Transportation

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.

Kings County challenges rail's environmental study

(AP) — A leading opponent of California's bullet train has filed a new environmental lawsuit against the state's high-speed rail authority.

Rail contractor seeks hauling businesses

Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons is seeking companies to haul away demolition material as it prepares to build the first stretch of high-speed rail through the Central Valley.

Study: Home workers increase, car commuting down

The number of those walking to work in California dropped from 3.4 to 2.8 percent over the last 20 years. A smaller percentage of Fresno County workers used public transportation to get to their jobs in 2012 compared to 12 years earlier, but new data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows vehicle commutes decreased too.

Rail board approves Fresno-Bakersfield report

The California High-Speed Rail Board gave environmental clearance today to extend the project south to Bakersfield.