Transportation

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.

Legislators seek delay of bullet train report

Local legislators are asking for more time for the public to review the Fresno-to-Bakersfield portion of the state's bullet train project before environmental documents are approved on May 7.

Frontier Airlines adds flights from Fresno

Frontier Airlines will increase service out of Fresno at the end of April, going from three flights a week to four.

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.