11/16/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday November 16, 2008

Beverly Boulevard bridge to reopen Dec. 5
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7476615
Whittier Daily News

Big rigs roll again where fiery pileup killed 3
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7476488
Daily News

Divvy up funds or divide the state? Re "We deserve more," editorial Nov. 7
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-thursday15nov15,0,7938304.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Drivers ask city to avert strike - Dial-a-Ride, ARTS buses may be affected
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_7477216
Pasadena Star News

Expected completion of Lincoln Blvd. Phase One construction 'in about six months' too long for local commuters
http://tinyurl.com/2y9jqw
The Argonaut

Foothill Transit to increase fares Jan. 1st
http://tinyurl.com/yqu4q2
Foothill Transit

Gasoline prices rise for 11th consecutive week
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_7481022
Daily News

Gov. Schwarzenegger says California won't back down from auto lawsuit
http://tinyurl.com/2ooylh
International Herald Tribune

Gov. Schwarzenegger Promotes Alternative Fuel Vehicles at the Annual L.A. Auto Show
http://www.fuelcellcarnews.com/News/111507c.asp
Fuel Cell Car News

Grade Separation Program: An Unchanged Budget and Project Allocation Levels Established More Than 30 Years Ago May Discourage Local Agencies From Taking Advantage of the Program
http://www.bsa.ca.gov/pdfs/reports/2007-106.pdf (.pdf)
California State Auditor

Kettle talks transit - New transportation official on traffic, commuter rail and the road ahead
http://www.vcreporter.com/article.php?id=5417&IssueNum=150
Ventura County Reporter

Long Beach Port Traffic Declines
http://tinyurl.com/34clsl
Los Angeles Business Journal

Marina Fwy connectors to San Diego Fwy will be closed some dates through December 7th
http://tinyurl.com/yua9sb
The Argonaut

New Big Blue Bus customer service center opened Nov. 12
http://tinyurl.com/2b7s72
The Argonaut

Outside eastbound lane on Interstate 10 opens
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_7470510
Redlands Daily Facts

Road, transit money pinched, as state revises STIP estimates for budget year
http://www.capitolweekly.net/article.php?xid=woqd9nqlhr4kn0
Capitol Weekly

Seeking input on Metro project (Eastside Phase II)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7420251
Whittier Daily News

S.F. to test double-decker bus
http://tinyurl.com/ytujxa
San Francisco Chronicle

Snack shop set to open at historic San Bernardino depot
http://tinyurl.com/2399nb
Press Enterprise

State moves to cut port emissions - Los Angeles complex has already taken steps to impose changes being ordered by air regulators
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/11423761.html
Daily Breeze

State must use infrastructure bonds wisely
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_7475589
Whittier Daily News

Subway Formerly Known as the Purple Line
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2007/11/15/the-subway-formerly-known-as-the-purple-line/#respond
MetroRiderLA

Supervisor Mike Antonovich gives ‘state of county’ speech
http://tinyurl.com/2a8v24
La Cañada Valley Sun

Transit Bus Incident Event Investigation Video - The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida has posted a 44-minute streaming video on its website that is designed to help guide transit incident investigations
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=8378
Transportation Research Board

Transit projects hitting speed bumps - Bond funding delays put some plans on hold
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20071114-9999-1n14bond.html
San Diego Union Tribune

USDOT: Construction Inflation Not Leveling Off Soon
http://www.acppubs.com/article/CA6501561.html
Reed Construction Data