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6/29/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 29, 2007

Alameda cargo levels rise 200% - Throughput jumps to more than 13,600 containers daily
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_6237156
Press Telegram

Bus service heads to the beach
http://tinyurl.com/26h4b2
North County Times/Californian

Caltrans Wraps up 29 Immediate Congestion Relief Projects; Gears up for $19.9 Billion in Longer-Term Assistance
http://tinyurl.com/2xrorq
Business Wire

FTA New Starts Program Assessment
http://www.fta.dot.gov/regional_offices_6916.html
Federal Transit Administration/Deloitte

‘Green L.A.’ Plan Announced by L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa; Endorsed by City Council and Environmental Leaders
http://tinyurl.com/2zqtcj
Metro Investment Report

LAWA Launches Palmdale Commercial Air Service, Supports United with Incentives
http://tinyurl.com/yrytoo
Metro Investment Report

Metro Board Member Yaroslavsky Proposes East-West Congestion Relief
http://tinyurl.com/2as9fa
Metro Investment Report

Metro's $3.1 billion budget OK'd - Despite approval, critics still seek repeal of Sunday's transit-fare hikes
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6256937
Daily News

MTA OKs study of Wilshire subway extension
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-subway29jun29,1,2693924.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New Blue Bus Routes, Fares
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=5781
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.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-meters29jun29,1,1060114.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
http://tinyurl.com/2g5bog
The Planning Report (TPR)

Placentia gets train horn relief - After upgrades along the rail tracks, the city gets a quiet zone designation next week
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-quiet29jun29,1,7236554.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Ports delay decision on port overhaul plan until September
http://tinyurl.com/23aqv2
Land Line Magazine

Residents flock to park-and-ride, shun the bus
http://tinyurl.com/yob2t7
Victorville Daily Press

State Gives SB Funds to Widen 101
http://www.dailynexus.com/article.php?a=14400
Santa Barbara Daily Nexus

Traffic Impact: Primary Concern With California Incline Project
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=5780
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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-hotlanes29jun29,1,6331815.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times