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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday September 15, 2009

Another delay pushes Expo Line opening to late 2011 - A September report projects a 50-week delay in opening the 8.6-mile light-rail system from downtown L.A. to Culver City. The project is about half finished
Los Angeles Times

California Leads Nation with Over $2 Billion in Federal Obligations for Highway Transportation Recovery Act Funding
Office of the Governor

Car sharing is seen as way to ease city traffic
Daily News

City of Duarte creates committee for Gold Line extension
Pasadena Star News

Evaluating the Highway-Transit Compromise
Transport Politic

Federal Proposal Would Spend $154 Million on Vehicle Tracking Tax - Oregon congressman wants to spend taxpayer money to develop nationwide vehicle tracking and taxing technologies

Gasoline prices keep rising in California while falling nationwide
Los Angeles Times

Green transit advocates seek advantage

Hollywood & Western - "No-Man's Land"

How Can We Improve Transportation Security?
National Journal

LAWA director seeks to reverse decades of LAX underinvestment

McCain Includes Wilshire Bus Lanes, Gold Line Extension in Amendments to Curb 'Wasteful Spending' by Fed

McCain’s List of Wasteful Transit Includes Wilshire Bus-Only Lanes and Gold Line Extension
LA Streetsblog

Mineta Transportation Institute Publishes Study on Recruiting Candidates into Transportation Careers

Metropolitan Planning Organizations: Options Exist to Enhance Transportation Planning Capacity and Federal Oversight. GAO-09-868, September 9
Survey Supplement

Muni checks security cameras in wake of attack
San Francisco Chronicle

NPR Looks At High Speed Rail
The Infrastructurist

NY City Council To MTA CEO: “(MTA) Operational Data Should Be Wholly In The Public Domain”
Station Stops

Oberstar Stands Firm on Transportation Bill, Gets Industry Backup
LA Streetsblog

Punching Holes
Riding in Riverside

REGION: North County riders sing early Compass Card blues - Software upgrades start to fix some problems
North County Times

South Coast Air Quality Management District Approves Funding for 483 Natural-Gas-Fueled Trucks To Replace Diesel Trucks for Drayage at Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

Three on maglev
Transit Wire

Transit TV Programming Returning to Metro Buses - Sun Valley Firm Buys Assets After Bankruptcy Filing
San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Walking on glass: New eco-friendly pavement
Transit Wire

Who Controls Data About Public Transportation?
Electronic Frontiers Foundation

Zipcar Partners with City Officials, UCLA & USC to Expand Car Sharing in Los Angeles