Transportation

Workshop to take systems approach to bullet train

High-speed rail will get technical on April 7 during a workshop sponsored by the Lyles College of Engineering at Fresno State for engineers, construction managers and policy makers interested in the California project.

New transit center opening in Dinuba

A new center to house transit vehicles in Tulare County will be unveiled during a ceremony on April 17 in Dinuba.

Lyft looking for drivers in Fresno

Ridesharing service Lyft is seeking drivers for its launch in Fresno, following in the footsteps of Uber that started up in the city just a few months ago.

Visalia forum to pitch rail contracts

Businesses interested in working on the next phase of California's bullet train can learn how during an industry forum and pre-bid conference being held April 8 in Visalia.

State water board grants high-speed rail permit

The State Water Resources Control Board has given the high-speed rail project the OK to start construction between Madera and Fresno.

Judge OKs second phase of high-speed rail lawsuit

A Sacramento judge has ruled a lawsuit against the high-speed rail project can proceed.(AP) — A Sacramento County Superior Court judge says a trial in the second phase of a lawsuit against California's high-speed rail project can go ahead.



Labor groups to rally for high-speed rail

Several labor and environmental groups will speak out in support of high-speed rail during a rally Feb. 20 in Hanford.

High-speed rail foes seek hearing on travel times

(AP) — Attorneys representing Central Valley landowners are asking a Sacramento County Superior Court judge to hear arguments about whether California's high-speed trains would be able to travel as fast as voters were promised.

OnTrac to host open house for drivers

Regional overnight delivery company OnTrac is hosting an open in house in Visalia in hopes of connecting with local transportation companies to provide pickup and delivery service.

Poll: Valley leans against bullet train

A new poll suggests that California residents are becoming disenchanted with the state's high-speed rail project, especially in the Central Valley where the first tracks have been mapped out.