January 8, 2014
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
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
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
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
Billions of dollars tabbed for transit projects were being withheld amid a dispute over cuts to public employee pension benefits.
March 13, 2013
Gold Coast Transit will install new Sportworks racks on all 54 of its buses.
March 5, 2013
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
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
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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