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9/19/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 19, 2007

60-minute mile - Drivers' commuting times get longer and longer
http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_6929551?source=most_viewed
Daily Bulletin

Angelenos stuck in gridlock for 72 extra hours each year - Study finds rush hour worst in L.A.
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6932354
Daily News
Link to full report: http://mobility.tamu.edu/ums/

California seen as model for traffic relief in U.S.
http://www.mercurynews.com/traffic/ci_6935027
Mercury News

Cash in on the rebuilding boom - States and cities will spend billions to beef up bridges, roads, utility lines, and other aging infrastructure in coming years
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2007/10/01/100353720/
CNN Money

Clean trucks won't hinder Port
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_6922630
Press Telegram

Debate intensifies over Nevada rail projects (California-Nevada Maglev)
http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/debate-intensifies-over-nevada-rail-projects-2007-09-18.html
The Hill

'Desperate' advertising: Parking stripes hot new way to get the word out
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_6922671?source=most_viewed
Daily News

Federal Judge Tosses Calif Global Warming Lawsuit Against Automakers
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=3615986
ABC News

Letters to the editor - Re "Unclogging carpool lanes is a priority," Sept. 12
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday16sep16,0,6148064.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

MTA Raises Prices, Empties Wallets
http://tinyurl.com/387mxm
L.A. Valley College Star

No surprise, our traffic is the worst in U.S. - National report released Tuesday confirmed that the region's clogged traffic costs drivers an average of 72 hours a year
http://www.ocregister.com/news/traffic-year-hours-1847936-billion-drivers
Orange County Register

Officials study future of three rail crossings - County concerned about safety along Highway 118
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/19/officials-study-future-of-three-rail-crossings/
Ventura County Star

Santa Monica Developer Proposes Major Project in West LA
http://tinyurl.com/2vvevh
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

S.F. studying congestion pricing to ease traffic, promote transit
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/09/19/MNKJS8LM4.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Still the reigning champ of traffic delays - Motorists in Los Angeles and Orange counties wasted an average of 72 hours in rush-hour congestion in 2005. But the Inland Empire and the Ventura area are gaining ground
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic19sep19,0,7590679.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Streetcar's Unfortunate Acronym Seems Here to Stay
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/332081_slut18.html
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Titan Group Bringing $1.2B Transit Village to El Monte CA
http://www.costar.com/News/Article.aspx?id=1294EA238585A33D5728F5304388B622
CoStar Group

Traffic Congestion Is Getting Worse, Study Says
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/18/nyregion/18cnd-commute.html?hp
New York Times

Traffic congestion worsening in the county, study says
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2007/sep/19/traffic-congestion-worsening-in-the-county-study/
Ventura County Star