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Transportation Headlines for Friday December 19, 2008

$600 Billion Stimulus Needed, Obama Advised

80 Years of Van Nuys Airport History

Appeal to build toll road defeated
Daily News

Behold Burbank's Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus

Caltrans meet technology, technology meet Caltrans
Bottleneck Blog

Expo Line crossings issue to be resolved in '09
LA Now

Expo Line Decision Delayed Again

Fighting Congestion, RAND-Style
Sightline Daily

Follow That Cab - Taxi Drivers Willing to Cruise if Riders Can Be Found
LA Downtown News

Google Transit is not about the $68,000, it's about openness
Greater Washington

Halfway Through Pilot Phase, Central City East DASH Lacking Riders

It's Time to Raise the Gas Tax

LACMTA's Snoble set to retire
Progressive Railroading

MetroRider 1-Day Only Holiday Contest

MTA In California Goes High Tech By Shifting To Electronic Card Fare System
All Headlines News

Now is the Time for a Transportation Policy with a New Vision that Creates Economic Prosperity, Promotes Energy Independence, and Reduces our Nation’s Carbon Footprint -- Investing in Public Transportation is Key To Meeting These National Goals

O.C. toll road hits dead end in D.C. - Commerce Department officials uphold Coastal Commission's rejection of the Foothill-South toll road, citing six alternative routes that wouldn't cut through San Onofre and Trestles
Los Angeles Times

Pasadena traffic light project funding in jeopardy
Pasadena Star News

Port of L.A. emissions drop sharply in 2007
Contra Costa Times

Public Transit in the Rain Tips
The Examiner

Rep. Hilda Solis is Obama's labor pick
Associated Press

Schwarzenegger essay on infrastructure hits Newsweek
Trains for America

Schwarzenegger vows to veto Dem budget plan; local programs threatened
Daily News

State officials halt funds for public works projects
Sacramento Bee

Statement by William W. Millar, President of the American Public Transportation Association on The Selection by President-Elect Barack Obama of Rep. Ray LaHood for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation

Tailored Programs Educate Public on Transit Options
Metro Magazine

Transit tax may save LB projects
Press Telegram

Trestles, San Onofre State Beach saved: Toll road project rejected
Los Angeles Times

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