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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday April 29, 2008

18% of Employees Leave Cars at Home and Take Mass Transit after Enrolling in Commuter Benefits Programs at Work, Finds New Study from TransitCenter
Business Wire

Bouquet Junction is city's busiest crossroad - More than 100,000 vehicles pass through it daily
Santa Clarita Signal

Expo light rail meeting 29 April 2008
Rancho Higuera

Green light for toll roads - Converting carpool lanes into toll roads is a smart approach, but the MTA might have taken a better route,0,3158410.story
Los Angeles Times

Inland groups urge state senator to appropriate funds for road projects
Press Enterprise

Is a toll too much to ask? The MTA decided recently to charge motorists tolls to drive in some carpool lanes. Is it fair to charge drivers to use taxpayer-funded roads? How will this affect (if at all) freeway transportation in Los Angeles? USC professor Peter Gordon and the Transit Coalition’s Bart Reed debate,0,5510013.story
Los Angeles Times

LAX bid to be further scrutinized
Daily Breeze

Measuring the Air Quality and Transportation Impacts of Infill Development
Smart Growth Online

Oil Crisis Looms As Car Population Jumps

Oil Price Rise Fails to Open Tap
New York Times

Planning for $7 a gallon gas

Price per gallon driving Inland residents to change habits
Press Enteprise

Progress of 118 and 23 highway work is reported - Projects include widening, sound walls and fiber-optics
Ventura County Star

Rail yard linked to cancer - BNSF Railway vows to work with the state for further studies
San Bernardino Sun

Shorter Commutes Helping Cities Look Better to Home Buyers
Smart Growth

Spring trail series starts (rails to trails)
San Bernardino Sun

State budget '$20 billion out of whack' - Schwarzenegger's latest estimate covers two years
San Diego Union Tribune

Tied up in traffic Re "U.S. offers funds for toll lanes," April 24,0,3203534.story
Los Angeles Times

Wilting Wi-Fi plans
Daily Breeze