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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 29, 2007

Architect Johannes van Tilburg on Housing, Mixed Use, and Good Urban Planning -
With 20,000 units under development, VTBS Principal Johannes van Tilburg describes the evolution of L.A. housing types and their impact on the life of city
The Planning Report

Caltrans Begins Study of 710 Extension: Controversy Vs. Connectivity
District Director Doug Failing discusses plans to go underground to fill in the final gap in the region's freeway system. (subscription required)
Metro Investment Report

Cities say: Come on and take a free ride
USA Today

Coronado's electric cars enjoying life in the fast lane
San Diego Union Tribune

Cracks in 210 planning lead to shaky finish
Daily Bulletin

High Fuel Costs Changing Driving Habits for Some Americans
Smart Growth Online

How to pay for transit services - Re "MTA approves steep hikes for bus, rail fares," May 25,0,2871248.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Midday Bus Service to Union Station Planned
Santa Clarita Signal

MTA fears a bottleneck at O.C. line - More 405 lanes in south would cause a mess in L.A. County, officials warn. Experts say agencies need to be on the same page,1,462586.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

SANBAG looks forward to logistics funds - Victorville wants its Proposition 1B applications heard separately
Victorville Daily Press

Station? No, art depot – Recently refurbished, it was built in 1915 as the Pacific Electric freight-train
Daily Bulletin

Travelers resigned to record high gas price: Facing the Southland's highest holiday weekend fuel prices ever, travelers cut costs in other ways but still hit the road.,1,6543134.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

UITP Transport & Mobility Congress and Exhibition – in search for a better urban transport
Railway Market

U.S. comes in last in mpg race - THE United States is last in the industrialized world when it comes to auto fuel efficiency. In this country of innovation, we're behind Japan, Europe, China, Australia and Canada.
Whittier Daily News