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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday December 2, 2008

Air Pollution, Global Warming Costing California Billions Each Year
Smart Growth Online

Argentina unveils 21 billion USD in infrastructure megaplan

Board gives Palmdale airport last try
Daily Breeze

Fix Expo Increases Pressure In Advance of CPUC Ruling

Gasoline is cheap, but we're still saving it - Habits acquired when gas was more than $4 a gallon are still with us, held fast by job insecurity and the belief that prices will rise again
Los Angeles Times

Gentrification fears ride into the Boyle Heights on the Gold Line
The Eastsider

Governor to ask Obama for public-works money
San Diego Union Tribune

Governors, Pelosi Meet on Funding in Stimulus
Congressional Quarterly

Judy Chu Says California Gas Use Down 8.3%, Diesel Plummets 14.4%
Market Watch

L.A. Port Operations Chief Rips FMC Port Trucking Analysis
Cunningham Report

Latino side of LA will benefit from new subway - Will the Gold Line bring the gold card to Eastside?
Latino Journal

Measure R wins while anti-gang parcel tax loses
Daily News

Metra teams with Google TransitNew website offers commuters easier access to schedules, train station locations
Columbia Chronicle

Metrolink train slams into car in Riverside - The driver of the car got out safely before the crash. No one was hurt on the train, which was traveling from Union Station to Riverside. The accident is under investigation
Los Angeles Times

NY subway hands out late notes
ABC News

Oberstar pushes huge jobs plan
Duluth News Tribune

Rail Runner: On to Santa Fe by mid-December
New Mexico Independent

Responding to MTA Spin & Deception
Citizen’s Campaign to the Fix the Expo Rail Line

San Francisco researches congestion charge - Revenue would help improve public transit
California Aggie

Schwarzenegger declares fiscal emergency
Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger Declares Fiscal Emergency for California

Shipping Ports Feel Economic Downturn Firsthand

Today's gas prices not seen since 2005
Ventura County Star

Transit Tax Officially Wins, Time to Start Laying Track

Web site allows commuters to sound off on L.A. traffic
Press Telegram

With ballots all counted, Measure R's victory is complete
Bottleneck Blog