Transportation Headlines for Saturday September 13, 2008

Alt Car Expo - The Alternative Car and Transportation Expo
Victor Caballero

Artifacts Uncovered at Park - Pieces of Onetime Train Yard Will Be Part of Final Park Design
LA Downtown News

Bike Accidents Decline As Ridership Rises

Deadly Metrolink train crash forces Amtrak cancellations today
Los Angeles Times

Evening News – Metro Westside Extension (story is approximately 3 minutes long and comes up about 5 minutes into the broadcast)
KPFK 90.7 FM

Get out of my bike lane - Pedaling to work is such a joyful thing -- if only all those recent new cyclists (with an aversion to high gas prices) would go back to their cars
Los Angeles Times

Gritty Streets - WeHo V Los Angeles
West Hollywood News

High Gas Prices: The Tipping Point - A Regional Response to a Global Crisis
Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

Latest on Late-Night Subway Riding

Metrolink: A system forged from freight lines
Bottleneck Blog

Metrolink Crash

Metrolink train crash: 18th victim found in rubble in Chatsworth
Metrolink Crash and Recovery
More coverage of the Chatsworth Metrolink crash
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink train slams into freight train
Los Angeles Independent

Mystery of Ground Transportation

New Runway Status Lights Installation at LAX to Begin Monday, September 15 - Nighttime Work Activity Is Expected Over the Next Two Months

Palin asks Schwarzenegger to veto fees aimed at cutting pollution at California ports
Los Angeles Times

Palin attacks port fees proposal
Daily Breeze

Plans for Palm Avenue railroad crossing in San Bernardino to be studied
Press Enterprise

Port trains are going green
Daily Breeze

Proposals: Tax Credits for Hybrids Through 2012, Specifically Addresses School Districts
School Transportation News

Public Invited For Sneak Peak Of New Express Lanes
NBC San Diego

Rehabilitating the Los Angeles River

Ride, baby, ride - Expanded transit can lead to energy independence

Sixth in a Series of Essays by Sheila Kuehl on the 2008 California State Budget: The Governor's August Budget Revision
California Progress Report

Third Santa Monica stop on Exposition Line light rail project under consideration by Metro
The Argonaut

Transit-oriented development: Puerta del Sol
Bottleneck Blog

We Gridlocked Angelenos Suck, but at Least We Shop in Style