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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday July 11, 2007

2nd Wilshire subway corridor meeting to be July 17 in Beverly Hills
Southern California Transit Advocates

Banner Day on Global Warming in California: Senate Package Passes Assembly Committees, Including Two Bills Defeated Last Week
California Progress Report

Buena Park Metrolink station opening delayed - Added features and services mean grand opening will be perhaps in September
Orange County Register

Bus Rapid Transit Practitioner's Guide
Transportation Research Board

Curing the crossing - First steps to separate tracks up for vote
San Bernardino Sun

Design, Operation, And Safety Of At-Grade Crossings Of Exclusive Busways
Transportation Research Board

Financing Freight Improvements
Transportation Research Board

Fitch Downgrades Las Vegas Monorail, Nevada, to 'CC'; Outlook Negative
Business Wire

Get an update on the Expo light rail
Green L.A. Girl

Irvine OKs mass-transit system - Combination of streetcar and bus service would link Great Park and Irvine Spectrum by 2012
Orange County Register

Irvine OKs bus-rail project - The $280-million system will connect the Spectrum to the Irvine train station, the Great Park and nearby homes.,1,5586676.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Movie and Metrolink
Santa Clarita Signal

Needed by 2050: decked freeways, tunnels, tolls, trains,0,3822927.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices
Transportation Research Board

Sen. Lowenthal's Container Fee/"Port Investment" Bill Clears Ass'y Transportation Committee
Long Beach Report

Talks go on, but so does O.C. bus strike - A 25-hour bargaining session fails to produce results. Negotiations will resume today,1,166816.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Trails suggested to replace old rails Bernardino Sun