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Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 21, 2007

BART to give out free $5 tickets today
San Francisco Chronicle

Commuters encouraged to 'dump the pump' - National event to promote conservation and public transportation.
Orange County Register

Council Approves “Principles” that Will Shape Santa Monica
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Council Fears SM Plans For California Incline
Palisadian Post

Downtown revitalization going ahead - Pedestrian-friendly hub aims to interest 20-somethings
Antelope Valley Press

Dump The Pump Day: New Metro Bus Lines Announced

Event seeks to lure drivers to public transit,1,1930716.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Investigators: Crossing Arm Did Not Malfunction During Fatal Car-Train Collision

La Habra wins grant for new biking trails
Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Backs State's High-Speed Train System
Yahoo! Finance

Metro fare hikes protested – Bus riders latch onto issue at hearing on budget
Daily News

MTA hikes fair
Pasadena Star News

MTA To Launch 4 New Rapid, Rapid Express Bus Lines

My Third M T A Bus Adventure
Valley News

Nothing seems right in cars - How do you "get people out of their cars" and, if you can't do that, will Smart Growth plans accomplish anything other than increasing traffic? All this week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities,0,6339844.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Southern California Leads Nation in Global Trade - China, Japan, South Korea rank as region’s Top Three trading partners
CalTrade Report

State tries to free up car-pool lanes; California's hybrid policy triggers federal requirement to keep lanes open
North County Times/Californian

Survey targeting Highway 101 traffic - Caltrans seeking data about drivers' habits
Ventura County Star

TransitChek Vouchers Renamed Commuter Check(R) Vouchers
Yahoo! Finance