Placer County Local News: Transportation


All Local Transportation News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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12/06/2023
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The Rocklin City Council took another step toward its Interstate 80 Rocklin Road reconfiguration project, adopting environmental documents and a design for the pedestrian/bicycle crossing.

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12/06/2023
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Take Care Tahoe is requesting that all ‚ÄúTake it Slow, Tahoe‚ÄĚ yard signs be stored indoors for the winter.

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12/05/2023
Private company Brightline secured a $3 billion grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation toward a 218-mile high-speed rail line from Rancho Cucamonga to Las Vegas. The line would allow people to make the trip to Sin City in a little over two hours.

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12/04/2023
The California Department of Motor Vehicles changed its voter registration process in 2019 to put a party selection dropdown on the same page. Since then, the number of people registering as Republicans or Democrats has jumped close to 20 points.

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12/04/2023
An Alameda County judge ruled on Nov. 22 that the city of Oakland thwarted a proposed coal export terminal. The judge will rule if the developer who sued is entitled to $159 million in damages or moving forward with the project.

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12/01/2023
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.

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11/21/2023
A new study by Forbes shows that four cities in the Golden State‚ÄĒLos Angeles, Fresno, San Diego and Sacramento‚ÄĒare 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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11/16/2023
Interstate 10 in Los Angeles will reopen Nov. 21, following a fire on Nov. 11. It had previously been feared the freeway would be closed much longer.

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11/08/2023
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The Roseville Joint Union High School District will receive the first Type-D electric school buses in Placer County. Two of a total of 18 buses have already arrived.

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11/06/2023
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After 13 years, Douglas County commissioners approved a nearly $400,000 plan to bring management of Minden-Tahoe Airport back in house.

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11/06/2023
Image for display with article titled Placer Board Approves County Parking Ordinance Amendment

The Placer County Board of Supervisors amended the county's parking ordinance to strengthen existing parking enforcement and increase fines countywide.

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10/25/2023
Image for display with article titled First Chain Control of the Season in Effect on I-80

Chain controls are in effect on Interstate 80 from the Donner Lake Interchange to Kingvale in both directions.

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10/22/2023
Image for display with article titled Tahoe Transportation District Votes to Dissolve IV Mobility Hub Committee

The Tahoe Transportation District and Tahoe Transportation Committee held a two-hour meeting to discuss several items related to current transit projects in the area.

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10/21/2023
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In an area known for million-dollar views, some may not know that a significant demographic has a hard time getting around Lake Tahoe. That’s according to the Transportation Equity Study put out by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.

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10/12/2023
Image for display with article titled Truckee Town Council Discusses Transportation Public Opinion Survey Results

During the Oct. 10 Truckee Town Council meeting, councilmembers discussed the feasibility of renewing the transportation tax.

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10/08/2023
Image for display with article titled Inaugural Electric Transportation Summit Brings Together Tahoe Leaders

The first Lake Tahoe Electric Transportation Summit sparked discussion on the importance of bringing Lake Tahoe up-to-speed with electric transportation.

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10/02/2023
The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded $42.51 million to the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority to complete Phase 1 of its Sacramento to Roseville Third Track Project.

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09/25/2023
Image for display with article titled 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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09/19/2023
Image for display with article titled Placer Transportation Planning Agency Shares Planning, Outreach Efforts with Supervisors

Mike Costa, senior transportation planner with PCTPA, shared one project the agency is working on, its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), a long-range planning document that guides investments, strategies and policies to support major and local transportation projects in the county.

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09/18/2023
Image for display with article titled 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 (Thursday-Monday) service until 6 p.m.