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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday July 7, 2009

Adding More Transportation to the Climate Change Mix
LA StreetsBlog

Anaheim mayor will lead fight for high-speed rail line - Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle will help state vie for $8 billion in federal stimulus funds
OC Register

ARRA Surface Transportation Funds Missing the Smart Growth Mark
Smart Growth Online

BART and MUNI labor relations in a crushing economic climate

Big Boss Tours Gold Line Extension
Curbed LA

Cubic Purchase Will Expand and Strengthen Services Operations in U.S. Public Transport

Developer files claim against city for $10.5 million
Desert Sun

Finmeccanica's AnsaldoBreda In Deal For Chinese Subway System
Wall Street Journal

For Los Angeles, it's 'hard to plan' for memorial
USA Today

Free Park and Ride with the Los Angeles Metro
Travelin’ Local

Gold Line's Eastside Extension is a model for America
USDOT Fastlane

Google Transit Arrives in L.A.
LA StreetsBlog

Google Transit for Metro is Here (in Beta)
Curbed LA

Google Transit Finally Launches in Los Angeles (Metro Calls it a Data Test)*

Google Transit Live in Los Angeles

Los Angeles gets Google Transit
Green LA Girl

MBTA tests collision-avoidance system for trolleys
The Transit Wire

Metro Considers Ending Rush Hour Ban for Bikes on Trains
LA StreetsBlog

Metrolink to Add More Service for Michael Jackson Memorial

Michael Jackson Memorial Could Suspend Blue Line Service

More serious thinking about high speed rail
Trains for America

New land-use revisions call for increasing housing density
Pasadena Star News

Obituary - Dr. Zdenek Dan Eisenstein PhD, DSc, PEng 1936 - 2009
Tunnel Talk

Officials to roll out vision for downtown Long Beach - Preliminary plan will include zoning, design and development standards
Press Telegram

Transportation Reauthorization Depends On Funding Sources

USDOT, two states agree to extend California HSR corridor from L.A. to Las Vegas
Progressive Railroading

Utah Transit Riders Use Smart Cards to Pay Fares
Government Technology