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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 23, 2009

7 Seven dead in D.C. Metro rail crash - A commuter train rear-ends another, ripping open cars in the system's worst accident in 33 years
Los Angeles Times

Airport board OKs $126.5M for parking lot
Daily Breeze

APTA Rail Coverage: Advances in Fare Collection Technology Presented
Passenger Transport

Battle of the Bike Safety P.S.A.’s: LADOT vs NYCDOT
LA StreetsBlog

Bike trail plans move ahead with $1.5 million contract
Press Telegram

Caltrans chief hired as O.C.'s new transportation director
Los Angeles Times/LA Now

Caltrans chief hits the road
Sacramento Bee

Canadian transit ridership breaks record
Metro Magazine

Chairman releases full transportation bill text

CityWatchLA - Hey! I’m Walkin’ Here!

Credit where it's due
Riding in Riverside

EPA Joins HUD, DOT in Partnership for Sustainable Communities
Smart Growth Online

Fitch cuts credit rating of Las Vegas Monorail bonds
Las Vegas Journal Review

Head of $14 billion Caltrans moving to $1.2 billion OCTA - Governor announces the Caltrans director's departure
OC Register

Iwasaki to replace Kempton as Caltrans chief
San Jose Business Journal

London's Underground to 'Go Mobile' - Plans are in the works to install cell phone coverage across the British capital's transport system ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics
Business Week

MARTA fares jump to $2 starting in October - Trains will run till 1 a.m., but fewer buses will run
Atlanta Journal Constitution

New Transit and Visitor Center opens at First and Pine
Press Telegram

Oberstar’s Transportation Bill: The Early Word
LA Streetsblog

Public Input Requested on Central City Community Plan

Santa Clarita Transit Service “TAPs” New Technology For Riders
Santa Clarita City Briefs

Seattle Metro Presents Service Cut Planning Strategies
Seattle Transit Blog

Slimmed-down airport budget wins OK
Daily Breeze

Smart Growth Leaders Hail EPA-HUD-DOT Partnership
Smart Growth Online

Train Crash in Washington Leaves 6 People Dead
New York Times

US House Wants More Transit Spending, Fewer Tolls

U.S. proposal makes road funds conditional on safety
Canadian Driver

Waiting for Gold - Little Tokyo and the Arts District Prepare for the Metro’s Eastside Extension
LA Downtown News

What Difference Would An 18-Month Delay In Reauthorization Make?
National Journal

WMATA: Experts Suspect Failure Of Signal System, Operator Error
Washington Post