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Transportation Headlines for Thursday, December 4, 2008

DC Metro gets fed OK for Dulles extension
Washington Business Journal

Federal officials may sign off on new Metrolink safety system
Press Enterprise

Gold Line extension back on track with the passage of a half-cent sales-tax measure
Whittier Daily News

Google Transit is here!
Share the Ride – SLO Regional Rideshare

Hahn rebukes Port disaster plan
Daily Breeze

High hopes for federal high speed rail funds
San Francisco Chronicle

How low will gas prices go?
Mercury News

Last Remaining Ballots Counted for 3 Local Measures
FOX News

L.A. County's sales tax measure passes — officially
Progressive Railroading

Local Congressman, Xavier Becerra, to the Obama Administration, Sources Say

MTA Harbor Subdivision
The Transit Coalition

New study shows support for Gold Line extension to Ontario
KPCC News In Brief

Opinion: Obama needs Transportation secretary who embraces regionalism
Mercury News

Review urged on Palmdale airport land
Daily News

The Seven Silent Crises of Metropolitan America
ULI – The Ground Floor

S.F. subway project receives final clearance
Metro Magazine

Study Concludes Extending Light Rail to LA/Ontario International Airport is Feasible; Two Routes are Recommended for Further Analysis - Results of Recent Survey Show Vast Majority of San Gabriel Valley Residents Support Light Rail Extension to the Airport

Transit systems, not people, cause traffic jams
San Francisco Chronicle

W Hollywood Hotel & Residences Celebrates Topping out with Dramatic Public Ceremony

Will Gold Line Get Extended to Ontario Airport

Will the MTA get on board with Google Transit? Maybe, officials say
LA Now/Bottleneck Blog

Yes to cleaner air but at what cost?
Capitol Weekly