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8/17/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday August 17, 2007

19 minutes to drive just one mile of Wilshire...
http://laist.com/2007/08/16/19_minutes_to_d.php
LAist

Bridge's opening marked by ceremony
http://tinyurl.com/2shpwe
Ventura County Star

Bridge projects difficult to fund
http://tinyurl.com/3dt7oa
Ventura County Star

Easing Congestion on LA’s West Side: Too Little Too Late?
http://www.kcrw.com/news/programs/ww/ww070816easing_congestion_on
KCRW/Which Way L.A.

Federal Administration Out In SEPTA Dispute
http://tinyurl.com/3x3xa6
Evening Bulletin

LAX `extremely challenged' - Airport exec: Facility unable to cope with shutdown
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_6635013
Whittier Daily News

Metro Goes Pepsi
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/08/15/metro-goes-pepsi/
MetroRiderLA

Mexico plans to send trucks across border this month
http://tinyurl.com/2rqrx4
Land Line

Mexico yanks a roadblock to developing port-rail plan
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/mexico/20070816-9999-1b16colonet.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Movie wraps 105 Fwy - Drivers bound for El Segundo, LAX this weekend should expect delays
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_6645056
Press Telegram

MTA's dream map gets darker
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/08/mtas-dream-map-.html
Los Angeles Times/Bottleneck Blog

MTA long on projects, but short on funds - The agency's vision for roads and rail is ambitious, but funding will be scarce, director tells the board
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-transportation17aug17,1,3925595.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

OCTA celebrates 35 years with longtime customers
http://www.dailypilot.com/articles/2007/08/16/politics/dpt-octa16.txt
Daily Pilot

Plans for Highway 138 scaled back
http://www.avpress.com/n/16/0816_s10.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Port of L.A. is making `green' its byword - Commission calls for all its buildings to be "environmentally responsible."
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9214296.html
Daily Breeze

Roads at LAX get prettier, faster - Millions will go to beautify Century Boulevard and improve area traffic flow
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/9214286.html
Daily Breeze

Running On Empty - Drivers seek benefits and financial support for Cleans Trucks Program
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6012&IssueNum=219
L.A. City Beat

San Jacinto lays out Highway 79 improvement plan
http://tinyurl.com/33p85a
Press Enterprise

Subsidizing Pollution: LB/L.A. Lawmakers Alan Lowenthal & Betty Karnette Pushed Industry-Backed Bill Exempting High-Polluting Ship "Bunker Fuel" From CA Sales/Use Tax
http://www.lbreport.com/news/aug07/bunk07.htm
Long Beach Report

Tolls, Congestion Pricing Face Drivers in Five U.S. Cities
http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/aug2007/2007-08-15-02.asp
Environment News Service

Tolls, hikes in taxes, fares may lie ahead - Transit, highway projects designed for future L.A.
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6644705
Daily News

Transportation Secretary Discusses Concerns About National Infrastructure
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/transportation/july-dec07/infrastructure_08-15.html
PBS

Turbulence at LAX - A summertime systems failure at the airport is part of a dangerous pattern of neglect
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-lax16aug16,0,7797634.column?coll=la-opinion-leftrailLos Angeles Times