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April 29, 2014

BYD's first Calif.-built all-electric bus unveiled

BYD’s new plant has added 60 new jobs for American workers, with the company expecting to increase the number of new jobs created to 100 by the end of the year, while adding 200 more by the end of next year.


January 8, 2014

Cap-and-trade fund proposed to pay for Calif. HSR

Plan would tap $250 million in funds from corporate fees on greenhouse gases in an effort to help make up for $9 billion in state funding that was blocked last year in a court ruling. Environmental groups want the funds go to projects that can have more immediate effects on climate change.


October 17, 2013

AC Transit strike averted, BART still in talks

Gov. Jerry Brown called for a strike delay for AC Transit, which will thwart a walkout by bus operators and mechanics. Meanwhile, union officials called off a scheduled strike Wednesday evening and trains are running on schedule.


September 30, 2013

Calif. Gov. signs clean transportation bill

Will provide more than $2 billion in funding to help fleets and consumers purchase clean and low carbon cars, trucks, buses and construction equipment.


September 13, 2013

California extends clean vehicle, fuel incentives through 2023

By extending the programs through 2023, the bill would provide more than $2 billion in clean air and transportation funding in California.


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.


March 13, 2013

Calif. agency adds triple bike racks

Gold Coast Transit will install new Sportworks racks on all 54 of its buses.


March 5, 2013

Calif.-based agency celebrates electric bus

The deployment of buses in Stockton was made possible by the California Energy Commission’s grant of $2.57 million under Assembly Bill 118 administered by CALSTART.


January 31, 2012

Calif.’s Gov. Brown rejects $100B HSR cost estimate

Claimed in an interview that the project will cost significantly less with environmental fees paid by carbon producers as a source of funding.


February 17, 2011

Calif., N.Y. ask for Florida’s high-speed rail funds

Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for the money to be redirected to California’s project, despite protests from critics. New York Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer echoed the request for their state.


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