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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday August 8, 2007

2 bright new articulated buses run on CNG (Santa Clarita Transit)
Daily News/Santa Clarita

Assessment of Local Models and Tools for Analyzing Smart-Growth Strategies
Transportation Research Board/CALTRANS

Bike plan to shape Oceanside future
North County Times/Californian

Caltrans completes study, says state's 69 bridges are OK
Daily Breeze

Death of a neighborhood - The dark side of “good” eminent domain,0,4647375.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Decade of Growth in Domestic Freight Rail and Truck Ton-Miles Continue to Rise
Transportation Research Board/U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

FTA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Environmental Impact and Related Procedures
Federal Transit Administration

Flexible access to carpool lanes safer, study finds - A finding that easing access results in fewer and less severe collisions fuels OCTA's plans,1,4856627.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Google Maps Street View hits LA; No Love for Valley, South LA

Heavier traffic a concern of mall neighbors
Daily News

It's not just bridges - Speak out on problems you've had with things government is supposed to be taking care of
Press Telegram

L.A. moves toward more N.Y-style downtown - New ordinance will allow denser, larger residential buildings. Some worry that affordable-housing incentives won't work,1,3577023.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Metro Launches New Vanpool ProgramCan Save Commuters Time and Money

Metro wants more drivers to hurry up and get in the van
Daily News

Rail car firm spurns L.A. for Philadelphia job site
Daily News

Road rage blog points finger at Angelenos
Pasadena Star News

SAFETEA-LU Planning: Illustrative Examples
Transportation Research Board/Federal Highway Administration

SF Transit Hub Would Be West Coast's Tallest Building

Soaring Designs Proposed For SF Transbay Terminal

A taller downtown L.A.? - Council passes affordable-housing strategy
Daily News

Transit-Oriented Development -- Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes
Transportation Research Board

U.S. agency steps into fray over transfersFederal authorities say SEPTA must analyze the effect that fare hikes would have on low-income riders
Philadelphia Inquirer

Ventura Boulevard Subway