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Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 4, 2010

And, Cut! Money Woes Delay A TV Reality Show On Subway Workers
New York Times

And Now, For Something Completely Different (Paris-based architecture firm dreams up freeway cap park proposal)
StreetsBlog LA

Become A Fan Of Metro Westside Subway Extension On Facebook

Blumenauer Acts To Make Active Transportation Safer, Easier, And More Accessible
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR)

California Transportation Activist Found Dead In Creek (Ken Gosting, former advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown)
Associated Press

Caltrans Responds To Analyst’s Report That It Needs To Cut Jobs
Sacramento Bee

City Hall Wants Drivers To Share (carsharing program in Santa Monica)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Do Environmental Regulations Hurt The Economy?: Environmental Regulations Have Transformed California’s Economy But It’s Not Always Clear If The Result Was Positive

Feedback From DASH Hearings: Cuts Bad, Hikes Reasonable
StreetsBlog LA

Halt In Federal Highway Program Reveals Lobby’s Larger Frustrations
Center For Public Integrity

Industry Groups Decry Non-Highway Earmarking
Fleet Owner

Meet The Guy Who Fixed The Little Tokyo Gold Line Station
Curbed LA

A New Plan For Transportation: President Obama’s Transportation Plan Considers Economic Development For Low-Income Communities Across The U.S.
Public Radio International

Officials Call For Action In Extending Green Line Closer To LAX
Real Camino

Opinion: A High-Speed Rail System That Wouldn't Serve Californians - The Focus Should Be On Developing Intra-Urban Rail Networks, Not Connecting Far-Flung Regions Of The State
Los Angeles Times

Railroad Industry Weathers Recession, But Seen Facing Serious Policy Challenges
Supply & Demand Chain

Tri-Met Adds Five New Transit Titles To App Center

Wasted Stimulus (mapping a positive correlation between federal stimulus investment and lack of local population density, attributing the relationship to highway spending)
New York Times