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8/08/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday August 8, 2007

2 bright new articulated buses run on CNG (Santa Clarita Transit)
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_6568599
Daily News/Santa Clarita

Assessment of Local Models and Tools for Analyzing Smart-Growth Strategies
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7992
Transportation Research Board/CALTRANS

Bike plan to shape Oceanside future
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/08/07/news/coastal/2_03_518_6_07.txt
North County Times/Californian

Caltrans completes study, says state's 69 bridges are OK
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/8964612.html
Daily Breeze

Death of a neighborhood - The dark side of “good” eminent domain
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oew-welch7aug07,0,4647375.story?coll=la-opinion-center
Los Angeles Times

Decade of Growth in Domestic Freight Rail and Truck Ton-Miles Continue to Rise
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7990
Transportation Research Board/U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics

FTA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Environmental Impact and Related Procedures
http://tinyurl.com/39ynfj
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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool8aug08,1,4856627.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Google Maps Street View hits LA; No Love for Valley, South LA
http://laist.com/2007/08/07/google_maps_streetview_los_angeles.php
LAist

Heavier traffic a concern of mall neighbors
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6568811
Daily News

It's not just bridges - Speak out on problems you've had with things government is supposed to be taking care of
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_6567606
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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-downtown8aug08,1,3577023.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Metro Launches New Vanpool ProgramCan Save Commuters Time and Money
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5549422
ABC 7 TV

Metro wants more drivers to hurry up and get in the van
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6568266
Daily News

Rail car firm spurns L.A. for Philadelphia job site
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6568571
Daily News

Road rage blog points finger at Angelenos
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_6566033
Pasadena Star News

SAFETEA-LU Planning: Illustrative Examples
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7993
Transportation Research Board/Federal Highway Administration

SF Transit Hub Would Be West Coast's Tallest Building
http://www.nbc11.com/news/13838331/detail.html?rss=bay&psp=news
NBC 11 TV

Soaring Designs Proposed For SF Transbay Terminal
http://cbs5.com/local/local_story_219004752.html
CBS 5 TV

A taller downtown L.A.? - Council passes affordable-housing strategy
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_6568262
Daily News

Transit-Oriented Development -- Traveler Response to Transportation System Changes
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=7937
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
http://tinyurl.com/2m9a2p
Philadelphia Inquirer

Ventura Boulevard Subway
http://fadein.wordpress.com/2007/08/07/the-ventura-boulevard-subway/
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