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Transportation Headlines for Thursday May 24, 2007

Civil Engineers Propose Infrastructure Action Plan
Western Builder

City (of Claremont) Encourages Biking To Work
Claremont Courier

Current MTA Improvements
What’s Wrong with L.A. Public Transportation

Fast track public transit
Pasadena Star News

Future Rail: The World's Fastest Trains

GE Unveils First Hybrid Road Locomotive
Demonstration Unit will Debut at GE’s Ecomagination Event in California
Business Wire

Half-speed ahead for bullet train - L.A., Bay Area on route, but San Diego, others dropped
Daily News

House passes gasoline gouging bill,1,6654837.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Join APTA in celebrating the Second Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21, 2007
American Public Transportation Association

L.A. County Metro board to consider increasing fares - One-way fares wouldn't change, but prices for day, month passes would go up
Press Telegram

Leaders in the Black Community urge MTA Board Members to Vote No on the Fare Hike Proposal
Damon Azali, Community Rights
Ericka Smith, S.C.O.P.E
Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Community Coalition
Reverend William M. Campbell, Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Bus Riders Union via YouTube

Los Angeles World Airports Receives Eleventh Consecutive Diamond Award in Nine Years for Employee Rideshare Program - Rideshare Program Saves 1,400 Vehicle Trips, 6.5 Million Commute Miles, 500,000 Gallons of Gasoline and 8 Million Pounds of Air Emissions Annually
Market Wire

Mayor Seeks Restored Transit Funding From State

MTA Board Considers Proposed Fare HikesFares Could Increase as Much as 60 percent

Metro Bus Crashes Into VehicleTwo People Remain in Critical Condition

MTA at a crossroads with fare decision,1,1951010.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MTA fare decision seen as pivotal,0,1266925.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

MTA Officials To Hold Meeting On Fare Hikes - Hearing Begins At 9 At MTA Headquarters

Oil Industry Says Biofuel Push May Hurt at Pump
New York Times

Possible L.A. subway system in works
UCLA Daily Bruin

Raise fares, not a ruckus: The MTA board needs to find the happy medium between too extreme plans,0,1501582.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Senate stalled on subway bill
Los Angeles Times Bottleneck Blog

Tipping-Point Shock - Confounding the Experts, A Poll Finds Prices Must Go Way Higher to Alter Driving
Washington Post

TriMet board considering fare increase
Portland Business Journal
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Union Pacific Reports Progress in Reducing Los Angeles Area Emissions
Yahoo! Finance

Villaraigosa heads to Sacramento, seeks transportation and anti-gang funds
Daily News

Woman recants murder-suicide allegation in Metrolink crash,1,275188.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times