Celia McAdam

Placer supes, staff jetting to D.C. for annual federal lobbying trip

Two Placer County supervisors and three top staffers are making a pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to huddle with Capitol officials next week on current and future federal funding a ...

Survey says Placer opposes transportation sales-tax hike

Placer County’s transportation funding gap is not likely to be filled by a voter-approved sales-tax increase, the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency board was told ...

Placer’s regional transportation strategy to be discussed

With financial resources for new projects apparently exhausted, Placer County’s transportation planning body will be looking Wednesday at what residents’ priorities are ...

Second Auburn rail round-trip loses steam

  Auburn’s chances of having another round-trip between the city and Sacramento added to the Capitol Corridor rail system have suffered a major blow. The Placer County ...

I-80 expansion lanes open

The third and final phase of the Interstate 80 expansion project is nearly complete, which should end the infamous Roseville bottleneck for good, officials say. All lanes opened ...

Auburn to see second passenger train?

Local agencies are hoping to enhance one of Auburn’s commuting options. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency along with the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority a ...

I-80 project nears finish

By Toby Lewis gold country news service For the first time in more than a decade, commuters and motorists may soon think about the famous Roseville bottleneck as a thing of the p ...

I-80 construction plans raising funding concerns

Construction plans to improve the Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange are raising concerns. One of the concerns is funding which could be diverted from other construction projec ...

Riders want to stop train station vandalism in its tracks

A vomit stain isn’t quite the “welcome to Auburn” sign train riders and officials had in mind for the station. However, the stain is there, along with evidence of other sma ...

I-80 nightly truck, bus escort begins

Less than a week into its rehabilitation of Interstate 80, Caltrans is now escorting trucks through a detour after a semi tipped over on the route. The Get Across 80 campaign, whi ...