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April 17, 2017
(AP) - The California Senate has approved more than $900 million worth of road and train projects that were promised to lawmakers in order to secure their support for a hike in gas taxes and vehicle fees.
April 7, 2017 | Chris Nichols
Republican George Runner says the state’s proposed fuel tax increase "will make California gas prices the highest in the nation." PolitiFact California wades through fact and fiction on state gas prices.
April 7, 2017 | Ben Adler
It took the full negotiating power of California Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders to push their transportation funding deal across the finish line Thursday.
April 6, 2017 | Ben Adler
Gov. Jerry Brown is claiming victory after the California Legislature approved fuel tax increases and new vehicle fees to pay for road repairs and other transportation projects.
March 21, 2017 | Randol White
An effort is in the works to bring free transit service to the Lake Tahoe area in coming years.
February 14, 2017 | Julia Mitric
The rail company says its crews are working to clear two more train cars off the track so they can re-build the track structure and then replace the track.
December 28, 2016 | Chris Nichols
Starting Jan. 1, drivers in California will be banned from operating their smartphone –- unless it’s mounted to a dashboard or windshield –- and can be activated with one finger tap or swipe.
December 22, 2016 | Steve Milne
AAA's latest travel survey finds about 12.5 million Californians will be spending the holidays out-of-town. That’s the highest holiday travel number AAA has ever predicted for California. And it’s an increase of nearly two percent from last year.
December 14, 2016 | Chris Nichols
State lawmakers have failed for years to reach a deal to pay for California’s growing transportation repair needs. What, if anything, will make the funding plans proposed last week by Democrats at the Capitol any different?