Responding to patron requests, Sacramento International Airport today will open a new pedestrian walkway from the daily surface parking lot to both air terminals. Officials said the walkway will allow fliers to chose a five-minute walk, rather than wait for a shuttle bus.

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After nearly a decade of struggles, Sacramento Regional Transit’s Blue Line light rail extension project is now full throttle. It needs to be. The local bus and rail agency is up against a “use it or lose it” $135 million federal deadline. Either it has trains rolling by Sept. 6, 2015, or risk losing its federal financial backing.
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Despite a summer replete with natural disasters – fires, drought, earthquake – Labor Day weekend will bring out the crowds.
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Crash woes at Caltrans’ construction zone on Interstate 80 in north Sacramento continued with eight incidents in eight days through Tuesday, with six minor injuries.
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Sacramento leaders will send a letter to Benicia today formally challenging the Bay Area city to do a better job of studying trian derailment risks before it approves an oil company’s plans to ship crude oil on daily trains through Sacramento-area downtowns to a Benicia refinery.


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