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Tony Bizjak always thought of himself as a pretty good driver. Not so much last week. He competed in the annual Unitrans bus skills contest in Davis, driving a 40-foot commercial bus through an obstacle course. It turns out his skill set basically involves veering off course and squishing traffic cones, all at a snail’s pace. Tony Bizjak The Sacramento Bee
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About This Blog


Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at tbizjak@sacbee.com or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak