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Transportation Headlines for Thursday September 17, 2009

Bill to kill a surface-road extension for the 710 is awaiting governor's signature
Pasadena Star News

Crenshaw Transit Corridor - Open Houses/Public Hearings

Delegation Visit Part 2: Xavier Becerra
Bus Riders Union

Disability activists sue Caltrans over access complaints - Suit alleges the agency has failed to bring sidewalks, intersections and roads into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act when upgrading or building transportation infrastructure
Los Angeles Times

Do Speed Cameras Make Roads Safer?

DOT Expands Funding For Studies on U.S. Maglev Corridors; How much longer can they keep doing these planning studies?
Transport Gooru

Effort to Stop Bullet Train Off the Rails—For Now
Curbed LA

High-speed rail competition heats up with new funding
Las Vegas Sun

House Panel Passes Bill Stripping Rail Antitrust Exemptions

Indian Women Find New Peace in Rail Commute
New York Times

L.A.-Long Beach Face Alameda Corridor Bailout Payments
Cunningham Report

L.A.-Long Beach Ports Will Test TWIC Scanners – Finally
Cunningham Report

LA, Long Beach Volumes Grew In August
Journal of Commerce

Las Vegas-Anaheim maglev train proposal to finally receive federal funds - The project will get $45 million that was approved several years ago to pay for final planning and environmental analysis
Los Angeles Times

OCTA March 2010 Service Cuts - Give OCTA Your Input
Pacific Progressive

Portions Of 710 Freeway To Be Closed For 10 Days
CBS News

Santa Monica Takes a Close Look at Parking
Travelin’ Local

Senate votes to allow guns on Amtrak

Senate Votes to O.K. Checked Guns on Amtrak
New York Times

Steve Huff Appointed to Mobility 21 Advisory Board
Yahoo! Finance

Union Port of Call - Congress may abet a Teamsters takeover
Wall Street Journal

What news websites are missing: Mobile transit applications
The Transit Wire