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9/28/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday September 28, 2007

Blue Bus Breaks Ground
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=6325
Santa Monica Mirror

Bus drivers union sets strike date for Omnitrans
http://tinyurl.com/2wcsqt
Press Enterprise

CARB unveils $1 billion plan to reduce emissions California plans to spend beaucoup bucks cleaning up the state’s air, especially in southern California
http://tinyurl.com/2ugsmv
Land Line

Dozing in the Slow Lane - Who are the leaders who can get Los Angeles moving again?
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=6244&IssueNum=225
L.A. City Beat

Drivers to pay for pushing it - Council OKs red light cameras eight years after rejecting them
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/092707.pdf (.pdf)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Hwy. 118 accidents drop 19% - Increased patrol credited for decline; officials say more needs to be done
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/27/hwy-118-accidents-drop-19/
Ventura County Star

Hybrid Flexcars Arrive, Students Eager to Get Behind Wheel
http://www.tsl.pomona.edu/?page=news&article=2547&issue=86
Pomona College Student Life

Industry groups hit ports' truck plan - Proposal aimed at reducing diesel emissions is called an economic threat and anti-competitive
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/10099991.html
Daily Breeze

LNG hearings coming up
http://www.malibutimes.com/articles/2007/09/26/news/news6.txt
Malibu Times

Large transit-oriented development OKd for North Hollywood - The NoHo Art Wave will have a mix of housing, retail and office space
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta28sep28,1,5031211.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to Enter Exclusive Negotiations with Lowe Enterprises for Major North Hollywood Development
http://tinyurl.com/2j8dpu
Business Wire

Metro Board of Directors Authorizes $455 Million for Wide Array of Transportation Improvements
http://www.metro.net/news_info/press/metro_179.htm
Metro

Mixed-use project near transit hub moves ahead
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_7020924
Daily News

OCTA Approves New Contract With Mechanics And Service Workers - Collective bargaining agreement is worth $56.8 million over three years
http://tinyurl.com/342aa4
Orange County Transportation Authority

On the road: Caltrans does drive-bys with a camera
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1724
Capitol Weekly

Pimp our Trolleys - Council looks to add more flavor to proposed fleet of retro wagons
http://www.smdp.com/site/archives/092707.pdf (.pdf)
Santa Monica Daily Press

SANBAG adjusts projects
http://www.highlandnews.net/articles/2007/09/27/news/04sanbag.txt
Highland News

San Diego joins opposition of toll road extension - More than 12 cities or counties disapprove of its route, which cuts through San Onofre park and wetlands
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tollroad27sep27,1,3061035.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Ships are top port polluters - Officials are looking to create clean-air program by next year
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070927/news_1m27port.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Statement of James S. Simpson, Administrator re: Small Starts
http://www.fta.dot.gov/news/testimony/news_events_7230.html
Federal Transit Administration

Train horns starting to go silent - Quiet Zone takes in 5 Pomona crossings
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_6998907?source=most_emailed
Daily Bulletin

Video part of Metrolink security - About half of county's Metrolink stations will be outfitted with surveillance cameras as part of a $ 6 million project
http://www.ocregister.com/news/orange-cameras-stations-1852592-county-project
Orange County Register

Wilshire Subway Extension: Two Cents Needed
http://fadein.wordpress.com/2007/09/25/wilshire-subway-extension-two-cents-needed/
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