Fresno Area Express BRT Bus at downtown station.

Has $56 Million BRT Investment Reversed Bus Free-Fall?

Nearly a year after the launch of Bus Rapid Transit, what conclusions can be drawn about the $56.2 million upgrade to Fresno's mass transit system? For starters, frequent riders praise it. So does Mayor Lee Brand. "It's a great compliment to our overall ...
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Nike Is Latest US Company Involved in Culture Wars

NEW YORK — Nike's "Just Do It" campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick is a rare example of a brand jumping into a divisive issue uninvited. Still, like it or not, American companies are increasingly being pulled i...

Stories We’re Following: Uber, Kurds, Vitamins & More

Here's a look at the stories from the Valley, the nation and the world that are catching our eye: Another Uber Setback TechCrunch reports that Uber's renewal application for London was denied. That's because Transport for London, which is responsible for...

Council: No Ride Sharing Fees at Airport

City Hall wanted to charge airport passengers who use Uber and Lyft an extra $3 each time they are dropped off or picked up a fare. But, the city council, led by sixth-district councilman Garry Bredefeld said n...

Brand calls for regulation of sharing economy

In the same speech touting a business friendly Fresno, Mayor Lee Brand wants to regulate the “sharing economy” like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb during a speech to real estate professionals at Fresno State. “Uber, Lyft, there are hundreds of these types of economi...