12/22/2007

Transportation Headlines for Saturday December 22, 2007

Arnold's budget proposal may lead to drastic spending cuts
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_7783722
Daily News

Council to Study Taxi Plan
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/12/24/news/news_briefs/at02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Despite opposition, Colton railroad crossing likely to be funded
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_colton22.2f266d1.html
Press Enterprise

Donald Shoup Plays With Parking Fees and Matchbox Cars
http://www.streetsblog.org/2007/12/21/donald-shoup-plays-with-parking-fees-and-matchbox-cars/
StreetsBlog

Fare Game - It's a War of Words, as DASH Buses Stop Accepting Metro Passes on Jan. 1
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/12/24/news/news02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Gov. considers major cuts in services - Schwarzenegger will declare a fiscal emergency. Schools could lose $1.4 billion and thousands of inmates could be freed early
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold22dec22,0,3407799.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

Holiday Wish List - A Few Gift Ideas to Make Downtown a Better Place
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/12/24/news/opinion/edit02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Industrial Evolution - Planning Department, CRA Restructure Recommendations For Housing Development on Industrial Land
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2007/12/24/news/news01.txt
L.A. Downtown News

It's Time to Move LA! - A business, labor, health, environmental, and community conference to discuss strategies to finance a modern transportation system in LA County
http://launionaflcio.org/news/07_12_21-Transportation.php
LA Union

Nearly Two Million Travelers Expected to Pass Through LAX, 225,000 Through ONT During Year-End Holiday Season
http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/071220/0342787.html
Yahoo! Finance

Pinch state pennies on a priority basis - Schwarzenegger's proposed 10% across-the-board cut would hit both crucial functions and low-priority programs equally hard
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-cole21dec21,0,7705589.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

Riding High? Amtrak Chugs for Record Ridership Despite Funding, Scheduling Issues
http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/071222/tracking_amtrak.html
Yahoo! Finance

Road Cleared for Subway to Sea
http://boifromtroy.com/?p=7003
Boi From Troy

Why is the Mayor Afraid to Debate It? (Pico/Olympic)
http://www.citywatchla.com/content/view/906/
CityWatchLA