Transportation

Agencies to host transportation-related public forum

The California Transportation Commission (CTC), San Joaquin Valley Regional Transportation Agencies (RTPAs), Fresno Chamber of Commerce and the Fresno Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a public forum to solicit information from San Joaquin Valley residents regarding current highway and road conditions as well as proposals to stabilize funding for transportation-system repairs and maintenance.

Rail Authority to host May 28 open house meeting

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will host an open house meeting on May 28 in Fresno.

Sanger to launch new Kings Canyon N.P. transit service

A ribbon cutting will take place May 22 as part of the launch for a new public transit service linking Fresno and Sanger to Kings Canyon National Park.

Uber to open office near Downtown Fresno

Uber will host a grand opening tomorrow of its first Central Valley office and Partner Activation Center near Downtown Fresno.

Part of Kern Street in Downtown Fresno to close for rail work

A portion of Kern Street in Downtown Fresno will close for about a month due to construction for the high-speed rail project.

Survey input needed on Tulare County long-range transit plan

An online survey is now available as part of a countywide long-range transit plan called Destination 2040.

Authority: Five firms now qualified to bid on next phase of bullet train project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority announced today that five construction teams with international experience in developing high-speed rail programs have qualified to bid on Construction Package 4 (CP 4) — the next 22-mile phase of construction through the counties of Tulare and Kern and the cities of Wasco and Shafter. 

High-speed rail to host Fresno open house April 30

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is hosting an open house in Fresno April 30 to discuss the beginning of significant construction on the project.

Fresno cabbies still fuming over ride-sharing services

Representatives from half a dozen Fresno taxi companies meet regularly to discuss the problem of unregulated taxi services operating in Fresno. From left: Maricela (Taxi America), Mario Soto (Fresno Cab owner), Al Makki (Yellow Cab owner), Juan (Taxi Azteca owner), Cirano Armas (Taxi Yosemite owner), Manuel (Taxi America), Ranjit (ABC Cab) and Bony (owner Taxi Latino).Months after asking city officials to help even the playing field between ride-sharing services and traditional cab companies, Fresno taxi drivers say they have yet to see any changes.

Firm plans to build Kings County ‘Hyperloop’ starting next year

A five-mile "Hyperloop" test project is planned for Quay Valley, a new town proposed along Interstate 5 south of Kettleman City in Kings County.Construction is slated to begin next year on a five-mile test track for a “Hyperloop” transportation system in Kings County that promises to ferry passengers at speeds near 200 mph.