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Transportation Headlines for Monday October 19, 2009

10 Freeway widening project commences
Daily Bulletin

Buses Get Their Own 'Clunkers' Program
American Planning Association

Calatrava's New Train Station and 8 More High-Speed Rail Hubs on the Horizon

California Advances Public Toll Financing Option for Transportation Projects

California job losses keep climbing - The Bay Area, whose tech industry is gearing up, is projected to lead the state's comeback. Southern California -- hobbled by the collapse in housing and construction -- will lag, economists say
LA Times

City Considering Free Parking for Zero Emission Vehicles
LA Streetsblog

City of Monrovia sets second meeting on proposed rail station
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Councilman Sam – Gold Line

County's jobless rate up to 12.7 percent
Daily News

D.C. expands subway station cell phone service
Metro Magazine

Editorial: Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) Battles IRS Over SILO Deals
American Banking News

Fight looms over Gold Line extension
Mercury News

Forum to highlight three futuristic rail projects to Calif. - DesertXpress, maglev aren’t the only ideas for high-speed trains
Las Vegas Sun

FRA Preliminary Rail Plan: No Plan at All
Transport Politic

High-speed trains may collide with L.A. River plans - Two environmental goals -- mass transit and reclaimed open space -- may be mutually exclusive
LA Times

Huge LAX terminal project moves ahead - Panel to award contracts on adding gates, square footage to Bradley
Daily News

L.A. area's history lives in these unique archives - Pamphlets, maps, photographs -- even a football helmet -- tell their collective story
LA Times

Imports dive at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach - They report their worst combined import statistics in nine years for September, which is often the busiest month at the nation's biggest port complex
LA Times

LA City Council bails out ailing Transportation Department
KPCC 89.3

Light-rail discussions in Whittier on track for Tuesday, Thursday
Whittier Daily News

Metrolink settlement of $30 million is far too high and not at all fair

Metro meetings to update public on possible Harbor Subdivision service
Signal Tribune

Riverside, San Bernardino counties to hear high-speed rail pitch
Press Enterprise

Street plan trades speed for safety - Proposal to reduce lanes on Verdugo ruffles feathers, but officials say it would calm traffic
Burbank Leader

Students to get LA Live tram service
Daily Trojan

That's One Hip Secretary

T4 America touts health, transportation connection
Metro Magazine

Transportation Allowances in the Climate Bill: A Tale of Two Modes

Transportation Transformation
American Institute of Architects

Unusual rail proposals not likely to challenge existing plans
Las Vegas Sun

Upcoming fall subway extension meetings

Upside of Traffic

Wilshire bus lanes: the human factor