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Transportation Headlines for Thursday November 20, 2008

Bag searches at Union Station on Wednesday
Bottleneck Blog

California leads fight against climate change on global level - Gov. Schwarzenegger signs a pact with heads of other states and provinces to cut greenhouse emissions. 'We have got to do something worldwide here,' he says
Los Angeles Times

Cheaper gas not shifting road habits
USA Today

Denny Zane on Measure R and Transit in L.A. County
Transportation for America

Details emerge on Orange Line's Chatsworth extension
Daily News

Eastside Extension is 90 percent complete
Los Angeles Wave

Evidence suggests commuters are abandoning transit habit - With gas prices as low as $2.30 in some places, drivers say they are getting behind the wheel again after opting for buses and trains earlier in the year
Los Angeles Times

Future of Public Transportation Is UCR Lecture Topic - Eric Haley, former Riverside County Transportation Commission executive director, will discuss public transit in a "post-automobile" society on Dec. 2
UC Riverside

Future of truck technology
Fleet Owner

Gas prices hover around $2 per gallon
Whittier Daily News

Get Ready to Ride: Holiday Late Night DASH Coming Friday!

Highway Trust Fund revenue falls $3B in single year
Metro Magazine

Increased Parking Meter Fees Empty City Parking Lot, Fill Side Streets

Inland airports' dream of cargo hubs grounded
Press Enterprise

Just charge it: CTA to offer more ways to pay with plastic - All-in-one 'smart' credit/debit cards could be used for more than commuting
Chicago Tribune

LAX will soar, again? Yeah, tell me another one
Opinion LA

Murder Suspect Has Witness: A MetroCard
New York Times

Next Steps for High-Speed Rail
Transport Politic

Orange Line to Chatsworth Could be Running by 2013

Plan for park atop Hollywood Freeway is praised, but motorists who would spend time in tunnel below it haven't weighed in - The project would cost about $950 million and could begin as early as 2012, feasibility report finds
Los Angeles Times

President-elect Obama responds to Transportation For America
Transportation For America

Speak up for a better bike infrastructure in LA this Friday
Green LA Girl

Street Stories
KPCC 89.3 FM

Unsold cars pile up at the Port
Daily Breeze

Wiki Wednesday: Transit Oriented Development