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September 5, 2013

Feds to resume sending funds to Calif. transits

Billions of dollars tabbed for transit projects were being withheld amid a dispute over cuts to public employee pension benefits.


November 29, 2012

Megabus expands into Calif., Nev.

To celebrate the new service, during first week of travel December 12 to 19, all tickets will be $1. Megabus.com always offers fares as low as $1, with many other affordable fares on all of its services.


November 14, 2012

Calif. HSR called ‘project of the century’

The project that would link Northern and Southern California earned the nickname because it would cross two mountain ranges and a half-dozen earthquake faults, experts said.


November 1, 2011

Calif. high-speed rail to cost $98B

The new project business plan shows that the project costs over a 20-year construction period will be much higher than the initially projected $43 billion. However, it is forecast to be profitable even with low ridership numbers and would not require public operating subsidies.


October 26, 2009

Report: Calif., Midwest would gain from bus purchases

Would create high-quality manufacturing jobs, especially in states with double-digit unemployment rates, while significantly cutting auto-related global warming pollution.


August 31, 2009

MCI delivers J4500 to Calif. operator

This is Shalimar's second J4500. Its 12-coach fleet also includes MCI E4500 and D-Series coaches.


March 25, 2009

Calif's Big Blue Bus to receive $13M in ARRA funds

Agency will use funding to purchase: 10 new 30-foot gasoline-electric hybrid buses for use on neighborhood Mini Blue lines; three 60-foot flexible articulated buses that will be added to the busy Rapid 3 and Rapid 7 lines; and up to three 40-foot alternative fueled buses (manufactured by ElDorado National) that will replace several of the agency’s older diesel models.


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