12/21/2007

Tranportation Headlines for Friday December 21, 2007

Altering New York's Congestion Pricing Plan Could Make Transit Free
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28996
Planetizen

Arnold vows to sue over EPA decision
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7774387
Daily News

Campaign for subway gains speed
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7774415
Daily News

Disney’s Highway to Hell (historical cartoon predictions about transportation’s future)
http://www.streetsblog.org/2007/12/20/disneys-highway-to-hell/
StreetsBlog

EPA and California - Rejecting the state's proposed tailpipe emissions rules smells like blatant politics
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-epa21dec21,0,2297171.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

EPA chief is said to have ignored staff
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-epa21dec21,1,2746599.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Give Them a Subway Stop in Their Name, But Don't Let Politicos Return LA to the Freeway '50s
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_comments.php?id=400_0_1_0_C
Venice Paper

Group Forms to Fight the Freeway-ization of Olympic/Pico
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_more.php?id=401_0_1_0_M
Venice Paper

Harbor board OKs port fee
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7774441
Press Telegram

I Was Shocked: No Transpo Vision for LA (Wendy Greuel)
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/900/75/
CityWatchLA

Los Angeles Hopes To Win Federal Grant For Three HOT Lanes Conversions
http://www.planetizen.com/node/28943
Planetizen

Metro Purple Line Could Be Extended To Ocean - Bush Expected To Sign Federal Legislation Lifting Tunneling Ban
http://www.knbc.com/news/14900868/detail.html
KNBC 4 TV

mta turnstiles may have a hidden agenda
http://www.angelenic.com/downtown-general/mta-turnstiles-may-have-a-hidden-agenda/
Angelenic

New monorail arrives at Disneyland - Guests will be able to ride the new train starting in February. The first car shipped in today.
http://www.ocregister.com/news/cars-first-train-1946743-disney-glass
Orange County Register

Omnitrans workers show off dancing skills
http://www2.sbsun.com/eastvalley/ci_7768824
San Bernardino Sun

Quote of the Month (SCAG)
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/901/75/
CityWatchLA

Plan offers gateway to increased power for county areas
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_7773265
Whittier Daily News

Port Okays Container Fee To Replace Polluting Trucks
http://www.gazettes.com/container12202007.html
Grunion Gazette

Subway Ban Repealed! Mayor To Party at Union Station
http://laist.com/2007/12/20/subway_ban_offi_1.php
LAist

Transit district, Solana Beach, spar over Cedros project
http://snipurl.com/1vnr6
North County Times/Californian