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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday July 21, 2009

Budget Accord Reached
Los Angeles Times

Drivers And Legislators Dismiss Cellphone Risks
New York Times

Improving Access To Healthcare By Improving Transportation Options
Transportation For America

Is Now The Right Time To Build A Railroad
Sacramento Bee

Metro To Hold Five Community Meetings In August For Westside Subway Extension Project
Metro Press Release

More ‘Subway To The Sea’ Community Meetings Scheduled

MTA Chief Recommends Against Italian Firm’s Rail Cars: Agency Staffers Report That The Cars Being Built By AnsaldoBreda Under An Existing Contract Are Too Heavy And Years Behind Schedule
Los Angeles Times

Off The Agenda: Metro Board Not Talking Bikes Or Rail Acceleration This Week
LA StreetsBlog

Opinion: High-Speed Rail Isn’t Pork – It’s An Organic Green
San Francisco Examiner

The Other Highway Funding Crisis
New Republic

Roadshow: No Surprise! Tom Campbell’s Gas-Tax Hike Proposal Has Detractors
San Jose Mercury News

Senate Agrees On $26.8 Billion Highway Trust Fund Rescue
LA StreetsBlog

Seniors TAP Their Way Into Transit System: New Bus Pass Is Easy To Use, Environmentally Friendly And Secure
Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Signs Of Change: How A New Font Called “Clearview” Is Changing America’s Highways
Hardest Year

Trend Favors A More Pedal-Happy Method Of Commuting, Inland Residents Say
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Valley Still Overlooked With Transit Planning
San Fernando Valley Business Journal