Santa Clara County Local News: Transportation


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

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01/19/2024
With Super Bowl LX just a few years away from arriving at Levi’s Stadium and the FIFA World Cup quick on its heels, the Valley Transportation Agency has started planning the big events.

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01/18/2024
State Sen. Aisha Wahab, whose district covers Sunnyvale and Milpitas, has submitted a bill asking the California State Transportation Agency to create a plan that would consolidate the Bay Area’s 27 transit agencies.

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01/18/2024
Sunnyvale is looking to fill accessibility gaps in existing public transit options for residents to travel around the city, and one ride-share service is taking center stage.

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01/17/2024
Seeking to accelerate Tesla’s plans to open its new engineering headquarters, the City Council approved a deal with the car giant to expedite an upgrade of a substation on Hanover Street.

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01/17/2024
The federal government dished out $88 million in grants to California school districts for electric buses, but San Jose schools lost out.

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01/10/2024
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If you listen to California’s political class, the high-speed rail project sounds like a textbook boondoggle — over-budget, delayed and larded up with waste. Yet in communities across California’s farm belt, the discourse is refreshingly different.

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01/08/2024
Caltrans has set a Jan. 25 deadline for tech companies to show how generative artificial intelligence might reduce traffic congestion in the state. This follows an executive order that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed in September related to this type of AI.

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01/08/2024
Local leaders made it official just before the holidays, cutting the ribbon to celebrate the expansion of the SV Hopper service into South Santa Clara.

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01/05/2024
A five-year data analysis conducted by the Vision Zero Task Force, a San Jose traffic safety program, shows a sharp increase in homeless traffic fatalities from 2018 to 2022, with five deaths in 2018 that grew to a total of 51 by 2022.

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01/05/2024
Heavy snow is projected in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Previously, warmer storms had been bringing precipitation mainly to higher elevations in the Sierras.

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01/04/2024
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Two new laws taking effect Jan. 1 could affect safety on California’s roads.

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01/04/2024
Image for display with article titled California Pot Hole Alert: Rise in Electric Vehicles Will Reduce Money for Road Repairs, Trains, Buses

As the state battles climate change and Californians drive fewer gas-powered cars, tax revenue will drop substantially, according to a state analysis.

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01/04/2024
Officials are encouraging lower-income Bay Area residents to apply for a pilot program that offers 50% discounted fares on local transit.

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01/03/2024
San Francisco police officers have been operating for more than a year with guidance from their chief that California’s vehicle code doesn’t provide authority for them to ticket driverless cars for infractions like speeding or running red lights. Officers are still encouraged to report relevant information about incidents.

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01/02/2024
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The Santa Clara Valley Transportation, in partnership with other Bay Area transit agencies, announced 50% discounted fares for lower-income Bay Area residents.

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12/30/2023
While other travelers across the country have fallen victim to long check-ins, cancellations and delays amid winter weather, San Jose Mineta International Airport spokesperson Ana State said this year’s holiday travel season has been without any hitches.

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12/26/2023
This year, Milpitas banned natural gas in all new buildings, enhanced its rideshare program and looked for new ways to increase its housing. Looking ahead into the new year, the city has plans for a workplace housing project and an expansion to its Innovation Campus.

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12/19/2023
Farmland is being rezoned for industrial use, and massive warehouses are being built on spec near communities like Buttonwillow and Shafter, so goods coming through the Southern California ports can be shipped quickly throughout the western United States.

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12/15/2023
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California’s funding from gas taxes will drop by nearly $6 billion in the next decade due to the state’s electric car rules and other climate programs, “likely resulting in a decline in highway conditions for drivers,” according to a new state analysis.

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12/15/2023
San Jose will use $12.9 million from the Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program to add safety features to four transit corridors.
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