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Transportation Headlines for Friday November 21, 2008

All Aboard For Transit Funding
Science Line

Amtrak expects busy Thanksgiving travel week in California
Central Valley Business Times

Attention Holiday Shoppers: Red Line to Run Later

Budget deal would include steeper car fees - Under the agreement, GOP lawmakers would vote to triple the vehicle tax in exchange for a ballot measure that would impose rigid limits on future state spending
Los Angeles Times

California, still the climate leader
San Francisco Chronicle

CBS 2's Rodriguez Tapped For Transportation Board

Chatsworth, 2013

City’s Bike Master Plan to Be Unveiled in January

Failure of AIG places transit agency in peril
Daily Bulletin

Group in Simi trades ideas for train memorial
Ventura County Star

How low can gasoline go? The slope is still slippery - Two independent stations declare price war against chains
Los Angeles Times

Late-Night Red Line Service Begins Tomorrow Complimented by Free Downtown DASH

late-night dash service added to the mix

LAX expects 14% drop in Thanksgiving holiday passengers - A troubled economy and fewer seats and flights will translate to a decline in passengers this year, airport officials announce
Los Angeles Times

L.B. Transit fees could raise next year
Long Beach City College Viking

Metrolink, freight trains scrape each other in Rialto
LA Now

Metrolink train collides with freight cars in Rialto - Five passengers are injured as the eastbound commuter train hits the end of a westbound, 102-car freight train pulling onto a siding. The crash raises new rail safety concerns
Los Angeles Times

Old Timey Los Angeles Had Traffic, Helicopters
Curbed LA

Prop R Transit Tax Appears to have Passed: What That Means and What’s Next

Santa Monicans Overwhelmingly Vote for R
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Some want light rail for Orange Line
Daily News

Special Transpo Meeting Full of Cycling Issues

Study from 1990s on transportation impact fee came to nothing; new study to be done
The Argonaut

T 4 America Interviews Denny Zane on Measure R and LA’s Future

Transit officials fighting state cuts
San Francisco Chronicle

Two of three California Amtrak routes still gaining passengers
Progressive Railroading

Van Nuys Noise reduction plan flawed, AOPA warns
AOPA Online

Virginia official picked to be NCTD director
San Diego Union Tribune