Transportation Headlines for Friday April 17, 2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act should include a national transportation plan, National Center for Intermodal Transportation says
Progressive Railroading

Bullet Train from Los Angeles to… New York?

California Transit Association Recommends Long-Term Funding Ideas
SF StreetsBlog

California transportation and jobs will benefit from federal stimulus dollars
State Senator George Runner

Doug Failing – Caltrans
Arcadia’s Best

Fuel Cell Buses Embraced Among Transit Agencies and Passengers; Performance and Reliability Better than Expected in Revenue Service
Business Wire

Google Transit update: Loop routes show up more nicely

Lets’s Get Serious About Transportation Funding – Tap the Fuel Price Collapse
Urban Land Institute

MTA Westside Subway Extension project public scoping meeting April 23
The Argonaut

New IBM Study Highlights Exploding Demand for Smarter, Faster Rail Systems

Obama Calls For High-Speed Rail

Obama Outlines Plan for High-Speed Rail

Obama Pushes Vision for High-Speed Rail
Washington Post

Obama wants to get moving on high-speed rail - The president says $13 billion in federal money will be a 'down payment' on the 'long-overdue' railway system
Los Angeles Times

Orange County Transportation Authority retooling Web site to engage customers
Interactive agency Sensis using Web personas, gap analysis to refresh OCTA site

Paying the Fare on Metro is Costly
Beacon Media

Railroaded? Regarding “Los Angeles Infrastructure or Bust,” by Beth Barrett (April 8) Letters to the Editor (Scroll down page)
LA Weekly

Reauthorization 2009: The Year of Transportation
PBS Blueprint America

Residents Say Put Subway to Sea on the Fast Track - Meetings Held to Evaluate Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevard Routes
Beverly Press

Seeking the Light in the Expo Rail Line

State Transportation Commission OKs financing plan for I-215 widening
Press Enterprise

VTA plans few cuts in service and no layoffs
Mercury News

What Can Los Angeles Expect for the Rights to Its Meters?