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Transportation Headlines for Monday October 12, 2009

23 Members of Congress Put Support Behind High Speed Rail Project

Another bikeway on tap for city - Three-mile stretch along San Fernando Boulevard in Burbank would intersect with the Chandler path
Burbank Leader

APTA supports provisions in climate change proposal
Metro Magazine

California Supreme Court: "Spillover" Transportation Funds Can't Be Diverted!"
Labor Community Strategy Center

Census profiles for Purple Line MOS-5 stations

Country’s Busiest Air Routes and a Call for High-Speed Rail
Wall Street Journal

Delegation Part 3: Lucille Roybal-Allard
Labor Community Strategy Center

Expo Light Rail project coming down to the wire
Santa Monica Daily Press

Five Fair Things Politicians Can Do for Transportation

Fun With Data: How Workers Commute

Governor vetoes freeway tunneling bill
LA Times

Have You Noticed LA Traffic Lights Are Synced? $150 Million spent yet we're still stuck in traffic
NBC News

Hearings Held For LA-To-Pomona High-Speed Trains
CBS News

How Traffic Jams Help the Environment - Efforts to lighten a city's car load can reduce subway ridership; the eco-upside of stalled traffic
Wall Street Journal

Just Give Us a Place to Park Our Bikes
LA Streetsblog

L.A.’s Draft Bikeway Plan: Non-Committal, Sloppy and Perhaps Illegal
LA Streetsblog

L.A. MTA to present transit corridor study findings to the public
Progressive Railroading

Long Beach Bridge Project Named Top Priority for County
Custom House Guide

Metrolink mulling fare hike because of falling ridership
Press Enterprise

Metrolink saves Santa but may raise fares
Ventura County Star

Ontario Airport in Death Spiral
Press Enterprise

Planners see a revitalized Ontario plaza for 250-acre parcel
Daily Bulletin

Schwarzenegger could end part of 710 Freeway debate - A bill on his desk would bar aboveground construction to extend the route through South Pasadena, but that would still leave a massive tunnel as an option
LA Times

Sec. LaHood Tells APTA Annual Meeting: Transit Has a ‘Partner at DOT’
Passenger Transport

Transfer Policies
Riding in Riverside

Whittier-area cities reach tentative agreement with California High-Speed Rail Authority
Whittier Daily News