transit http://kvpr.org en Cap-and-Trade Money Would Go To Affordable Housing and Transit Under Proposal http://kvpr.org/post/cap-and-trade-money-would-go-affordable-housing-and-transit-under-proposal <p class="p1">Money generated from California’s cap-and-trade program would go to mass transit, sustainable affordable housing and high speed rail under a proposal by Senate leader Darrell Steinberg. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, Steinberg is backtracking from his previous proposal.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:53:07 +0000 Amy Quinton - Capital Public Radio 31201 at http://kvpr.org Cap-and-Trade Money Would Go To Affordable Housing and Transit Under Proposal California Public Utilities Commission Authorizes Ride Sharing Networks http://kvpr.org/post/california-public-utilities-commission-authorizes-ride-sharing-networks <p class="p1">The state of California is putting its stamp of approval on high-tech ride sharing networks. The state Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously Thursday to authorize the increasingly popular peer-to-peer networks, but with some very specific requirements. Max Pringle reports from Sacramento.</p><p class="p1">More and more people needing rides these days are clicking smart phone apps to arrange them with local networks. John Zimmer, co-founder of San Francisco-based Lyft, says the networks will now have state endorsed vehicles and drivers.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:30:38 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 21875 at http://kvpr.org California Public Utilities Commission Authorizes Ride Sharing Networks On Quality of Life: Mass Transit; Judge James Ardaiz http://kvpr.org/post/quality-life-mass-transit-judge-james-ardaiz <p><strong>Segment 1:</strong> There&#39;s no doubt that Californians love their cars, and the Central Valley is no exception. But with rising fuel prices, the struggling economy, and a desire to be more environmentally friendly, many Valley residents and leaders are looking at mass transit as an option. Last week, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that President Obama&rsquo;s proposed budget sets aside $18 million to help fund a new &quot;bus rapid transit&quot; system for Fresno. Wed, 23 Feb 2011 02:05:07 +0000 Joe Moore 1233 at http://kvpr.org