Transportation Headlines for Thursday September 11, 2008

Analysis: Riverside County cancer risk from smog rose between 1998-2005
Press Enterprise

Are Californians overtaxed? It's not an open-and-shut case
Los Angeles Times

ARTS Bus Survey Only Takes a Minute - The city wants to hear from you! Take this quick, one-minute survey and let Pasadena know what you think of the ARTS buses
Pasadena Now

Bus of future rolled out for first test drive
Contra Costa Times

Experts gather to discuss future transportation needs
Daily Bulletin

Fun with transit-oriented development
Under the Dome

Going Green To L-A...To ITEXPO West

Go Metro to the USC-Ohio State game
All Things Trojan

High-speed rail plan a key ballot measure
San Francisco Chronicle

Inland cities court Amtrak: Loma Linda and Indio want to become stops on a route across the Southwest
Press Enterprise

Is transit-oriented development affordable? (Part I)
Transit-oriented development: What it costs (Part II)
Bottleneck Blog

L.A. area faces changes because of high gasoline costs
Daily News

L.A. Metro Buses Hammered by Potholes on Aging Wilshire Boulevard - City department of vicious circles
LA Weekly

Long Beach Mayor Wants More Oil Drilling
KFI 640 AM

Money, health at center of fight over diesel rules
Capitol Weekly

More transit agencies get on board Google Transit
Google LatLon

MTA presents car-pool lane toll plan
Daily Breeze

NACTO pushes feds to fund bridges, roads, transit
Metro Magazine

Opposition Pundits on Parade
The Overhead Wire

Pedestrians get fast lane at busy border crossing
Business Week

Push is on for rail crossing safety - Police operation targets those who don't obey signals
Pasadena Star News

Red Line may extend hours for holiday season
Daily News

Requests delayed on transit funding
Press Enterprise

Senate OKs $8B for highway trust fund - Lawmakers attempt to avoid crippling delays in federal funding as gas tax revenues dry up

Subway to the Sea
Westside Today

Survey Says Los Angeles Not Nice, Unsafe

Tack to lay down tracks - Monorail operators say route extension would help move tourists, but system seems headed for default
Las Vegas Review Journal

Tourist survey ranks L.A. last in friendliness
Daily News

Tracks: Not Portland Yet, but We Could Be
LA CityBeat

Transit Bill Seal of Approval
Westside Today

Uncovered railroad ruins in L.A.

USB-enabled smart transit card to trial in France

USC Football Games by Transit... Waiting for Expo Line

WeHo Subway A Finalist
West Hollywood News

Winning Designs for "Bus of the Future" to be Unveiled at Special Event on September 26 in Santa Monica
Venice Arts Council