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Transportation Headlines for Friday October 9, 2009

82% of L.A.'s signal-controlled intersections are now synchronized, mayor will announce
LA Times

710 Project gains momentum
Crescenta Valley Weekly

All Aboard for Train to Big Bear - Feasibility Study Funding On Track
Rim of the World News

Bullet Train: Phx to LA in Two Hours - Bullet train proposal on the table
FOX News

Community meeting Wed., Oct. 14 on final EIR for Phase 2 of Expo Line
The Argonaut

Do You Ride the OCTA Night OWL? Your Bus Could be Eliminated
Pacific Progressive

East Hollywood's 4 Acres of Green Space Vision

Expo Yard Belongs Downtown
Santa Monica Dispatch

Fast-Tracking High-Speed Rail For California
Trains for America

LA relegates Cyclists to 2nd Class Status

Massive graffiti tag being removed from LA

Metro Board Designates Wilshire Subway as a High Priority Project (page 4)
Beverly Press

Metro Rideshare Wins AQMD Award
Eastside Sun

Moorpark street improvement projects fall behind
Ventura County Star

O.C. will love NFL stadium in Industry
OC Register

Personal Rapid Transit Coming to Heathrow Airport
Government Technology

High speed rail coming to San Gabriel Valley
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sunset Widening Report: Not Happening (Well Some of It)

Testing Ongoing for Gold Line Eastside Extension. Opening Set for November?
LA Streetsblog

Visiting the Gold Line Extension, Nearly Getting Hit by a Train

Vote now on OCTA plans to improve central county's transportation: freeways or bus rapid transit?

Your Guide to Public Transit Meetings in October


Transportation Headlines for Wednesday October 7, 2009

Burbank Bike Master Plan Meeting Last Week-Amazing Stuff!
LA Bicycle Coalition

California wants $4.7 billion in high-speed rail stimulus - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has applied for more than half the $8 billion allotted for high-speed rail. State officials say California's plan is the most shovel-ready
CS Monitor

Car Is Still King at Alt-Car Expo
LA Streetsblog

Gold Line Check: Three Days In, Opening a Month Away?
Curbed LA

High Speed Rail Money Needs To Go To Smaller Projects Too
The Infrastructurist

Is a Bigger Transportation Bill — This Year — Back on the Table?
LA Streetsblog

L.A. Port Approves EIR For Tourist-Community Waterfront Plan
Cunningham Report

Lower gas prices, economy blamed for drop in Metrolink ridership
Press Enterprise

Metro Tells Motorists Don't Cross Us - Sheriff's deputies and Los Angeles police have been actively patrolling grade crossings
NBC News

More Public Meetings about Public Transit: A Train from Downtown to LAX to the Southbay to Long Beach?

Our future rides on public transportation
USDOT Fast Lane

Public Private Partnerships: Another One Bites The Dust
The Infrastructurist

Rail's 150-Year Wait for Safety - Positive Train Control — technology that adheres to the simple premise that there should only be one train to one track — is still years away from full implementation in the U.S.
Miller McCune



Transportation Headlines for Monday October 5, 2009

Ara Najarian: Let’s Get Along
I Will Ride

Archiving Angeles (AA): Taxi!
LA Metblogs

Calif. Supreme Court: Shifting transit funds illegal
Metro Magazine

CA Submits Second Federal HSR Stimulus Application - Up to $10 Billion Could Be Headed Our Way
California High Speed Rail Blog

Chugging along: Metrolink
Santa Clarita Signal

D.C. Metro launches reading Web tool
Metro Magazine

DOT: road job loss would have been worse without ARRA

Express Bus Hall of Fame: Metro Express 460
Simons Den

Group Claims Expo Rail Line Is ‘Deadly’
Santa Monica Dispatch

Guest View: End 710 debate once and for all
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

High-speed rail plan may alter landscape
Daily Breeze

I'll Be Working on the Railroad: California's Bullet Train Gets on Track
LA Weekly

'Inland port' drives industrial building
Victorville Daily Press

LADOT & Downtown DASH Now on Twitter

Long Beach’s Leap Toward Livability – Part 1 of 2
LA Streetsblog

No. 1 with a bullet train - California's high-speed rail plans should be first in line for federal transportation stimulus funds
LA Times

Omnitrans giving road-weary consumers chance to go green
San Bernardino Sun

Our View: Gold Line taking bidders
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Public weighs in on Crenshaw Corridor transit options
KPCC 89.3

San Bernardino - Projects bode better times
San Bernardino Sun

State seeks $4.7-billion high-speed rail grant - Schwarzenegger says state and local funds would match the federal money
LA Times

Twitter Gives Major Boost for High Speed Rail
Mile By Mile

U.S. Senator Inouye Puts Villaraigosa, MTA on Notice
LA Weekly