Looming Budget Cuts May Cause Long Bay Area Flight Delays With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close several Bay Area air traffic control towers and flights into major airports like San Francisco’s could face delays of up to 90 minutes.
California Eligible For $43M In Unspent Highway EarmarksCalifornia is getting $43 million in unspent highway earmarks from the federal government, according to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.
Challenges Remain For California’s High-Speed Rail Plan California lawmakers may have given their OK to what could be the nation’s first high-speed rail line, but the project is still a long way from leaving the station.
Millions In Funds Sent To Bay Area For Transportation ImprovementsThe Obama administration is sending millions of dollars to the Bay Area to help pay for transportation improvements. The money will go to San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood and the Port of Oakland.
Obama Administration Defends California High-Speed RailTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood strongly defended the federal government’s nearly $4 billion investment in high-speed rail in California.
Transportation Secretary LaHood Touts High-Speed Rail In Oakland VisitCalifornia's controversial high speed rail project, which lost congressional and legislative support after costs skyrocketed, still has the support of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.
Oakland Airport Project Put On HoldPlans to modernize the airport's air traffic control tower have been halted with the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Transportation Secretary Tours San Bruno Blast SiteTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood and a team of federal officials toured the San Bruno neighborhood torched last fall in a gas-fueled inferno and discuss safety reforms.
San Bruno Triggers Fed Call To Repair Aging PipelinesThe Obama administration will push legislation designed to overhaul and upgrade America's aging oil and gas pipeline network in response to the deadly San Bruno blast.
Feinstein, Boxer Seek More Rail Money For CaliforniaWith some incoming governors rejecting money for high-speed rail, California's two U.S. senators are asking the Obama administration to redirect federal funding to their home state.