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Transportation Headlines for Friday July 13, 2007

$3.7 million study on easing rail bottleneck OK'd
Press Enterprise

Agency hires engineers for I-215
North County Times/Californian

Bill to lift ban on Wilshire subway clears U.S. Senate panel,1,4623271.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

CAUTION: gridlock! Letters from local officials and others regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the California Incline project show a pervasive concern about the project’s potential impact on traffic
Santa Monica Mirror

City wants Caltrans to clean up
Press Enterprise

Day 7: Drivers lower salary demand - Negotiator intended to jumpstart talks with OCTA to help end bus strike
Orange County Register

Desert Highway Projects Receive $3 Million in Federal Transportation Spending Bill
Inland Empire News

Electric Buses - What is this that roareth thus? A cautionary technological tale from the past
The Economist

EPA Provides Smart Growth Assistance in Six States

Europe's railways - A high-speed revolution
The Economist

For Parking Space, the Price Is Right at $225,000
New York Times

House Repeals Wishire Subway Tunneling Ban

Los Angeles — a subway runs through it (seriously)
Victorville Daily Press

Los Angeles City Council backs state legislation for extension of Green Line to airport by 15 to 0
The Argonaut

Managing the 1000s of Eyes in the Sky (transit security)$3574
Mass Transit Magazine

NYC Transit Expansion Could Be Model for L.A.
89.9 KPCC

O.C. bus strike enters 7th day; talks to continue over weekend
Daily Breeze

Officers target rail safety - Citations issued to violators at crossings after two deaths
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Riverside Transportation chief to retire at year's end,1,246132.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Sanbag urged to lobby for funds - Leaders ask agency to pick top projects for transportation money
San Bernardino Sun

San Bernardino and Beaumont transportation projects receive $1.5 million in Federal transportation spending
Record Gazette

Santa Monica Councilwoman Pam O'Connor takes center seat on Metro transit board
The Argonaut

Senate panel lifts tunneling ban on L.A. subway
San Francisco Chronicle

Streetcars could help alleviate congestion
CSULB Daily 49er

Traffic hell is coming
Los Angeles Times Bottleneck Blog

United will shift Palmdale times
Daily News

Wilshire Subway Watch: U.S. Senate Undoes Ban