A French high speed train TGV. (ALAIN JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Contests High-Speed Rail Air Quality Plans

Suit says state agency downplays harmful environmental effects and exaggerates benefits.


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East Coast Storm Causing Flight Delays Across The Country

The majority of flights scheduled to leave Newark Liberty Airport have been canceled as a winter storm moves up the East Coast.


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Damaged Overhead Light Rail Lines Cause Headache For Commuters

Light rail commuters in the Sacramento area were delayed getting to work this morning after a train stalled.


Dump Truck

Dump Truck Crashes Into Sacramento Home

The accident happened at about 7:15 p.m. on the 800 block of Lake Oak Court in the Arden-Arcade area.



BART Blames Server Upgrade For Service Disruption

A major San Francisco Bay Area transit agency says train service has been restored, although delays are expected throughout the system.


Manteca Increases Speed Limits So Cops Can Continue Using Radar Guns On Speeders

The speed limit will be going up on 28 sections of road as a result of a traffic survey required every 7 years by state law. Speed limits are adjusted by how fast cars actually travel on that road.


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Legislation Would Protect Calif. Transit Money

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democrats in the state Assembly have drafted legislation they hope will help California keep about $1.6 billion in federal transportation money after the state scaled back some public employee pension benefits.


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Board Set To Approve Calif High-Speed Rail Deal

The board overseeing California’s $68 billion high-speed rail project is set to approve a contract to start the first construction work for a bullet train in the Central Valley at its meeting Thursday in Sacramento.


Signs that bolts have snapped on the new Bay Bridge. (credit: CBS)

Report Claims New Bay Bridge Bolts Contain Banned Alloy

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has more than 1,200 bolts made from galvanized steel that is virtually identical to a high-strength alloy that a nationwide group of transportation officials banned for use on bridges because the bolts can crack.


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San Joaquin County May Cut Bus Service On Sunday

To ride out the recession, San Joaquin County needs to cut bus services and they could stop picking up people on Sundays. On Tuesday, riders spoke out about the proposed change in service.



U.S. Highway Deaths Fall To Lowest Level Since 1949

Highway deaths have fallen to levels not seen since the Korean War, helped by more people wearing seat belts, better safety equipment in cars and efforts to curb drunken driving.