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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday October 27, 2008

About One Quarter of Stimulus Money Paid Out

All about the California High-Speed Rail Authority and high-speed train project in California

Bus riders to OCTA: Save our routes - OCTA board plans to slash service to make up for severe budget shortfalls
OC Register

California, Midwest Would Gain Jobs from Greater Government Investment in Green Transit Buses - Timely Study Coincides with Congressional Debate over Transportation Bill Extension

CA Poised to Reform Auto-Centric Level of Service Environmental Rules
LA Streetsblog

City aims to increase bicycle use
Daily Trojan

Electronic Fare Collection Options for Commuter Railroads
Federal Transit Administration

Gold Line Eastside Extension to Open on November 15th!

Help decide High Desert Corridor's A.V. route
Victorville Daily Press

How Bus Transit Can Help the Auto Industry
LA Streetsblog

How Do Angelenos Travel?
LA Streetsblog

How to Ease Women´s Fear of Transportation Environments: Case Studies and Best Practices
Transportation Research Board

Important Traffic Advisory for Downtown LA on Tuesday, October 27th

It's Official: New Leg of Gold Line Opens Nov. 15

L.A. Metro, Pierce Transit honored by NTI

LA transport system, Westside subway, long overdue
Daily Bruin

Little Tokyo Hops on the Bus
LA Downtown News

Metro Approves Subway To The Sea Application For Federal Funding
WeHo News

Metro Gold Line Eastside extension to open Nov. 15
LA Times

Metrolink installs first 'automatic train stop' in county
Ventura County Star

Molina is critical of MTA Eastside extension's rollout - The L.A. County supervisor, a key backer of the line from Union Station to East L.A., says the above-ground sections could pose a risk to schoolchildren. Agency officials say testing has minimized risk
LA Times

New Gold Line extension raising safety concerns
Pasadena Star News

Ontario Loses While LAX Gains
Press Enterprise

Riverside bus system hopes to streamline with new collection boxes
Press Enterprise

Save Leimert Crenshaw Line Comments

Senate Climate Bill Triples the House’s Investments in Clean Transportation
LA Streetsblog

Slow, steady FasTrak gains on I-15 - Growth corresponds with Express Lane openings
North County Times

South Pasadena, La Canada Flintridge lose 710 tunnel lawsuit
Pasadena Star News

Study: Amtrak loss comes to $32 per passenger

Subway Adventure
LA Downtowner

Transit Coalition hosts Metro Rail GM at meeting tonight

Ultracapacitors Could Offer The Greenest Way Of Powering City Buses
Impact Lab

U.S. Newspaper Circulation Drops 10 Percent

View from the Cab
California High Speed Rail Blog

Whine and Cheese Party at Metro

Why Non-Cyclists Should Care About the LA Bike Plan
Illuminate LA