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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday November 18, 2008

Cal State Fullerton Connects Between Deadly Pollution and Car Culture

Federal Signal Enhances Intelligent Transportation to Enable Commerce and Travel

Fewer Metro riders as gas prices fall
Daily News

GM Must Re-Make the Mass Transit System it Murdered
Common Dreams

Greenway Trail close to complete - Construction took more than two years
Whittier Daily News

How to Kick Our Oil Addiction Despite Plunging Oil Prices - Old habits die hard. So we asked six experts for their ideas on reducing energy demand
Wall Street Journal

If He Is Alive, Will He Vote to Renew Metro's Contract with Sheriff?
The Bus Bench

Increase in air service sought for Ontario airport
Press Enterprise

Iraq Earmarks $3 Billion for Baghdad Subway - Iraq: Cabinet Earmarks $3 Billion to Build Baghdad's First Subway
ABC News
Editor’s Note - Check out Iran’s Tehran Metro and its public art program:

IT policy can spur economic growth, industry says

LADOT: LA Lacks Bike Network Needed for Bike Sharing

Late-Night Red Line Holiday Service Brings Better Transit, Drink Specials

L.A. airport officials aim to spread growth beyond LAX - With United planning to drop its Palmdale flights, officials at Los Angeles World Airports say they plan to create an Office of Regionalism to promote passenger growth at Ontario, Burbank, elsewhere
Los Angeles Times

LAX modernization unveiled - The plan includes 32 new gates that could accommodate newer, super-wide jetliners
Daily Breeze

LAX 2.0: Billion Dollar Makeover Coming

LAX Rendering Reveal: Great Hall And More

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveils modernization plan for LAX - The plan, which could cost $5 billion to $6 billion, focuses on rebuilding the Tom Bradley International Terminal
Los AngelesTimes

Metra, Google team up for trip planner - System assumes commuters walk to train stations
Chicago Tribune

Metro Ridership Increases/Decreases in October

MTA ridership slips as gas prices fall
Bottleneck Blog

NextBus - Friendlier mass transit through technology

Santa Monica makes car parking easier, but may cut bus rides

A streetcar named REVENGE