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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 9, 2009

Billion dollar Crenshaw transit corridor underway
Our Weekly

Bluffs project to finally begin
Santa Monica Daily Press

California gasoline prices jump, U.S. prices ease
Los Angeles Times

Daily News Highlights How City Blew Opportunity When Raising Meter Costs
LA Streetsblog

Federal Transit Administration Awards $6.7 Billion To Nearly 600 Transit Providers Across the U.S.
Gov Monitor

Getting the Price Right: How Much Should High-Speed Fares Cost?
Transport Politic

Green LA Talks the Talk but Can't Walk the Walk

Irvine backs direct, nonstop bus service to LAX - Officials say the service will provide affordable link to Orange County's busiest transit hub
Orange County Register

Meet Mariachi Station, LA's Newest Subway Stop
Curbed LA

Metrolink unveils plaque honoring train crash victims - The bronze plaque is revealed at Union Station in downtown L.A. days before the first anniversary of the deadly Chatsworth collision. The deceased, their loved ones and rescuers are commemorated
Los Angeles Times

Monrovia looks to get rail yard
Pasadena Star News

Move to generate more income also has hurt Valley businesses (parking)
Daily News

OCTA September 2009 service change

Public Safety Vs. Public Safety
Where the Sidewalk Starts

Rail Riders Discover that Going the Extra Mile is the Hardest Part

Revolution is in the Report (parking)
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Riverside Challenges Port Projects; Suggests ‘Moderate’ Fee
Cunningham Report

Transit-Oriented Development as a Road to Sustainable Growth

Tutor Perini Wins 4 Construction Contracts Totaling $343M
Real Estate Channel

West Coast Port Execs Meet With UP, BNSF Management
Cunningham Report

What Should A National Freight Policy Do And How Should It Be Funded?
National Journal

Would $5 Gallon Gasoline Cause Commuters To Change Their Ways?
The Infrastructurist