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7/31/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday July 31, 2007

2000 study predicted woes for Las Vegas Monorail
http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/nevada/2007/jul/29/072910720.html
Las Vegas Sun

Bus service promises life in the fast lane - Nonstop trips between L.A. and six other cities are to begin next week
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-numegabus31jul31,0,2152394.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Developing Sustainable Planned Communities
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2925&res=1440
Smart Growth Resource Library

Getting to the (Ventura County) Fair (see By Train)
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/jul/30/no-headline---nxxfcgettingtothefair30/
Ventura County Star

LA River Plan held up because of Steven Spielberg?
http://laist.com/2007/07/30/blame_traffic_o.php
LAist

Local traffic count method sought - Two on the council want L.A. planners to find more accurate ways to predict the effect of a raft of new building projects on roadways
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic31jul31,0,5559054.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Meter system may offer solution
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/2007/jul/30/natalie/
UCLA Daily Bruin

Metrolink train kills person lying on tracks
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-briefs31jul31,1,7430872.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Officials find hole-fixing fulfilling
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6503701
Daily News

On the Cusp Of Something Big - SPECIAL REPORT: An incorporation drive and development in East L.A. are signs of change
http://tinyurl.com/2ovqtm
Los Angeles Business Journal

Private Enterprise Participation in Planning and Service Delivery – Dear Colleague Letter
http://www.fta.dot.gov/news/colleague/news_events_7042.html
Federal Transit Administration

Public Transportation: Future Demand Is Likely for New Starts and Small Starts Programs, but Improvements Needed to the Small Starts Application Process
http://www.gao.gov/docsearch/abstract.php?rptno=GAO-07-917
Government Accountability Office

San Juan seeks more data on Highway 74 widening - The city has hired a law firm to examine Caltrans' plans and perhaps sue to require an environmental impact report
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ortega31jul31,1,1588973.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Sepulveda reversible lane through Mulholland Tunnel backed
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6503951
Daily News

Steve Westly: Time to clean up port pollution
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/300011.html
Sacramento Bee

Students urged to `Go Rio' - Transit agencies to offer free bus passes
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6482839
Whittier Daily News

SunLine Offering Free Bus Rides Monday
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=6859497&nav=menu191_2
KESQ 3 TV

Transportation Point – Winter 2007 Issue (Open Road Tolling, Transportation Projects, Transportation Projects)
http://www.hntb.com/news/transportationpoint.jsp?co=4&sub=2&companyid=0
HNTB

Truck dangers need regulation
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_6501584
Whittier Daily News

U.S. Congress blocks key transport initiative - Warns trilateral plan would open borders to 'alien invaders'
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=5c29e49c-293c-4bb4-9055-84e60c3c568c
Ottawa Citizen/Canada.com