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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 4, 2009

13 Dubai Metro station naming rights still available

$400 million project set to link carpool lanes in west Orange County
Press Enterprise

Amtrak May Cut Ticket Prices Again as Ridership Drops

Architectural Design Vision for LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal "Bradley West" Project and Midfield Concourse Project

Crews in L.A. Train Crash Were Messaging, Probe Finds

Engineer let local train buff run locomotive
Daily News

Examine better alternatives before funding bigger 405
Daily News

Fourth Bus Rapid Transit Conference
Transportation Research Board

FRA Research Results Reports by E-Mail
Transportation Research Board

LA Now: OCTA’s Art Leahy to Be Next Metro CEO

Los Angeles Transportation Facts and Fiction: Transit
New York Times/Freakonomics

Metrolink engineer let unauthorized 'rail enthusiasts' control train - Federal hearing on deadly Chatsworth crash reveals engineer had previously been reprimanded for on-duty cellphone use, and that he sent teen a text message saying 'ur gonna run the locomotive.'
Los Angeles Times

MTA board set to choose next chief poobah
Los Angeles Times/LA Now

New park-and-pay station in LA County

Obama, At DOT, Points To Road-Building Jobs

Obama, Biden Visit DOT
Washington Post

Protesting truckers seek safer work conditions
Press Telegram

Shared Use of Railroad Infrastructure with Noncompliant Public Transit Rail Vehicles: A Practitioner's Guide
Transportation Research Board

Stimulus Flows Into Patchwork of State Transport Projects
New York Times

Stimulus money hits the street

Teamsters seeking to organize port truckers
Los Angeles Times

Will Congress Help Pave The Way For A Vehicle Mileage Tax?
Cascadia Prospectus

WMATA removes NextBus public test