Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 10, 2008

AASHTO sends letter to U.S. Senate urging action to fix highway fund
The Trucker

Ace Smith to run Measure R campaign
Bottleneck Blog

As push for public transit grows, running trains on time all the more essential
Press Enterprise

Barrier-Free Beijing Subway is Wheelchair-Friendly

Bay Area's 511 Phone Service Adds Freeway Assistance Option
Yahoo! Business

Beaumont Unified opens CNG station for its buses; public welcome too
Press Enterprise

CA Clinton Campaign Manager to run Transit Sales Tax Campaign

California Chamber Opposes High Speed Rail

California Cities Have Red Light Camera Ticket Quota
The Newspaper – Journal of Politics of Driving

Cameras Capture iPod Robbery Aboard OCTA Bus

City of Los Angeles' take on American Apparel situation
Bottleneck Blog

Civil Rights Implications of the Allocation of Funds between Bus and Rail
Transportation Research Board

Eighty Five Percent of Public Transit Systems Experience Capacity Problems as Ridership Surges
American Public Transportation Association

Expo Line announces hiring of PR firm
Bottleneck Blog

Inland cities court Amtrak

MASS TRANSIT: Loma Linda and Indio want to become stops on a route across the Southwest
Press Enterprise

Intelligent Transportation Systems Target Highway Congestion
Government Technology

Is personal rapid transit for real?
Bottleneck Blog

LACMTA to analyze transit options for Harbor Subdivision corridor
Progressive Railroading

Monorail Looks to Expand to McCarran Airport
Las Vegas Now

MTA Unveils Plans for New Subway To The Sea
Melrose Action

Nation needs more high-speed rail, report says
Bottleneck Blog

New weapon to fight graffiti unveiled - Automated reporting system has already reduced tagging in Stanton and on county buses, officials say
Orange County Register

Orange County Voters Remain Strongly Opposed to Toll Road Through State Park
Yahoo! Business

Public Transit Ridership Surges in 2nd Quarter
American Public Transportation Association

Random How To: Norwalk to Monterey Park by public transit
The Bus Bench

Red Line and DASH Efforts Show How Serious Businesses Are About Transit

Rita L Robinson we have some concerns. LADOT’s unreliability problem
The Bus Bench

Seasonal Variation in Traffic Congestion: A Study of Three U.S. Cities - August 2008 (Includes Los Angeles)
Transportation Research Board

Senator Blocks Highway Funding
Traffic World

Struggles of a Small California Airport - In San Luis Obispo, Fall Flight Cuts Make It Tricky for Travelers to Get Out of Town
ABC News

Subways and buses are packed

Train stop improvements, more destinations sought in Palm Springs
Press Enterprise

Transportation Commission may hire lobbying firm - Consultants would do research on sales tax proposal
Ventura County Star

Who Has the Worst Air Quality? West or East Valley?