Tag: California Department of Transportation

Caltrans scrambles to keep up with transportation trends

Caltrans scrambles to keep up with transportation trends

December 12, 2014

SNL’s “The Californians” pokes fun at the Golden State’s obsession with freeways and car culture, but the show’s writers may have to revise their scripts. Californians are walking and biking twice as much as they did ten years ago, according to the most recent household survey conducted by the California Department of Transportation. Caltrans, as […]

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Surprising findings on traffic tickets and parking prices for D.C. drivers

Surprising findings on traffic tickets and parking prices for D.C. drivers

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Vindication for motorists across the Washington, D.C., area: Three public agencies responsible for issuing traffic tickets were reprimanded in a damning report released earlier this month by the district’s inspector general. Comparing D.C. against the states and nearby jurisdictions, the 115-page audit discovered multiple shortcomings: a startling number of ticket writers often confused about regulations […]

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D.C. writing tickets over nonexistent streetcar

D.C. writing tickets over nonexistent streetcar

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’ll be months before H Street sees the streetcar go live, but already D.C. enforcement officials are issuing tickets to drivers who park in its route. Testing of the line began in July, with the Department of Public Works issuing 143 tickets between July 24 and August 21. Because the fines run $100, the tickets […]

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