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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday April 29, 2009

405 widening in Sepulveda Pass faces another obstacle
Los Angeles Times/LA Now

Angling for a piece of L.A.'s future clean-tech center
Los Angeles Times

Better Dialogue Between Cyclists & LAPD Starting Today?

Bill banning big rigs on Angeles Crest Highway proceeds
Los Angeles Times/LA Now

CA in DC: Meet your Golden State Warriors in Obama's Inner Circle, Solis, Tauscher, Chu and Many More
California Majority Report

Center for Disease Control’s Emergency Twitter Account for Swine Flu Info
CDC’s Swine Flu information page:
Governor Schwarzenegger’s Proclamation:
Metrolink’s Information on Swine Flu:
Metro’s Public Health Notice:

Considering the role of density in smart growth
NRDC SwitchBoard

Debt Finance Practices for Surface Transportation
Transportation Research Board

DesertXpress EIR and Public Meetings
California High Speed Rail Blog

East Hollywood Neighborhood Council Declares Itself Pedestrian Neighborhood
LA StreetsBlog

Evaluation of Transit Applications of Advanced Parking Management Systems: Final Evaluation Report
Transportation Research Board

First phase of 405 Freeway widening to move forward - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board votes to provide funding to get the work started until the state is able to sell bonds for the $1-billion project in the Sepulveda Pass
Los Angeles Times

FHWA Pedestrian Forum - Spring 2009
Transportation Research Board

FRA approves draft environmental work for southern California-to-Vegas high-speed line
Progressive Railroading

Getty Raises Parking Fee to $15

Google Unveils New Tool To Dig for Public Data
Washington Post

I-5 upgrades proposed to help reduce traffic jams - Congressman McKeon introduces proposal that calls for more high-occupancy vehicle and truck lanes
Santa Clarita Signal

If You Like Parking, Have We Got a Deal for You

Largest Solar Panel in LA Debuts on Metro Bus Facility

Long Beach among top polluted U.S. cities - Long Beach, Los Angeles and Riverside remained the metropolitan areas with the highest levels of ozone pollution
Press Telegram

Los Angeles air quality still among the worst
Daily News

Meetings set on fast Las Vegas-California train
San Diego Union Tribune

Microsoft Launches Social Media Tool
Government Technology

Multimodal Travel Time Variability
Transportation Research Board

New Report Shows Congress How Transit Is Done

Public Broadcasting Service Examines Freight Rail Bottlenecks
Transportation Research Board

Public Health Alert Notice: Swine Flu

Sen. Hutchison introduces bill allowing states to opt out of highway program
Orange Leader

Solar-powered airports? It could happen
USA Today

TransLink fare cards pass BART tests
San Francisco Chronicle

Trolley service comes and goes
Press Enterprise