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7/13/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday July 13, 2007

$3.7 million study on easing rail bottleneck OK'd
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_B_bcrossing12.4233e33.html
Press Enterprise

Agency hires engineers for I-215
http://tinyurl.com/328s2f
North County Times/Californian

Bill to lift ban on Wilshire subway clears U.S. Senate panel
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-wilshire13jul13,1,4623271.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
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=5874
Santa Monica Mirror

City wants Caltrans to clean up
http://tinyurl.com/27ly2p
Press Enterprise

Day 7: Drivers lower salary demand - Negotiator intended to jumpstart talks with OCTA to help end bus strike
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1762704.php
Orange County Register

Desert Highway Projects Receive $3 Million in Federal Transportation Spending Bill
http://tinyurl.com/2ypox6
Inland Empire News

Electric Buses - What is this that roareth thus? A cautionary technological tale from the past
http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9465026
The Economist

EPA Provides Smart Growth Assistance in Six States
http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=42203
WebWire

Europe's railways - A high-speed revolution
http://www.economist.com/business/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9441785
The Economist

For Parking Space, the Price Is Right at $225,000
http://snipurl.com/1o856
New York Times

House Repeals Wishire Subway Tunneling Ban
http://www.angelenic.com/construction/house-repeals-wilshire-subway-tunneling-ban/
Angelenic

Los Angeles — a subway runs through it (seriously)
http://tinyurl.com/3xredy
Victorville Daily Press

Los Angeles City Council backs state legislation for extension of Green Line to airport by 15 to 0
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/07/12/news_-_features/lax/l2.txt
The Argonaut

Managing the 1000s of Eyes in the Sky (transit security)
http://www.masstransitmag.com/web/online/Online-Exclusives/Managing-the-1000s-of-Eyes-in-the-Sky/5$3574
Mass Transit Magazine

NYC Transit Expansion Could Be Model for L.A.
http://www.scpr.org/news/stories/2007/07/12/00_ny_subway_071207.html
89.9 KPCC

O.C. bus strike enters 7th day; talks to continue over weekend
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/8485337.html
Daily Breeze

Officers target rail safety - Citations issued to violators at crossings after two deaths
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_6363630
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Riverside Transportation chief to retire at year's end
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-iebriefs13jul13,1,246132.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Sanbag urged to lobby for funds - Leaders ask agency to pick top projects for transportation money
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_6353957
San Bernardino Sun

San Bernardino and Beaumont transportation projects receive $1.5 million in Federal transportation spending
http://www.recordgazette.net/articles/2007/07/12/news/16news.txt
Record Gazette

Santa Monica Councilwoman Pam O'Connor takes center seat on Metro transit board
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2007/07/12/news_-_features/santa_monica/sm2.txt
The Argonaut

Senate panel lifts tunneling ban on L.A. subway
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/07/12/state/n162610D57.DTL&type=politics
San Francisco Chronicle

Streetcars could help alleviate congestion
http://tinyurl.com/ypehje
CSULB Daily 49er

Traffic hell is coming
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/07/traffic-hell-is.html
Los Angeles Times Bottleneck Blog

United will shift Palmdale times
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6363037
Daily News

Wilshire Subway Watch: U.S. Senate Undoes Ban
http://laist.com/2007/07/12/wilshire_subway_1.php
LAist