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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday July 29, 2009

AASHTO launches new website on reducing greenhouse gas emissions
The Transit Wire

California's Public Infrastructure Advisory Commission Members Announced
Public Infrastructure

“Can’t Get There From Here” - Dueling Over Density Continues; No End in Sight
Santa Barbara Independent

City Gas Tax Revenue Saved in State Budget Deal: What Does That Mean?
LA Streetsblog

Compliant Trucks on the Rise at Port of Long Beach

Dan Walters: California state budget deficit still looms for next year
Sacramento Bee

Design announced for Anaheim’s new transportation hub
Trains for America

Downtown streetcar meeting today

Federal Role in Rail Transit Safety
Transportation Research Board

FHWA May Slow Funding Flow to States
Journal of Commerce

Google Transit!
Mikhail Silin

Major expansion of north Pomona Metrolink station planned
Daily Bulletin

MBTA struggles to deal with massive debt
Daily News Tribune

New York City Transit Cutting 360 Jobs
Employment Spectator

New commuter bus routes win praise from riders
Press Enterprise

Oberstar to White House: On Emissions, Back Up Your Words With Action
NY Streetsblog

Practical Measures to Increase Transit Advertising Revenues
Transportation Research Board

Public Transit Combined with other Strategies Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases by 24 Percent and Save Consumers $112 Billion Annually, According to New Environmental Study
American Public Transportation Association

San Diego to reduce number of pedicabs - The City Council votes 8 to 0 to limit the number of annual permits. Officials fear an overabundance of pedicabs is creating safety problems
Los Angeles Times

See LA on the MTA

Should Thursday Be the New Friday? The Environmental and Economic Pluses of the 4-Day Workweek
Scientific American

Surface Transportation: The Need is Now

Traffic Control on Olympic Games in Los Angeles
City of Angeles

Troubled Times for Transit Agencies
Columbia Journalism Review