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.
The gasoline-price analyst, Gasbuddy says most Americans will pay less for gasoline this year, but California will continue to pay more than it typically would.
You can now plan trips and pay fares on Sacramento’s Regional Transit system using a new smartphone app.
Electric bike and skateboard riders will have new access to California roads in 2016, as well as new requirements.
Restrictions on visiting Cuba will remain, but authorized travelers can soon fly directly from American airports to the island nation. Currently, charter flights are the only air travel option.
It's been 50 years since a Cosumnes River Boulevard extension was first planned. On Tuesday, the extension and interchange for Interstate 5 opened. A development project comes next.