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Join RCTC in Commemorating Rail Safety Month

It’s a common sight throughout Riverside County – a Metrolink train zipping by at speeds of up to 79 miles per hour, filled with commuters heading to and from work or a recreational activity, or a freight train carrying a long line of cargo crossing at a busy intersection. But did you know that it can take the length of 18 football fields for a train to stop? That’s more than a mile!

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SunLine Transit Agency Offers “Haul Pass” Program for Free College Bus Rides

SunLine Transit Agency has launched its new Haul Pass program, which provides free unlimited SunBus rides for students actively enrolled in College of the Desert.

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Lanes Shift for 15 Express Lanes Construction

Travel lanes have shifted toward the median on both northbound and southbound Interstate 15 near State Route 91, allowing crews to work safely along the outside shoulders of I-15. 

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RCTC Receives Funding for Truck Lanes on Route 60

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) awarded $71.55 million to the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) today to partner with Caltrans to build truck lanes and safe shoulders on State Route 60 in the “Badlands” area of unincorporated Riverside County between Moreno Valley and Beaumont. 

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Work Continues on Riverside-La Sierra Metrolink Parking Lot Expansion

Construction is under way to expand the Riverside-La Sierra Metrolink Station, making it easier for train riders and other transit users to access the station and park before continuing their commutes.

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