The Wall Street Journal reports on how trucking and rail companies are moving to longer trucks and trains. Even our good neighbor BNSF reports running longer trains to improve efficiencies.Â
Category Archives: Safety
Perris Valley Line Criticism Lingers After Draft Report
With overwhelming support for the Perris Valley Line,(mostly from communities where no impacts are foreseen), there remain numerous, valid criticisms about the project’s mitigation and safety measures. Read more in the Press Enterprise.
EPA Lead-Paint Rule Is Now A Reality
If you’re considering a paint job and you home was built before 1978, you’ll want to bring yourself up to current standards. Part of those standards are for how contractors must treat removal or repainting.
Steps for catching up for contractors.
A little self care could turn out to be health care in the end.
Red-Light Cameras Prompt Revenue Questions, LAPD Reports Accidents Curbed
The photo enforcement program, which catches tens of thousands of violators annually, appears to be generating about $3.8 million a year in traffic ticket revenue, said Senior Administrative Analyst Matt Crawford. That is millions less than some previous police department estimates, and roughly what the program costs, mostly for fees paid to a private contractor that supplies and operates the camera systems. Read the full story from the LA Times.
Police Chief Legacy In Limbo
In the words of Ricky Riccardo, “Lucy, you have some explaining to do”, Riverside police and officials have yet another opportunity to bring more transparency and accountability into standard operations.
It would be a shame if Chief Leach’s departure became a setback instead of a marker of what’s wanted and needed in our police force.
Corona Mayor Launches Facebook Campaign Against Red-Light Cameras
It seems it’s not only “we the people” who are revisiting the wisdom of extracting time and revenue out of the local tax base in service to public safety.Â Maybe this isn’t suchÂ a good investment after all. Find out why Corona Mayor Steve Nolan is going it solo for the voters.
Find out where the red light cameras are here in Riverside.