Traffic impact

Report: New Sacramento Kings Arena Could Snarl Downtown Traffic

The environmental-impact report projects an additional 1,100 cars heading south during rush hour on a stretch of freeway already known for gridlock.


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Police In Southern California Discover 5,000 Pounds Of Pot In Traffic Stop

Chula Vista police say they found about 5,000 pounds of marijuana inside a truck after the driver ran a red light.


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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.


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Bay Bridge Handles First Day Of Traffic, First Accident, And New Pedestrian Path

One new feature of the bridge got a workout this morning with the first accident on the bridge—a minor fender-bender. An accident like that could have made traffic a mess, but the new span now has shoulders that allowed the cars to pull over and not impede traffic.


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Truck Fire Near Bay Bridge Snarling Morning Commute

A big rig fire on a skyway just off the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is snarling the morning commute for drivers using the span to try to get into San Francisco.



SUV Hydroplanes And Hits Traffic Pole In Rancho Cordova

Wet streets are being blamed for a crash that took out a street pole in Rancho Cordova.


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Driver Killed In Crash On Capital City Freeway

A driver was killed when their truck left the road and hit a tree in Sacramento.


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UPDATED: Coroner IDs 2 Killed In Davis I-80 Crash

The Solano County Coroner has released the identities of two people who were killed in a crash on Interstate 80 in Davis on Thursday.


A crash on the Yolo Causeway created a traffic nightmare Tuesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Caltrans Warns Commuters Of Westbound Highway 50 Delays

Caltrans is warning Friday commuters to plan accordingly as a detour could affect their drive due to some scheduled maintenance.


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Bay Area And Valley Workers Have Worst Commutes In Country

Workers in the San Francisco Bay Area and San Joaquin County suffer through commutes that are longer and cover greater distances than in any other major metro area in the country.


An overturned big rig blocks lanes of southbound Interstate 5 just north of Elk Grove on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: All Lanes Back Open On I-5 After Big Rig Crash

A big rig overturned on southbound Interstate 5 just north of Laguna Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon, initially blocking all three lanes and clogging the afternoon commute.


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I-5 Partially Reopens North Of LA

The California Highway Patrol has partially reopened a 40-mile stretch of Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles that was closed for many hours due to snow.