How Caltrans raised seven Placer County freeway bridges
Liza Whitmore of Caltrans explains how the agency raised freeway bridges along Interstate 80 to accommodate new, taller trucks. Whitmore was interviewed at the Newcastle Road overcrossing of Interstate 80.
The remains of a 1987 John Doe, identified as James Wray Miller of Iowa via DNA comparison, were returned to his family Tuesday, Aug. 14. Locally known as the “Tower Bridge Hero,” Miller died trying to save motorists who had driven off the bridge.
Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson of Fresno accuses of Gov. Jerry Brown of influencing inaction from California Legislature. Patterson's request for an audit of the Department of Motor Vehicles fell one vote short.
In a budget hearing on Tuesday, August 7, DMV Director Jean Shiomoto expressed opposition to a potential audit of the department, calling the proposal a “strain” on resources that would detract focus from reducing wait times.
Here is Sacramento's planned autonomous car test route through downtown. Silicon Valley-based Phantom Auto will test driverless robot vehicles that will be monitored by remote “drivers” sitting at computers.
Brian Hoffman of Charleston, SC talks about being stranded for the past two days at Charlotte Douglas International Airport due to the problem with the crew scheduling and tracking system at PSA Airlines, a regional subsidiary of American Airlines.
Electric rideshare bikes are coming to Sacramento, West Sacramento and Davis. The e-bikes have a motor that can do half the pedaling work for their riders, and cruise at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.