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Transportation Headlines for Sunday April 27, 2008

County Budget Avoids Deep Cuts, So Far
Finals revisions will be made once state budget in place
Eastside Sun

Examining the Wheels of History - How Two Auto Club Employees Push the Past Into the Future
L.A. Downtown News

Fighting federal fuel standards - Bush's Earth Day gift to California? A draft regulation that would limit the states' ability to set tailpipe emissions rules,0,5718905.story
Los Angeles Times

Freeways have failed us -- Part One: Valley Girls
Los Angeles Times/Emerald City

Furutani sets up battle over railyards (AB 2332)
Press Telegram

The High Desert Corridor - a new regional highway beginning at US 395 in Adelanto and ending at SR-18 one-half mile east of the Town of Apple Valley, a distance of about twenty miles.
- See Project Fact Sheet
- San Bernardino County HDC Page
- See Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report

L.A. drives away with N.Y.C. cash
NY Daily News

Local gas prices set another record
Daily Breeze

Metrolink riders seek upgrades at Santa Ana station - While increased service is being planned, a passengers coalition asks for more shade and water. It's unclear when such relief might arrive,1,7573410.story
Los Angeles Times

Plan transit with careful eye to future- By Ruth Galanter
Daily News

Politicians Seek Legal Opinion On Photo-Enforced Stop Signs
Palisadian Post

San Diego Transit agencies struggle financially - Gas prices, state woes main factors
San Diego Union Tribune

Streetcar Mission
L.A. Downtown News

Transit Videos from the Library’s Archive:

The New Mobility – 1991
A look at the future of Los Angeles Transportation from some imaginary point further into the future. The original “Imagine” video?
Metro Library & Archive

New Video – Freeway Ride on Bikes - 2008