Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 2, 2007

California's governor impressed by privatization he sees in Canada - As his push for that goal flags at home, Schwarzenegger sees one of many such projects to the north
Los Angeles Times

Clean air plan OKd by Southland regulators: If fully implemented, fireplace use could be severely restricted. Several officials express reservations about those parts of the proposal
Los Angeles Times

Fashion District Opens Cheap Parking
L.A. Downtown News

Foothill Transit may increase fares
Whittier Daily News

How to reduce gas pains - Should we allow gasoline prices to continue rising in order to reduce fossil fuel use? Tom Tanton of the Institute for Energy Research and Judy Dugan of the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights debate the politics, economics and secrets of rising energy costs
Los Angeles Times

LAX's north runways need to be moved apart, studies say - Airport officials cite safety concerns in seeking to push the north side farther out. Some political leaders criticize the reports
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles' FlyAway bus service adds Westside stop (and raises fares)
Los Angeles Times

Plan sets goals to reduce air pollution: Proposal targets factories, wood-burning fireplaces
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Steve Scauzillo: No joke: Traffic is killing us
Whittier Daily News

Victorville City Councilman Mike Rothschild has successfully lobbied San Bernardino County’s regional transportation agency to endorse a state Senate bill to eliminate environmental impact reports on some freeway interchange and overpass work
Victorville Daily Press