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Transportation headlines for Friday September 11, 2009

American Airlines, at LAX since 1946, to be subject of Flight Path program
The Argonaut

Beaumont dispute over transit county funds reaches critical point
Press Enterprise

Bottom Line: Firing exemplified racism in LADOT
Los Angeles Wave

BRU Delegation present Councilmember Huizar 1248 postcards
Bus Riders Union

Burbank waits on tunnel - City Council votes to reserve judgment on 710 proposal, but no one speaks in project’s favor
Glendale News Press

Bus Riders Union Transit Model - Why a Bus Centered System Will Best Serve U.S. Cities
Bus Riders Union

California rail board to reopen bidding on PR contract
Los Angeles Times

Cargo traffic down at Southland ports

Consensus on National Transport Goals Still Eludes Industry Pros
LA Streetsblog

Council Moves Forward with EIR for Wilshire Boulevard
LA Steetsblog

CSULB gets grant for maglev rail study - TRANSPORTATION: University is researching a system that may transport cargo to and from ports
Press Telegram

CTA to Debut Developer Web Tools Page
Metro Magazine

Downtown Santa Monica parking rates to rise
Los Angeles Times

Is the Expo Line Making the Grade?

FTA weighs in on social media
The Transit Wire

Gadfly Extraordinaire John Walsh Finally Turns to Blogging
LA Weekly

Gridlock and Growth: Reducing Congestion Boosts Productivity
Reason Foundation

Hollywood Gives up on Tourism, Embraces its Truck Stop Future
SoapBox LA

LAX's Bradley Terminal to shut down Sunday
Daily Breeze

Old Eastside Bus Station ‘Glistens’ As New Transit Hub
Eastside Sun

Pacific Palisades work to disrupt traffic along PCH
Los Angeles Times

Pilot program to limit traffic on Market Street
San Francisco Chronicle Exposes Sensitive Details On Military Personnel

Transportation bill hits roadblock
The Hill

TSA Workers Inch Closer To Obtaining More Rights
Washington Post

U.S. poverty rate hit 11-year high in 2008
Los Angeles Times


Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 9, 2009

Billion dollar Crenshaw transit corridor underway
Our Weekly

Bluffs project to finally begin
Santa Monica Daily Press

California gasoline prices jump, U.S. prices ease
Los Angeles Times

Daily News Highlights How City Blew Opportunity When Raising Meter Costs
LA Streetsblog

Federal Transit Administration Awards $6.7 Billion To Nearly 600 Transit Providers Across the U.S.
Gov Monitor

Getting the Price Right: How Much Should High-Speed Fares Cost?
Transport Politic

Green LA Talks the Talk but Can't Walk the Walk

Irvine backs direct, nonstop bus service to LAX - Officials say the service will provide affordable link to Orange County's busiest transit hub
Orange County Register

Meet Mariachi Station, LA's Newest Subway Stop
Curbed LA

Metrolink unveils plaque honoring train crash victims - The bronze plaque is revealed at Union Station in downtown L.A. days before the first anniversary of the deadly Chatsworth collision. The deceased, their loved ones and rescuers are commemorated
Los Angeles Times

Monrovia looks to get rail yard
Pasadena Star News

Move to generate more income also has hurt Valley businesses (parking)
Daily News

OCTA September 2009 service change

Public Safety Vs. Public Safety
Where the Sidewalk Starts

Rail Riders Discover that Going the Extra Mile is the Hardest Part

Revolution is in the Report (parking)
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Riverside Challenges Port Projects; Suggests ‘Moderate’ Fee
Cunningham Report

Transit-Oriented Development as a Road to Sustainable Growth

Tutor Perini Wins 4 Construction Contracts Totaling $343M
Real Estate Channel

West Coast Port Execs Meet With UP, BNSF Management
Cunningham Report

What Should A National Freight Policy Do And How Should It Be Funded?
National Journal

Would $5 Gallon Gasoline Cause Commuters To Change Their Ways?
The Infrastructurist


Transportation Headlines for Tuesday September 8, 2009

Archiving Angeles (AA): Papa’s Got a Brand New Bus
LA Metblogs

Bike Path Cleanup, New Parking Meter Attendents, and LADOT’s Organization: The Rest of Next Week’s Transportation Committee Agenda
LA Streetsblog

CARB announces $45 million grant program for port trucks
Land Line

Crenshaw Line's Battle Plans Presented for Measure R Fund
The Bus Bench

El Segundo Blvd. lanes to be closed for Green Line Station work
Daily Breeze

Freeloaders, Beware: L.A. Now Has Subway Turnstiles
New American City

Freeway 'smart lanes' on the way in L.A. Sensors make roads more intelligent than many of the drivers
Oh My Gov!

Gold Line Lake Ave. Station Upgrade Continues
Pasadena Real Estate

High Desert Corridor JPA
San Bernardino County

Intercity Trains: How Good Do Connections Need to Be?
LA Streetsblog

Is Foothill Boulevard LA’s most perilous street?
Atwater Village Newbie

L.A. has worst traffic congestion in U.S.
Los Angeles Business

LaHood on Transport: ‘We Don’t Want to Pit One Mode … Against Another’
LA StreetsBlog

L.A. Metro launches fall TV show
Metro Magazine

LB Transit Now On Google
LB Post

Long Beach lures Tesla to Boeing site with state enterprise zone
Press Telegram

Long Beach Transit available on Google Transit
Metro Magazine

Los Angeles MTA and CALSTART Team on Folding Bike Program

Metrolink opens crew negotiations
Valley News

Metrolink struggles with reforms - A year after the fatal crash in Chatsworth, safety improvements are growing costlier and more complicated
Los Angeles Times

New Parking Meter Rates
City Watch

Omnitrans fares going up Tuesday
Press Enterprise

Our View: In the dark over 710 tunnel
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Palmdale HSR Airport Station
California High Speed Rail Blog

Paul Weyrich’s Soft Spot for Public Transit - The late conservative leader debunks the free-market case against transit

Pico staffer takes train from San Diego every day
Whittier Daily News

Rail system's future is riding on better safety - Passenger protection has been chief concern since the wreck
Ventura County Star

Redondo Beach approves plans for new transit center
Daily Breeze

Sunday solutions: Electric bicycles in Los Angeles
Green LA Girl

Survey: Toll lane revenue favored to fund road repairs
Press Enterprise

Washington State GIS Transportation Repository Takes Long Road

When Bus Drivers Stopped Giving Change
New York Times

While bus transit is ransacked, OCTA begins plans to widen the 12-lane 405 freeway

Will the Subway Get to the Sea? And Other Musings on Moving LA
City Watch

Will Wilshire Ever Be Traversable?
Curbed LA