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Transportation Headlines for Thursday December 24, 2008

Editors Note: The Transportation Headlines will be taking a break and resume publication on Monday December 29th. Enjoy a safe and joyous holiday weekend.

California will see clout increase at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue

FRA Begins Development of Positive Train Control Regulations New Rules will Support Implementation of Technology to Prevent Train Collisions

Google Vs Washington D.C.’s Public Transit System
Wall Street Journal

LaHood selection praised
Fleet Owner

LA, LB Clean Truck Program Stalled Again - Federal Maritime Commission ''needs more time'' to evaluate impact of new fee
CalTrade Report

MTD Fare Hike Looms - Despite Falling Gas Prices, Santa Barbara’s Bus System Still Plans to Raise Rates
Santa Barbara Independent

Port of L.A. distributes emission cleanup grants
Daily Breeze

Public Ports Call for Share of the Stimulus Package - The nation’s public ports, following the lead of the highway, airline and transit industries, are asking for $6.8 billion for harbor maintenance in the ever growing economic recovery package.
CQ Politics

Rail Takes Back Seat as States Target Obama Stimulus for Roads

SANDAG prepares for infrastructure stimulus
Del Mar Times

Streetsblog Interview: Fred Camino

US Increases Public Transportation Use in Record Numbers
Green Tomorrow

From the Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive Film Collection:

Going Under, 1982, 18 minutes. Southern California Rapid Transit District.
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