Transportation

Fresno County withdraws support of high-speed rail

Fresno County has withdrawn its support of the state's high-speed rail project.The Fresno County Board of Supervisors took a 3-2 vote today to withdraw support for the California high-speed rail project.

Fresno County delays high-speed rail support vote

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors have put off until July 29 a decision to reverse course on high-speed rail support.After four hours of consideration, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors delayed for two weeks a decision that could reverse its support of the state's high-speed rail project.

City of Selma changes transit service

The City of Selma has made some changes to its transit service, eliminating fixed route service in favor of demand response (dial up) service.

Electric vehicles gain a foothold in the Valley

The Chevy Volt is one of a handful of all-electric vehicles currently available commercially.Sales of electric vehicles have revved up in the last few years, and the San Joaquin Valley is one region leading the charge.

List rates Fresno good for drivers

Fresno made it near the top of a new list rating cities on how accommodating they are to drivers.

Survey seeks input on Fresno area bus systems

Fresno and Clovis residents have until June 23 to give input on how they would like to see its transit systems improved in the area.

Fitch: Fresno airport bonds rated BBB; outlook stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed about $55.6 million in outstanding City of Fresno airport revenue bonds with a "BBB" rating, with a stable future outlook.

FYI ridership increases in Q1

Passenger traffic at Fresno Yosemite International Airport increased by 3.2 percent in the first quarter of the year over the same period last year.

Rail authority: 220 workers, 33 firms at work in Fresno

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is stressing local hiring through its contractor for the first phase of the bullet train project in the Fresno area.With no rivets or rails yet in place, the state’s bullet train project is already bringing work for a number of small businesses helping the contractors get ready for the task ahead.

Bullet train manager defends project in Fresno

Terry OgleCalifornia is going to need a lot more freeways without a bullet train, Terry Ogle, Central Valley Regional Project Manager for the California High-Speed Rail Authority, said today in Fresno.