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5/29/2007

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
http://www.planningreport.com/tpr/?module=displaystory&story_id=1246&format=html
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)
http://www.metroinvestmentreport.com/mir/?module=displaystory&story_id=422&format=html
Metro Investment Report

Cities say: Come on and take a free ride
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-05-28-nofares_N.htm
USA Today

Coronado's electric cars enjoying life in the fast lane
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070529/news_1n29ecars.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Cracks in 210 planning lead to shaky finish
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_6007879
Daily Bulletin

High Fuel Costs Changing Driving Habits for Some Americans
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=6064&state=52
Smart Growth Online

How to pay for transit services - Re "MTA approves steep hikes for bus, rail fares," May 25
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-tuesday29.2may29,0,2871248.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Midday Bus Service to Union Station Planned
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=48715&format=html
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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-me-freeway29may29,1,462586.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

SANBAG looks forward to logistics funds - Victorville wants its Proposition 1B applications heard separately
http://www.vvdailypress.com/news/sanbag_1201___article.html/project_projects.html
Victorville Daily Press

Station? No, art depot – Recently refurbished, it was built in 1915 as the Pacific Electric freight-train
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_6010418
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.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gas29may29,1,6543134.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

UITP Transport & Mobility Congress and Exhibition – in search for a better urban transport
http://www.railway-market.pl/?p=wiecej&id=1950
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.
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6008216
Whittier Daily News