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Transportation Headlines for Thursday August 16, 2007

Board may hike bus fares, cut transfers - Transit agency faces $9.2 million shortfall
San Diego Union Tribune

Boxer says state needs tougher look at bridges - The senator urges transportation officials to produce a clear assessment of immediate repair needs,1,2756104.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

California's Boxer sees bridge problem - The senator criticizes a Caltrans official who suggests engineering language creates a false sense of urgency
Daily Breeze

Cargo fee stalled on budget impasse - Proposal for $30 container charge awaits resolution of legislative deadlock
Press Telegram

City Council Approves Bus-Only Lane On Wilshire

Council OKs 10 new gates at LAX - The $1.2-billion facilities would handle new jumbo jets and international traffic,1,1371723.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Federal Transit Security Funding Legislation Authorizes $3.4 Billion
Telematics Journal

Greuel, Weiss urge traffic plan
Daily News

L.A. officials seek relief from overly congested roads - With near-gridlock squeezing Los Angeles motorists, city officials called for development of a strategic plan to try to ease the problems
Daily Breeze

LAX called `challenged' at best
Daily News

Los Angeles City Council to hear plans for airport - Gates that can accommodate larger aircraft are among the new terminal proposals.
Daily Breeze

Railway aims to add track through Cajon Pass
Press Enterprise

SanBAG appoints new director
San Bernardino Sun

Signal fixes get the green light - City Council approves $6 million in upgrades to help bring relief to traffic-weary residents on the Westside. More action is planned,1,1774107.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Stability key trait in newly appointed SANBAG chief
Press Enterprise

Third rail will ease train bottleneck in the pass
Victorville Daily Press

Transit system would cost $280 million - Streetcar-bus line to serve Great Park, Irvine Spectrum
Orange County Register

Two hospitalized in Orange Line crash
Daily News