12/17/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday December 17, 2007

Critics question Anaheim's vision of its future - Some say the jobs-to-housing ratio OKd for the Platinum Triangle assures congestion. Believers say public transit will save the day
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-triangle17dec17,1,2600817.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Dirtier trucks - Cleaning up Chinese pollution would be tough, but it has to be done
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_7738492
Press Telegram

`Dirty truck' fee likely to begin in '08 - Charge to help subsidize purchase of new, cleaner trucks
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_7733395
Press Telegram

Fiscal triage needed to stop flow of red ink
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap17dec17,1,2615535.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A.'s bike-unfriendly festival - The 'green' DWP's Festival of Lights is mostly off-limits to cyclists
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-williamson17dec17,0,2446888.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

LAX runway review is urged - A push to improve safety on the north side of the airport takes on greater urgency after a report on close calls
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-runway17dec17,1,662280.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Oil prices crimping economy
http://www.sgvtribune.com/business/ci_7738782
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Planners find Southland a hell on Earth
http://snipurl.com/1ve8y
Orange County Register

Region can't afford to let Palmdale Airport founder
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_7738520
Daily News

Safe harbors - Long Beach and L.A. port officials should vote for container fees that will lead to cleaner air
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-ports17dec17,0,2306423.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times