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    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — At the stroke of midnight Tuesday the majority of the lifestyle restrictions put into place to stem the deadly tide of the COVID-19 pandemic were lifted, but there was confusion over those that remain. The majority of the questions seem to center on wearing masks. For what activities can a...
    AVON, Colo. (CBS4)– Westbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed at Avon on Monday afternoon due to wildfire activity. The closure was announced by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The closure is at exit 167 for Avon. There was no estimate on when I-70 would reopen. I-70 WB: Road closed at Exit 167 – Avon....
    Disney World announced in a statement Friday that guests who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will no longer need to wear face masks in most areas of the park with relaxed social distancing guidelines” Within our communities, we’re encouraged that COVID-19 guidelines have been adjusted and eased by public health and government officials, paving...
    Yellowstone National Park announced Wednesday that it is testing its first autonomous electric shuttle.  T.E.D.D.Y., or The Electric Driverless Demonstration in Yellowstone, is a small vehicle with a big job.  Annual visitation to the park has increased by almost 40% since 2008 – by 1 million people in the last decade, causing issues like parking...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The State of Colorado is taking a new approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and it might impact how you get to and from work. A new rule by the Air Quality Control Commission would require hundreds of businesses to limit the number of people who drive to work. (credit: CBS) It’s called...
    The Louisiana Legislature voted Thursday to redirect most of the state sales taxes on vehicle sales from general spending to roads and bridges. The change is expected to raise up to $300 million annually for transportation infrastructure, which would mean those dollars couldn’t be used for other priorities. Legislators approved House Bill 514...
    A bridge in Jacksonville, Florida was illuminated in rainbow colors once again, after the Pride Month display was abruptly changed earlier this week. The Acosta Bridge was lit up to honor the LGBTQ community on June 7 — but on June 8, the colorful display was changed to blue lights, CBS affiliate WJAX reports. Jacksonville...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The State of Colorado is taking a new approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and it might impact how you get to and from work. A new rule by the Air Quality Control Commission would require hundreds of businesses to limit the number of people who drive to work. (credit: CBS) It’s called...
    (CNN)The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a $547 billion surface transportation package aimed at pouring money into the country's roads, bridges and transit systems over the next five years.The bill is one piece of President Joe Biden's larger infrastructure package and marks the beginning of Democrats' efforts to go it alone on infrastructure, while...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — With California fully reopening come June 15, health officials will be loosening their mask guidance for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19. On Wednesday, California’s Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly outlined the new guidelines that will be going into effect next week. READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Gets Ticket For Speeding...
    A frequent flyer is challenging the constitutionality of a transportation mask mandate in a lawsuit against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, several other federal agencies, and President Joe Biden. Lucas Wall, a Washington, D.C. man who has been living with his mother in Florida, on Monday filed a complaint in a federal district...
    A pervasive public outcry by taxpayers in Connecticut has resulted in Gov. Ned Lamont’s (D) acknowledgment that his state will back out of the controversial Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI), a cap and trade policy that many citizens asserted was simply another tax in an already over-taxed state. “The leadership was very clear. Really all the...
    DUBLIN (BCN) – Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Castro Valley) announced Monday the $20 million he requested to connect BART to the Altamont Corridor Express commuter train will be included in this year’s house transportation spending bill. The 42-mile, 7-station passenger rail project would connect the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station to the approved Altamont Corridor Express North Lathrop...
    A new study indicates COVID-19’s impact on transportation habits in Illinois and around the country could linger far into the future. Researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago and Arizona State University recently conducted a nationwide survey asking nearly 9,000 adults about work, travel, and social habits since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic....
    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Drivers heading back to the Denver meter area on Highway 6 in Clear Creek County faced delays Sunday afternoon. The Colorado Department of Transportation closed eastbound lanes at CO 119 because of a crash. Details about the crash were not released, nor were details about how long the closure would...
                        Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) traveled to Memphis on Thursday to tour the damaged I-40 bridge and met with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to discuss infrastructure spending to meet the logistical needs of Tennessee. “The I-40 bridge closure affects not only Memphis and the...
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    DENVER (CBS4) – A massive state transportation package is getting closer to landing on Gov. Jared Polis’ desk. The bill invests more than $5 billion over the next 11 years into Colorado’s infrastructure. File photo of traffic in Colorado’s high country. (credit: CBS) The Colorado House of Representatives passed the measure on Wednesday morning. It heads...
    Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday the state has issued more than $1 billion in transportation construction contracts, a further sign he noted the economy is picking up steam. Those awards have come as the state’s Transportation Cabinet has provided more than $125 million in emergency and rural funding to help with upkeep on local...
    Boost mobile. The Star Tribune’s Janet Moore reports: “Biden has set aside $2.5 billion for some 25 public transportation projects nationwide, including four in Minnesota. The president’s proposed budget recommends that the Gold Line bus-rapid transit project receive $100 million of $239 million expected from the federal government. The $532 million Gold Line, which would connect...
                        U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced he will travel to Memphis on Thursday, June 3, to assess the disruption to traffic that the closure of the Hernando DeSoto-Interstate 40 bridge over the Mississippi River has caused. Inspectors said they found a large...
    Transportation Secretary Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegSunday shows preview: Infrastructure push revs up NY, NJ rail project gets key federal approval The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Uber - One year later — has George Floyd's killing changed the world? MORE on Sunday defended mask mandates on airplanes and other public transportation as a "matter of...
    DENVER (CBS4) — A $50 million handshake between the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Union Pacific Railroad will send one of the last remaining large parcels in central Denver into the hands of engineers and planners – and push a tight, busy section of Interstate 25 toward a major overhaul. CDOT announced Wednesday the purchase...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – The state is trying a new strategy to stop the spread of the invasive spotted lanternfly. READ MORE: Furry Tails: Pirates Help Get The Word Out After Player Chris Strattons Dog Goes Missing The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is spraying an insecticide that kills spotted lanternflies along...
    GLENWOOD CANYON, Colo. (CBS4) — Interstate 70 is closed in both directions in Glenwood Canyon due to a “major rollover crash” in the eastbound lanes, the Colorado Department of Transportation. (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation) An image posted by CDOT showed people standing outside their stopped vehicles behind the crash. At least one vehicle was upside...
    The Los Angeles Angels and superstar Shohei Ohtani learned the hard way Thursday that no matter where you go in California, you’re always going to have to account for some major traffic. Ohtani was set to start Thursday against the Oakland Athletics, but the Angels got stuck in a jam heading to the RingCentral Coliseum....
    DENVER (CBS4)– The Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding people across Colorado to buckle up as they hit the road to travel for Memorial Day weekend. According to CDOT, 86% of Coloradans buckle up. (credit: Getty Images) They want the rest of Colorado to wear their seat belts all of the time, not just...
    The nine people who were killed in a shooting at a California rail yard were remembered by their families, colleagues and friends as loving, kind-hearted and heroic.     Paul Delacruz Megia enthusiastically embraced challenges in his job at the Valley Transportation Authority, his supervisor said. Taptejdeep Singh led people to safety during the shooting....
    Los Angeles transportation officials denounced a proposal to widen the 710 Freeway on Thursday, but did not officially scrap the project — even as state and federal agencies have said the effort will not move forward because of its potential to worsen air quality and displace residents and businesses. The half-hour debate at the Los...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) —  More than 700,000 Marylanders are gearing up to hit the road this Memorial Day Weekend, a 53 percent increase from this time last year. For some, this might be their first long-distance trip since the pandemic started. “I can imagine a bunch of people are excited to just get out,” said...
    The city of San Jose is in mourning after nine Valley Transportation Authority employees were killed in a mass shooting early Wednesday at a light rail facility near the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. The VTA held a news conference to share information and memories about the employees who lost their lives. A memorial has...
    The gunman who authorities say shot and killed nine people in San Jose, California, on Wednesday talked about killing people at work more than a decade ago, according to his ex-wife. BOULDER SHOOTING SUSPECT MAKES SECOND COURTROOM APPEARANCE “I never believed him, and it never happened. Until now,” said Cecilia Nelms, the ex-wife of...
    CHICAGO -- On Chicago's West Side community of North Lawndale sits a retrofitted freight container that hosts an exhibition called Moving Freely. It takes a look into the correlation between mobility/transit and social issues on the West Side of Chicago. "We talk about mobility in this exhibit, but we talk about it in a holistic...
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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Transportation Authority explained how drivers can pay video tolls online simply by entering their license plate number. DriveEzMD is now live and MDTA is encouraging motorist who has traveled Maryland toll roads without an EZPass or Pay-By-Plate account to search for video tolls. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than...
    A crack across the roadway is seen as Nevada Department of Transportation worker Jarrid Summerfelt repairs damage to U.S. Highway 95 after a strong earthquake struck near Tonopah, Nevada, May 15, 2020.David Becker | Reuters A group of Republican and Democratic senators unveiled a transportation package over the weekend that would increase funding for highways,...
    Two former Cupertino mayors were recently honored for their commitment to two-wheeled transportation. Rod Sinks received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Walk-Bike Cupertino “for his extraordinary support of alternative transportation in the region over the past 10 years.” The nonprofit also honored Steven Scharf as the Walk-Bike Cupertino Advocate of the Year “for his committed...
    SACRAMENTO — Four years after the Legislature boosted the gas tax in order to fix California’s crumbling roads and bridges, the state has spent billions and made some progress in repairs, but officials now say the funding is sufficient only to complete less than half of the work needed. The gas tax has been a...
                      by Nyamekye Daniel  Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry has received a $100,000 raise, making him one of the highest-paid unelected state officials in Georgia. The State Transportation Board unanimously approved McMurry’s 29% raise Thursday without debate, increasing his salary from $350,000 to $450,000....
    A bipartisan group of senators Saturday announced it is introducing a bill to provide new funding for transportation priorities as Congress debates a broader infrastructure package. Sens. Tom CarperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperCarper urges Biden to nominate ambassadors amid influx at border DC statehood bill picks up Senate holdout The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook...
    Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry has received a $100,000 raise, making him one of the highest-paid unelected state officials in Georgia. The State Transportation Board unanimously approved McMurry’s 29% raise Thursday without debate, increasing his salary from $350,000 to $450,000. McMurry started his career with the department in 1990. He was...
    Live animal exports are one of the many cruel aspects of animal agriculture. Every year, billions of animals are loaded onto vessels that are “outdated, extremely overcrowded, unsafe, unsanitary, and insufficient for adequately meeting the animals’ needs” for trips that can last anywhere from a few days to a few months. Animals are denied adequate clean...
    With the pandemic lifting and the potential for much of the Bay Area to soon enter the yellow tier of “minimal” COVID-19, now is the time to commit to overcoming the challenges that we have long faced as a region, made worse over the past year. Alicia John-Baptise  The cost of housing continues to soar,...
    Pete Buttigieg, President Joe Biden’s Transportation Secretary, insisted Thursday, while testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, the administration’s stance is that pipeline is the “best way to go,” just not the Keystone XL Pipeline, which the president revoked, killing thousands of jobs. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) pressed the secretary, saying, “As Secretary of Transportation, do you agree...
    The Illinois Department of Transportation announced a 6-year, $20.7 billion highway improvement program. As part of the Rebuild Illinois capitol plan, 2,779 miles of roads and 7.9 million square feet of bridge deck will be improved around the state. State officials say project selection was based on objective criteria, such as pavement conditions, traffic...