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Transportation Headlines for Friday June 19, 2009

Administration, Lawmaker Collide On Highway Bill
Associated Press

Bill Would Simplify U.S. Transit Funding: Lawmakers

Breaking LA’s Auto Addiction

City’s Bicycle Plan Is “Flawed,” Cyclists Tell Transit Panel

Electrification Suddenly In Vogue Again
Transport Politic

Exclusive: MTA Bus Driver Attacked By Laker Fans (video interview)

FRA Guidelines On Federal Funds For HSR
California High Speed Rail Blog

Greuel Scolds Transpo For Dismissing The Public

High-Speed Victory: The $180 Million Project Would Create A New Anaheim Landmark While Helping Anchor California’s Future High-Speed Rail Network
Architects Newspaper

House Transportation Bill Seeks ‘Dramatic Changes’
Journal Of Commerce

L.A. Air Quality District Wins In Senate Committee
Capitol Weekly

Lakers Parade Shows Us L.A. Can Have Ciclovia
LA StreetsBlog

Library-A-Go-Go To Provide New Service At El Cerrito Del Norte BART Station
Contra Costa County Library Press Release

Man Arrested In Sunday’s Lakers Victory Shenanigans (Metro Blue Line)
Los Angeles Daily News

Metro Starts Safety Enforcement Along Gold Line
EGP News

Midwest, Calif. Front Runners For $8 Billion In Rail Cash
Sacramento Bee

More Than $9,000 Saved Annually By Individuals Who ‘Dump The Pump’ And Help Save The Environment By Riding Public Transportation
APTA Transit News

Oberstar’s New Transportation Bill: Get The Highlights
LA StreetsBlog

Planes, Trains -- And Buses?
Wall Street Journal

Please Give The Disabled Your Seat. Or Else.
New York Times

Port Of Oakland Votes To Ban Dirty Diesel Trucks
Oakland Tribune

A (Radical) Way To Fix Suburban Sprawl

U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Releases $500 Billion Authorization Proposal – “A Blueprint For Investment And Reform” Includes $99.8 Billion For Transit And $50 Billion For High Speed Rail!
APTA Legislative Alert