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Transportation Headlines for Thursday October 15, 2009

710 Freeway saga continues
Glendale News Press

Bruin Walk chalked after initiation of Dismount Zone Policy
Daily Bruin

Calling all Victor Valley commuters
VV Daily Press

Conservatives and Mass Transit: All Aboard?
Politics Daily

Google Bike Routes — Almost Here?

Honolulu rail gets federal OK
Honolulu Advertiser

How Not To Get Hit By a Gold Line Extension Train

Huffington Post Passes Los Angeles Times and Washington Post in Web Traffic,

In Kafka’s Castle: TDM in Action
LA Streetsblog

Ire, anxiety over tunnel extension - Opponents of proposal decry governor’s veto of law that would have given them one less option to worry about
Glendale News Press

Los Angeles budget crisis' main event: gridlock? With funds for traffic officers for big events at major venues way down, fans may find themselves stuck in their cars far longer than in the past
LA Times

Marketing Bike Boulevards to Non-Bikers
LA Streetsblog

Metrolink agrees to pay $30 Million settlement - PAYMENT: Money will go to victims, families of 2005 Glendale crash
Daily News

Metrolink pays out $30 million in 2005 crash settlements - Plaintiffs' attorneys say the agency showed little interest in settling the larger cases in the crash that killed 11 and injured 180 until after last year's even deadlier Chatsworth disaster
LA Times

Officials sidetrack county's rail plans - State bullet-train project favored for federal funds
San Diego Union Tribune

President Obama celebrates 8,000+ ARRA highway projects
USDOT Fastlane

Pricey plans, high-speed train derail California’s economy - Misinformed voters are passing propositions that will push the state to the brink of hopeless debt
Daily Bruin

Proposed maintenance yard is an issue for Duarte council candidates
Pasadena Star News

Santa Monica to experiment with parking psychology - Consultants find the city doesn't need more spaces, it needs to change how they are used. New pricing model aims to promote walking, biking or busing, freeing up prime spaces for short-term shoppers
Los Angeles Times

Schneider Exec Sees Growth Coming
Journal of Commerce

Senate OKs Environmental Exemption for NFL Stadium

Streetsblog Responds to City Watch Columnists Attack on Bus-Only Lanes
LA Streetsblog