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Express Lanes Open on Interstate 405


The Orange County Transportation Authority announced that work has been completed for express lanes along 16 miles of Interstate 405. The lanes, which were part of a $2.16 billion improvement project, span from Costa Mesa to the Los Angeles County line.

Data Shows Four Cities in California Among Worst for Holiday Travel


A new study by Forbes shows that four cities in the Golden State—Los Angeles, Fresno, San Diego and Sacramento—are among the 21 worst cities in the United States for holiday travel. Forbes looked at a variety of factors including car accidents, hotel prices and air travel.

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Image caption: Californians continue to set clocks back every fall, and ahead each spring.
Daylight Saving Time, Explained

After a 2018 vote authorizing the state legislature to make daylight saving time year-round, Californians are still changing their clocks twice per year. How did we get here?

Image caption: A terrifying incident in which a Cruise car dragged a pedestrian who had been hit by a different car led the DMV to take the cars off the road.
State DMV and CPUC Both Pull Self-Driving Cruise Taxis From Road

A recent incident in San Francisco spurred the Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Public Utilities Commission to suspend the licenses for Cruise’s driverless cars.

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First chain control of the season in effect on I-80

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Chain controls are in effect on Interstate 80 from the Donner Lake Interchange to Kingvale in both directions. "Roads are extremely slick, so slow down and increase your following distance," a Facebook...

Image caption: Warehouse storage is just one aspect of the highly complex logistics industry that keeps supply chains running.
Logistics: the Crucial Industry You’ve Never Heard Of

Logistics is one of the largest industries in California and keeps the state economy running. But it also comes with a heavy cost to the environment. Here are the facts on the most important industry you don't know much about, …

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Truckee Town Council discusses transportation public opinion survey results

TRUCKEE, Calif. – During the Tuesday, Oct. 10 Truckee Town Council, councilmembers discussed survey results and the feasibility of renewing the transportation tax. During the public comment section, Ben Levine from Tahoe Donner's board of...

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Inaugural Lake Tahoe Electric Transportation Summit brings together agency leaders to talk solutions

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.— The inaugural Lake Tahoe Electric Transportation Summit was held at Lake Tahoe Community College on Friday, Sept. 29, bringing together community members, business owners, and agency leaders to discuss the importance...

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Mountaineer expands for winter season

Mountaineer, which provides free, on-demand winter transportation in Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, will expand its operating schedule for the 2023-24 winter season. Passengers may request rides through the Mountaineer app.

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Mountaineer expands 2023-24 winter season microtransit service

Daily service in Olympic Valley and between the two valleys will be extended by 30 minutes until 11 p.m., and in Alpine Meadows, an additional day and another hour of service has been added to offer five days a week …

Image caption: With electric vehicles becoming more common, California's subsidy program is shifting to those who can least afford to buy one.
California to Focus Most Electric Car Rebates on Low-Income Buyers

Now that electric cars are mainstream, higher-income Californians will no longer qualify for state subsidies. Lower-income buyers could get up to $12,000.

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North Tahoe Community Alliance selects 17 projects to receive up to $20M in sponsorship, multi-year funding

As part of the North Tahoe Community Alliance’s Community Vitality and Economic Health Investment Program, 17 projects and programs that benefit residents, businesses and visitors in the areas of workforce housing, transportation, trails and tourism mitigation services were selected to …

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