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June 4, 2014

Calif. agency to beef up light rail security

Sacramento Regional Transit is also considering future changes as it prepares for an increase of customers due to highway construction and the launch of a new professional soccer team.


January 8, 2013

FTA awards Sacramento $135M for rail extension

The expansion offers commuters an alternative to congested Highway 99 while bringing new transit service to Cosumnes River College, one of the area’s major employers.


January 31, 2012

Calif. light rail collision is system’s worst

The recent crash involving a Sacramento Regional Transit District commuter train and an SUV that killed three people is the worst accident since the light rail system opened in 1987.


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