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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday October 21, 2009

As Hybrid Buses Get Cheaper, Cities Fill Their Fleets
New York Times


Commuters make it to class without a car - UCLA faculty, students utilize bicycles, bus system to avoid costs of a car, hours of traffic
Daily Bruin

Dan Walters: Take bullet train claims with grain of salt
Sacramento Bee

Eye Opener: What to watch with the stimulus
Washington Post

FHWA’s Transportation and Climate Change Newsletter – September 2009
Transport Gooru

If a Port settles a lawsuit, does it make a sound?
KPCC 89.3

Legislators challenge Villaraigosa on Westside subway funding - House members urge the MTA to include three other transit projects in a bid for federal funding
LA Times

Long Beach Port Caves to Trucking Industry Polluters at Expense of Community, Environment

Mayor's effort to fast-track Westside subway faces challenge
LA Times

Members of Congress to L.A.: Do You Really Want the Westside Subway?

Metrolink engineers sue over train cameras
ABC News

Metro Offering Late-Night Train Service... This Sunday Only

More Planes, No Trains, Definitely Automobiles

New Study Shows $56 Billion in Hidden Health Damage from Autos
LA Streetsblog

Plan targets Disneyland visitors to increase LA/ONT air traffic
Redlands Daily Facts

Poverty is up, but how much? Census tells two stories - Almost 16 percent of Americans lived in poverty last year, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. The numbers were sharply higher than official rates, which reflect different measures
CS Monitor

REGION: Public hearing set for those who depend on transit
North County Times

REGION: Long road ahead for new rail technology - Automated braking system must be in place by 2015
North County Times

Report: LAX should share air traffic despite decline in volume
Daily Breeze

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus Gets More Articulate - Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus will purchase 11 new Articulated in 2011 making them even greener -- and better!
Westside Today

Senator Wants Distracted Driving Laws

SF Muni finds almost 10% of riders are fare cheats
San Francisco Chronicle

SGV congressional leader demand MTA seek federal funding for local transit projects
Pasadena Star News

Streets Notes for the Upcoming Bike Plan Meetings
LA Streetsblog

Train Fight Intensifies

Tutor Perini Announces World Headquarters Move to Los Angeles

Ultracapacitor Buses Work... As Long as You have Lots of Quick-Charge Stations

West Hollywood supports FABULOUS metro line

What Could Have Been: The Metro Library's Collection of Proposed Rapid Transit Routes
Franklin Avenue

What is it like working for the MTA in Los Angeles?
Yahoo! Answers

Yet another meeting post: Expo Line, Harbor Subdivision, long-range plan