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Transportation Headlines for Saturday March 21, 2009

2 West Coast Amtrak routes get $137.2 million
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Amtrak: Enjoy the Journey

Are buses running on compressed natural gas the answer?
Environmental Research

ATA Finds Bright Freight Outlook
Journal of Commerce

Biden touts stimulus package in St. Cloud visit - Biden appeared at a warehouse at the New Flyer Bus company
Minnesota Public Radio

Bloomberg Says Bikes Don’t Belong on the Subway

Budget Woes Hit Mass Transit as Tax Revenue Falls
Wall Street Journal

Bus production revs up at NABI in Hungary

Court Rules Against Clean Trucks Program
Los Angeles Business Journal

Faster Freight - Cleaner Air California

Federal court orders judge to reconsider stance on clean-truck program - The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that District Judge Christina Snyder should grant all or part of a request for an injunction halting the implementation of new port rules that affect truckers
Los Angeles Times

Former Metrolink spokeswoman hired by PUC
Los Angeles Times/LA Now

Get Your Local History On! Los Angeles Heritage Day At Heritage Square
Militant Angeleno

High-Speed Rail Projects Get Big Boost - Is there a cross-country bullet train in our near future? No, but President Obama wants to make a down payment

HUD and DOT Partnership: Sustainable Communities

HUD and DOT Announce Partnership to Promote Sustainable Communities
US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Industrial Policy Gets Creative - Planning Officials Consider How to Modernize Ailing Commercial Zone
LA Downtown News

Local governments' stimulus money may not stay local
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach Boxes Drop 40 Percent - Economic weakness in Asia, U.S. pull volume to lowest level since 2004
Journal of Commerce

Mass Transit Advocates Action: 100 foot banner drop over 405 Freeway

Metro to Put Schedules, Routes on Its Web Site - 3rd Parties, Such as Google Transit, Can Use Data to Aid Riders
Washington Post

Metrolink users cope with temporary loss of parking spaces
Press Enterprise

Post covers upcoming Google Transit data release
GreaterGreater Washington

Riding the L.A. subway, pondering MAX mishmash
The Oregonian

SEPTA delays 'smart card' fare system

Siemens onboard for high-speed trains in China

Transit union: Up to 400 bus drivers could be laid off - The county's bus agency may need to drastically slash service
Orange County Register

Washington Metro to provide downloadable data
Metro Magazine