<p>The safety benefits of modern roundabouts are beyond question, according to both New York State DOT and FHWA, so why is it so hard to convince a skeptical public? N.Y officials are undeterred as they pursue their 'modern' roundabout program.</p>
Jan 29, 2008 Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
<p>California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wanted lawmakers to pull a nearly $10 billion bill from the November ballot that would fund a long-sought high-speed rail system, but he now wants the legislation to require private funding partnerships.</p>
Jan 19, 2008 Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
<p>For the first time since 1994, more residents left California than arrived -- and this time the outflow includes even Hispanics. High housing costs are blamed for the shift in migration.</p>
Dec 13, 2006 Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
The $1.5 billion National Enrichment Facility in New Mexico just received its license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The facility will produce the enriched uranium that powers nuclear energy plants. Construction may begin in August.
Jun 27, 2006 Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
A new government study sheds light on the cause of most crashes -- and the results are startling. Prior analysis of crashes showed "driver inattention" to be responsible for only 1 out of 4 crashes.
Apr 25, 2006 Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle