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Transportation Headlines for Monday August 31, 2009

Architecture review: Anaheim's rail hub
Los Angeles Times

Board Chair’s Perspective: Talking with CTA’s Carole Brown
Passenger Transport

Bus Rider’s Union: Metro Bus Service Barely Passes
LA Streetsblog

Caltrans set for round two of bridge, street closures
Burbank Leader

Census profiles for Purple Line MOS-2 stations

City, Bike Coalition, Moving on Sharrows
LA Streetsblog

Cityride Program to Use Electronic Fare Cards
Beverly Press (page 6)

Clean Energy Opens World’s Largest LNG/CNG Truck Fueling Station At Long Beach/Los Angeles Ports Complex to Support Clean Air Goals
PR Inside

Daily Dig - High Speed Rail Edition
The Infrastructurist

Dispatch from Down Under – Brisbane Bikeways
Soapbox LA

Drunk motorist blocks Gold Line tracks in South Pasadena
Los Angeles Times

Hybrid cars gobble rare metals, shortage looms

It's Politics: Activism helps kill light-rail proposal for Greenway Trail
Whittier Daily News

Lake Forest man takes charge of OCTA's finances - Ken Phipps is named director of finance and administration
Orange County Register

Mercedes-Benz Makes a Small Bet on Hydrogen

Metrolink reverses course on running its own train crews, opens talks with Amtrak
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink will replace train operator Connex
Ventura County Star

Monterey Park gets Gold Line extension
Whittier Daily News

MTA gets low marks for bus service in survey - The Bus Riders Union says riders gave the agency a D in overall service, a finding that conflicts with the results of the MTA's survey in June
Los Angeles Times

On the Waterbus
LA Weekly

Pedestrian undercrossing unveiled at Orange Depot - Walkway is the first in series of improvements at historic train station
Orange County Register

Public Transit vs. Cars? Mineta Institute Examines Trends
Passenger Transport

Riverside renews request for money to offset possible increase in train traffic
Press Enterprise

Sanbag gets $10 million for green truck project
San Bernardino Sun

Soil Sampling Completed for Subway to the Sea - Officials Call for Project to be Built in 10 Years
Beverly Press (pages 1 & 20)

Speeding toward Expo Line's proposed maintenance yard
Santa Monica Daily Press

Stimulus Math: Following the Money Isn’t Easy
New American Media

Stimulus road projects slow going, but proceeding as planned
Press Enterprise

Transit and taking back the street
Pushing Buses

U.S. DOT Summit Scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in DC
Passenger Transport

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