Brian Kelly is Secretary of the California Transportation Agency.
On Capital Public Radio's Insight today, Kelly said high speed rail must persevere despite litigation against the project and opposition in Washington for its $68 billion price tag.
"Yes the drought is the most recent crisis and challenge before us but we have to keep our eye on the long term and the long term in California should include viable mobility options for people to get around this great state. High speed rail, I think, is an important element in connecting our regions in a very convenient, clean and fast way."
Governor Jerry Brown is expected to put high speed rail on his list of priorities during his State of the State address tomorrow morning.
Friday is "Bike To Work" day and even if you didn't channel kinetic energy to get yourself to the office there are still lots of fun ways to celebrate the final days of bike month.
A survey shows half of California's roads are in poor condition, but few of the proposed improvement projects are ready to go.
It'll soon cost more to ride Sacramento Regional Transit buses and light rail trains. The RT board Monday night voted to raise fares starting July 1st to help balance the agency's budget.
Increased transit officers, smartphone apps and station improvements are a few of the plans being implemented across the Regional Transit System to combat safety and cleanliness issues and prepare for the new downtown arena.
(AP) — Officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit say only about 20 percent of BART commuter trains have working surveillance cameras.