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Transportation Headlines for Saturday Nov. 4, 2006

33 Transportation Measures Worth More than $55 Billion on Ballots Nov. 7
Center For Transportation Excellence

California Conservatives Face Sticky Choice: Tax or Traffic (O.C. Measure M)

Field Poll: Infrastructure bonds on course for victory - Voters set to invest in transit, schools, housing and water
San Francisco Chronicle
Link to poll: (.pdf file)

Fill 'er up with hydrogen: SunLine bringing modern fuel station to valley
Desert Sun

FTA Accelerates Hydrogen Bus Development
California Hydrogen Fleets and Fueling

High-speed rail service derailed
USA Today

MTA Upgrades Service Between Downtown & Pasadena

Pasadena honored for `smart growth': Bogaard, also cited, says planners deserve credit
Pasadena Star News

Poll shows most voters back bonds in package
San Diego Union Tribune

S.F shows off bus rapid transit
San Francisco Examiner

Single-card Translink system finally set to roll - BAY AREA: After years of delays, program to let riders hop among transit systems with one pass gets final OK
Contra Costa Times

Slamming the brakes on highway fatalities; Whether automakers use roadside intelligence or on-board sensing, the ultimate safety goal is the same: eliminate accidents
Government Innovators Network - Harvard

Web Lets Washington Metro Riders See Train Times from Afar
Washington Post


Transportation Headlines for Friday Nov. 3, 2006

1.8-mile bike path section is launched
Daily News

California debt popular with voters, market

FAA: LAX Runways Lack Proper Safety Zones

Freeway closure on hold (I-15/I-215)
San Bernardino Sun

L.A., S.B. counties plan SANBAG bypass
Daily Bulletin

Ports get mobile radiation detectors: The devices will be used to check containers for nuclear materials as trucks leave the harbor,1,6998675.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Residents object to traffic devices: After two years of trying to get traffic-calming measures on Tujunga Avenue, some residents want them to be removed
Burbank Leader

Road closures: Filming for a new Bruce Willis action movie, "Live Free or Die Hard," will disrupt traffic south of Los Angeles International Airport,1,4606214.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Traffic project to ease the trip (signal synchronization)
Daily News


Transportation Headlines for Thursday Nov. 2, 2006

22 new red-light cameras coming to the Valley
Daily News

Beverly Hills Mass Transit Committee Town Hall Meeting Nov. 2
Westside Chronicle

Bike path to be upgraded between 62nd Avenue and Culver Boulevard
Argonaut Newspaper

City of High Rollers Has No Use for a Train Wreck (monorail)

County speeds freeway: Bypass of Sanbag may save 10 years
San Bernardino Sun

'Die Hard' filming rescheduled: Freeway shutdowns are set for later than first planned. Other roads affected as well.
Daily Breeze

Desert expressway pushed forward: San Bernardino County hopes to bypass SANBAG to build the new freeway
Press Enterprise

DOE Selects CA Team to Jumpstart E85 Ethanol Fueling Network
The Auto Channel

Residents object to traffic devices: After two years of trying to get traffic-calming measures on Tujunga Avenue, some residents want them to be removed
Burbank Leader

Shots Fired At 2 MTA Buses In Southwest L.A.

Southbound I-15 to be shut down at I-215
San Bernardino Sun

Stabilizing Bonds, Troubled Propositions: Two private polls show support stabilizing for the massive infrastructure bonds package pushed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democrats, although hardly at massive levels
Bill Bradley New West Notes


Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Nov. 1, 2006

Affordable housing bond asks voters for their vision of L.A.,1,4679658.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

First hybrid double decker bus unveiled
This is Local London

Hear Their Words, Make Your Choice On $20 Billion Taxpayer Debt Prop 1B For Port/Transportation Infrastructure
Long Beach Report

Hollywood plots freeway coverup: Leaders push a plan to enclose half a mile of the roadway in a tunnel and place a greenbelt on top,1,6833167.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MTA to put solar power to work at Carson depot
Daily Breeze

Prop 1B vital for port, say leaders: Bond would provide about $4 billion for L.B. area
Press Telegram

Senator Boxer Tells Mobility 21 Summit it's Time to "Craft a New Chapter in U.S. Transportation Policy"
All America Patriots

Toll highway taking shape: South Bay Expressway on track to open in June
San Diego Union Tribune

Top Schools For Urban Planners


Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Oct. 31, 2006

Boxer, Villaraigosa Support Props 1A And 1B

Cell Phones May Soon Be Used To Pay For BART Rides

San Francisco re-ups SAIC unit for 511
Washington Technology

Show of force in Edwards' skies: 'Center of our aeronautical universe'
Antelope Valley Press

Time For Something Lighter: Obesity, Transportation and Energy Use

Transit bond dreams take flight
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Transit spending goals a mixed bag
Daily News

Transit TV Regular Source of News, Weather for LA Commuters
Media Buyer Planner

Turning cell phones into BART tickets
Mercury News


Transportation Headlines for Monday Oct. 30, 2006

Can U.S. Handle 400 Million? How will the USA cope with unprecedented growth?
USA Today

Freeing the MTA Re: "Free at last" (Our Opinions, Oct. 26):
Daily News

Metrolink Travelers Expect Delays

Sprinter trains take first local trip (DMU)
North County Times/Californian

Transit funding measure gets widespread support
Pasadena Star News

Transit system proves its worth
Daily News


Transportation Headlines for Sunday Oct. 29, 2006

Ballot measures breakdown
Pasadena Star News

Bond measures: Because the stakes are so huge, four of five public works propositions on the ballot are deserving of approval,0,3167591.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Orange Line hastens mass-transit embrace
Daily News

Safe and sound: Orange Line shows the way to better mass transit
Daily News

Year-old Orange Line has the juice: 20,000 daily rides surpass all hopes
Daily News