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Make sure your car is ready for a safe trip to Lake Tahoe

Headed to Lake Tahoe for a ski weekend? Planning ahead is key and a quick check to see if your vehicle is equipped to handle the Sierra road trip is the first place to start. The first steps are to … Continue reading

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Winter driving in Lake Tahoe

Go slow and go easy on the brakes. Lake Tahoe winters can bring extreme weather conditions that can change in the course of minutes. Motorists can be faced with fog, blowing snow and white outs, black ice, hard-packed icy roads, … Continue reading

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Plan ahead for your successful Lake Tahoe holiday trip

Whether you’re traveling to Lake Tahoe by way of car or by air, getting here safely is priority one. Plan ahead and give yourself extra traveling time to avoid last-minute problems that may come up. As you prepare, try to … Continue reading

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New website makes navigating around the lake easier with TTD

The Tahoe Transportation District has revamped its website allowing viewers quick and easy access to BlueGo, shuttle and trolley transit schedules, current projects, public meetings, blogs and social media. Incline Village-based Smith & Jones designed the website for a more … Continue reading

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Delayed, enjoy the views

I woke to another sunny May morning offering low lying clouds and much warmer temperatures compared to last year at this time. If I remember correctly, it snowed here in Lake Tahoe until early June during 2011. So, my trip … Continue reading

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BLUE GO TO EXTEND BUS SERVICE NEW YEAR’S EVE

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Public transit through the Holidays at Tahoe South

Why drive when you can take BlueGo. Whether it’s to an event, the mountain or just around town it’s nice to let someone else do the driving while you sit back relax and soak in Tahoe’s natural beauty from the … Continue reading

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Tips on Maneuvering Mountain Roads

Whether it’s sharing the road with bicyclists during the summer or using four wheel drive or chains in winter, even seasoned drivers will tell you mountain driving isn’t the flat lands with its share of switch backs and blind spots, … Continue reading

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Kick the Tires Before the Rubber Meets the Road

Whether you’re heading down Echo Summit or going up Kingsbury Grade, driving in Tahoe has its own set of challenges. Your vehicle does experience stress as it climbs steep grades as well as those moments of tricky navigation during periods … Continue reading

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Running Your Car Idle

We’re confronted with it every day at every stop light. When the light goes red, we stop and our vehicles sit idle letting out exhaust and that’s just at the traffic signal. We also allow our vehicles to idle if … Continue reading

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