California Bill Would Ease Penalties On Young Transit Fare EvadersCalifornia youth who are 18 years old or younger might soon avoid criminal charges when they skip out on their public transit fare.
Sacramento Regional Transit Board Approves Fare HikeLate Monday night, the city council Sacramento's Regional Transit’s board of directors approved the first phase of a 20 percent fare increase.
Sacramento Bus Ticket Cost Would Rival New York City Under Proposed RT HikeRegional Transit says it needs the money to stay out of the red, and it has lost money over the last two years.
RT Ditches Proposed Rule Targeting Riders' Smell After Complaints From Homeless AdvocatesInstead, RT adopted several new policies aimed at making their trains safer and more attractive.
Truck And Light-Rail Train Collide In Downtown SacramentoThe crash happened at 11:05 a.m. at 7th and J streets. Injuries were reported, but none are said to be life-threatening, according to a Sacramento Police Department spokesperson.
Elk Grove Transit, RT Battling Over PaymentsAssemblyman Jim Cooper is pushing a proposed state law that would allow Elk Grove to stop paying hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to Regional Transit.
Watt Avenue Bus Lane Is Finished, So Why Isn't It Being Used?Mark Lonergan with Regional Transit says the lane is a first of its kind in the area. The two-mile stretch that travels over Highway 50 toward La Riviera Drive will allow two buses to travel on a single lane in opposite directions through one of the most congested areas of the county.
Video Of Brutal Fight Calls Safety Into Question On Sacramento Regional TransitThe video starts with a woman yelling at a man. She doesn’t give up, and punches him in the face. The man she’s with goes in after her, and it gets graphic.
Sacramento RT Police Insist They're Cleaning Up Problems With Downtown Arena On HorizonIt’s like something out of a casino security room. Dealing with a limited budget, Leong has turned to a newly updated and elaborate camera system as part of the plan. Staff monitoring the stations in real time would be able to call out officers immediately to areas where many could feel alone.
Maintenance Error Sends Empty Light-Rail Train Rolling Through SacramentoThe unmanned train came through a station at Del Paso Boulevard and Arden Way, eventually losing power and coasting to a stop after traveling more than a mile.
Sacramento Regional Transit Considering Changes After ShootingsLast year, a panel of outside transit experts recommended Sacramento’s RT officials improve security for passengers after a deadly shooting in January 2014, and another incident where officers were forced to shoot and kill a suspect on a train in March.
Man Struck And Killed By Light-Rail Train In SacramentoThe train operator says they saw the man in his 30s and threw on the emergency brakes, but it was too late and the man was struck.