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Transportation Headlines for Friday June 29, 2007

Alameda cargo levels rise 200% - Throughput jumps to more than 13,600 containers daily
Press Telegram

Bus service heads to the beach
North County Times/Californian

Caltrans Wraps up 29 Immediate Congestion Relief Projects; Gears up for $19.9 Billion in Longer-Term Assistance
Business Wire

FTA New Starts Program Assessment
Federal Transit Administration/Deloitte

‘Green L.A.’ Plan Announced by L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa; Endorsed by City Council and Environmental Leaders
Metro Investment Report

LAWA Launches Palmdale Commercial Air Service, Supports United with Incentives
Metro Investment Report

Metro Board Member Yaroslavsky Proposes East-West Congestion Relief
Metro Investment Report

Metro's $3.1 billion budget OK'd - Despite approval, critics still seek repeal of Sunday's transit-fare hikes
Daily News

MTA OKs study of Wilshire subway extension,1,2693924.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New Blue Bus Routes, Fares
Santa Monica Mirror

No coins required; these parking meters take credit - As part of a pilot project, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills install 30 of the high-tech devices.,1,1060114.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Outgoing TPR Editor Offers Insights Gained from Covering Southern California Public Policy - Former editor of TPR Josh Stephens offers his insight on the luminaries, ideas, and challenges driving public policy in Southern California
The Planning Report (TPR)

Placentia gets train horn relief - After upgrades along the rail tracks, the city gets a quiet zone designation next week,1,7236554.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Ports delay decision on port overhaul plan until September
Land Line Magazine

Residents flock to park-and-ride, shun the bus
Victorville Daily Press

State Gives SB Funds to Widen 101
Santa Barbara Daily Nexus

Traffic Impact: Primary Concern With California Incline Project
Santa Monica Mirror

Will gridlocked L.A. heed this toll call? County transit leaders agree to develop plans for toll roads within the next three years,1,6331815.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times