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8/10/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday August 10, 2007

Airport Commission unanimously adopts 'Sustainability Vision and Principles'
http://tinyurl.com/3amgns
The Argonaut

Bay Area roads are new casualties in stalemate over state budget
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/08/10/MN7MRG1Q6.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Big Blue Bus and Santa Monica College revamp routes and launch service to new parking lot
http://tinyurl.com/2raneq
The Argonaut

Boxer says EPA stalling ports' air cleanup - At a hearing in L.A., the senator says the agency is delaying cleaner-fuel mandates for the benefit of the international shipping industry
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ports10aug10,1,7302070.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Bridge too far gone - The spotlight turns to deficiencies everyone would rather ignore
http://www.economist.com/world/na/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9621456
The Economist

BRT Improving the Environment - How 1-percent changes make a big difference
http://www.masstransitmag.com/print/Mass-Transit/BRT-Improving-the-Environment/1$3959
Mass Transit Magazine

Drivers need to pay attention - OUR VIEW: Beware of freeway hazards
http://origin.sbsun.com/opinions/ci_6588107
San Bernardino Sun

EPA gets blame for stalled port rules - Long Beach mayor tells panel at San Pedro hearing on bill that people are getting ill because of delay
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9081651.html
Daily Breeze

Funding roadways without new taxes
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/318281.html
Sacramento Bee

Gold Line Receives Funding Support
http://tinyurl.com/24l3zm
Arcadia Weekly

How to pay for US road and bridge repair? Some lawmakers put a hike in the gas tax on the table, but Bush dismissed the idea on Thursday
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0810/p03s01-usec.html
Christian Science Monitor

Infrastructure on Congress' to-do list - The collapse in Minneapolis spurs lawmakers to vow to push for billions more to upgrade the nation's transportation infrastructure
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/politics/la-na-congress9aug09,1,1351375.story?coll=la-news-politics-national
Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers raise issues on rail safety
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_6588707
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Metro forgets how the ADA works
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/08/09/metro-forgets-how-the-ada-works/
MetroRiderLA

New Study Could Help Change Carpool Lane PoliciesRestricting Carpool Lane Access Doesn't Improve Safety
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5550742
ABC 7 TV

New photo enforcement traffic signal at Manchester Avenue and Airport Blvd
http://tinyurl.com/2ox9le
The Argonaut

Other U.S. Subway Systems Rarely Close Due to Rain
http://www.nysun.com/article/60145
New York Sun

Pay-as-you-use highways - Rather than build more bridges to nowhere, switch to public-private financing
http://origin.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_6586106
Press Telegram