Bridge over train tracks on Glen Helen Parkway keeps traffic moving

Vehicles cross the newly built bridge on Glen Helen Parkway in Devore on Friday morning. The new bridge goes over the train tracks which in the past have caused backups and delays for motorists. Will Lester — Staff Photographer

DEVORE >> The new Glen Helen Parkway bridge means motorists will no longer be delayed by trains at the railroad crossing here.

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Southern California Association of Governments announces 2016-2040 RTP/SCS Open Houses

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) will host a number of Open Houses for the public to provide input towards the development of the Draft 2016/2040 Regional Transportation Plan.

One of those Open House events is scheduled to be held on June 3, 2015 in the Santa Fe Depot Tile Lobby from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. just prior to the SANBAG Board meeting.

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California climbs in ranking of bike-friendly states

California continued its climb up the ranks of bike-friendly states, moving up to eighth in the nation, according to the annual list compiled by the League of American Bicyclists.

With the release of its 2015 rankings, the league’s assessment of California shows continued improvement for the Golden State, which was rated at ninth and 19th in 2014 and 2013, respectively. Ratings were based on overall scores added up from five categories: legislation/enforcement, policies/programs, infrastructure/funding, education/encouragement and evaluation/planning.

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