Urge Drivers to Dump the Pump Thursday
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Vote Sets Up a Dogfight Over Use of Air Station: San Diego officials endorse putting a civilian airport at Miramar,1,2094942.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Work begins on ACE project: Brea Canyon Road getting underpass
San Gabriel Valley Tribune


Transportation Headlines for Monday June 5, 2006

Colton facility switching track: Rail yard to use unmanned locomotives
San Bernardino Sun

FibroLAN Fiber-optic Networking Technology Deployed by Los Angeles MTA; New System Improves Anti-Terror and Security Monitoring in 70 Stations

The Next Big Neighborhood?; Nearly a Dozen Projects Are Bubbling Around Once-Sleepy Chinatown
LA Downtown News

Transportation Authority signs ACS for smart card service center
Los Angeles Business

Voters back bond measures set for November ballot
Mercury News