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Transportation Headlines for Saturday December 29, 2007

All aboard for Sprinter test run
San Diego Union Tribune

Bullet train derailed? High-speed rail likely doomed by panel's choice for route
Stockton Record

Congress approves lifting funding restrictions on 'Subway to the Sea'
The Argonaut

Congress, president sign off on transit-related bills
Progressive Railroading

Rail talks stalled by shortfall - Transportation issues speed along as a city mulls future
Santa Monica Daily Press

San Diego County light rail line christened,1,1080728.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Sprinting toward the finish line
North County Times/Caliofornian

Wireless Hitches a Ride on the Subway

Year of almost-broken promises for SANDAG
North County Times/Californian


Transportation Headlines for Friday Decemer 28, 2007

All Night Subway/Light Rail Service New Year's Eve

California Plans to Improve Public Infrastructure, Save Taxpayer Dollars
Imperial Valley News

Carpool lanes proposed for Interstate 10 - Studies announced for new express lanes, but it could be 2018 by the time the $1.2 billion project happens
Redlands Daily Facts

Free bus rides offered for partiers on New Year’s Eve
Daily Pilot

Holiday services updated 12-19-07
Southern California Transit Advocates

How to get from here to there - A bus with a view? A monorail? Your own two feet?,0,4432703,full.story
Los Angeles Times

Imagine an elevated future,1,5427157.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

Is The Mayor Serious on Public Transit?
Mayor Sam

Loma Linda seeks OK to connect bike trails
San Bernardino Sun

Mapping Out the Madness: Tournament of Roses

Maybe We Can Learn From L.A.
Tampa Tribune

Metrolink will run on a New Year schedule
Yucaipa/Calimesa News Mirror

Mexican trucks to keep rolling in U.S. - Administration's move angers foes in Congress
San Diego Union Tribune

More study sought for the Big Dig
La Cañada Valley Sun

New Rapid Bus Lines Let You Experience LA

Newsletter from the 42nd District (Expo & Westside Extension)
Bel Air Online

O.C. Bus Drivers Will Be Designated Drivers - Some Bus Lines Will Remain Operating Free Until 4 a.m. New Year's Morning

Pico-Robertson to mayor -- let our parking stay
Jewish Journal

Regional Transportation Plan: All it takes is money
Highland Community News

Report: Region's growth not so 'smart'
North County Times/Californian

Reyes foresees extensive plan for bike travel
Los Angeles Wave

San Diego Metro Giving Free Rides On New Years Eve
10 News TV

Sexy! Photos Of That New Red Disney Monorail
L.A. Curbed

That DASH around town has a price
Daily News

Tolls to hit $1 a mile on 91 Express Lanes - Friday afternoon drivers will pay up to $10 for a quicker commute,1,7856615.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Voters think taxes need to be raised to trim budget gap - 48% to 43% margin smaller than in '03
San Diego Union Tribune
Link to the Field Poll:


Transportation Headlines for Thursday December 27, 2007

Designers push to make cities more female-friendly
USA Today

DLBA Backs Transferring Blue Line Policing To LBPD
Grunion Gazette

Free Rides for Metro Bus and Rail Riders

Funding it! SoCal-NoCal bullet train and the Subway to the Sea
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City Blog

Gold Line work upsets East L.A. merchants - MTA officials say the light rail line will bring prosperity to businesspeople,1,2146665.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

Highway 91 Express Lanes toll will hit $10 in January
Press Enterprise

Keeping track of the tracks - Sprinter line's stations, rails, cars equipped with cameras for 'high-tech security'
San Diego Union Tribune

L.A. Sniper: Subway Fibs and Felonies
The mayor tries to rewrite history with the help of his patsy at the Times
L.A. City Beat

Metro will offer free Gold Line rides to Pasadena
Whittier Daily News

Pat Brown Institute’s Livable Cities Conference: ‘Establishing a Framework for Equitable Growth’
The Planning Report

Schwarzenegger pushes private public works deals
Sacramento Bee

State may see $4 gasoline in '08,1,1807305.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Two airports heading in different directions - Santa Monica's facility meets resistance to expansion, but Hawthorne's finds the neighbors welcoming,1,7708056.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Under the Leadership of Gina Marie Lindsey, LAWA Prioritizes Green Airports, Transport
The Planning Report

West Covina's lofty goals for downtown - Talk of transforming the area into an urban village has resurfaced, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea,1,3318358.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times


Transportation Headlines for Monday December 24, 2007

**Note - The Transportation Headlines will resume publication on Thursday, December 27th.

Deadline for L.A.'s subway to the sea is a literal one,1,4739475.story?track=rss
Los Angeles Times

High-speed train may not be silver bullet,1,1829099.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New chief for development - Montclair names city's planning manager to post
Daily Bulletin

New year to usher in new rules for the road
Desert Sun

No bait-and-switch on affordable housing bonds - Changes to Proposition 1C guidelines give short shrift to the clear wishes of voters
Sacramento Bee

Reps get millions for local projects - Area lawmakers secure federal funds
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sprinter is finally ready to connect coast, inland
San Diego Union Tribune

'Subway to the Sea' Project is on Track Again - Villaraigosa
Asian Journal


Transportation Headlines for Sunday December 23, 2007

California High Speed Rail’s Route Debate Is Over

Can Rita Get LA Movin’?

CHP to spend holidays on the road
Antelope Valley Press

Metro Gold Line will be free for Rose Parade
ABC 7 News

MTA to offer free rides for holidays,1,637285.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Road warriors - City considers taking over state highway
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sprinter doubles the pleasure
North County Times/Californian

Supervisor warns Subway will cripple needed Regional Transportation
West Ranch Beacon

U.S. DOT Seeks Technology Solutions to Improve Nation's Transportation System
Government Technology