transportation

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 ...

Transportation funds needed

I would like to share with you my opinion on an issue concerning my school district. Recent budget cuts have left my school with no money for busing, or any form of transportation. ...

Leaders need to listen

Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...

DA amends charges in Placer County employee embezzlement case

Prosecutors have refiled charges in an embezzlement case involving allegations against a Placer County employee. Robert Louis Ott Sr. 62, a transportation supervisor with Placer C ...

Time to speak up

I have been a California-born American all of my life. I remember hiding under my desk during the Cuban missile crisis. I remember my friends who didn’t come back from an ill-con ...

Quadriplegic wins $6.4 million case against Roseville transit

The City of Roseville and its transportation contractor must pay $6.4 million to a quadriplegic who fell off a city bus two years ago. A Placer County jury Friday awarded the mone ...

Mobility easy to come by with a little help

Yes, you can do it. You can really get from here to there easily. I'm talking, of course, of the elderly and the handicapped who need specialized assistance in getting around, esp ...