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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday April 9, 2008

Americans for Transportation Mobility Study Finds the Lack of a National Transportation Strategy and Investment Harms U.S. Economy
FOX Business

Assessing Federal Employment Accessibility Policy: An Analysis of the JARC Program
Transportation Research Board

Bill aims to protect blind people from dangers posed by hybrids - The proposal would establish safety standards for quiet vehicles,1,5178808.story
Los Angeles Times

Bullet train coming to California ballots - Governor Schwarzenegger is supportive, but a $16 billion state deficit may inspire voters to say 'no' in November
Christian Science Monitor

California gas prices continue their record climb
Sacramento Bee

Caltrans Hosts National Memorial Ceremony and Work Zone Awareness Week Kick-off - Honors 170 Caltrans Employees and Others Who Have Died in the Line of Duty
Business Wire

City Council’s 25 Ways to Improve Transportation

Desert Dispatch and OC Register Add to Anti-Feuer Editorials

Gas prices hit record, are expected to climb
San Diego Union Tribune

Good Bus, Bad Bus

Growing Pains for a Deep-Sea Home Built of Subway Cars
New York Times

L.B. woman, 75, dies after her car struck by Blue Line train
Press Telegram

Los Angeles' Future in Mobility: Many Goals But Many Obstacles

Metro Hosts Poetry At Union Station

Metrolink plan shifts tracks, station in Riverside
Press Enterprise

Other cities vying for funds N.Y. lost (congestion pricing)
NY Daily News

Poetry to-go: downtown reading at union station

Railroad Accident Investigation Reports Website
Transportation Research Board

Responding to Increasing Port-related Freight Volumes: Lessons from Los Angeles / Long Beach and Other US Ports and Hinterland
Transportation Research Board

State's gas price rises to highest in U.S.
San Francisco Chronicle

Strong Transportation Infrastructure Equals a Strong Economy
American Society of Civil Engineers/Our Failing Infrastructure

There's a lot on the line - The eastern cities of Los Angeles County are not accustomed to receiving gifts from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Pasadena Star News

WiFi firm says it's near deal with BART
Sacramento Bee