Urban planners have found that congestion can be eased by giving drivers the option of paying to bypass clogged lanes.
Chadi Chazbek with the transportation consulting group HNTB says existing free lanes can be converted to toll lanes “to improve mobility in the corridor, provide a fast and more reliable travel time provide a mobility option for people who choose to use the lane.”
Toll lanes are operating in parts of Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Drivers can use their fast track sensors to pay the toll. And expansion is planned for the lanes in both regions.
State transportation leaders say they’re discussing other ideas this week like selling more bonds for road and bridge improvements and using state cap and trade money for public transit expansion.
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.
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.