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MTC Applauds Passage of $52 Billion State Funding Package
News Release
Friday, April 7, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Vice Chair Scott Haggerty are lauding state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Chair Jim Beall and Assembly Transporta

Bay Area Transportation Leaders Hail New State Funding Proposal
News Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Commission Vice Chair Scott Haggerty today applauded the transportation funding package unveiled by Governor Brown, state Senat

Contra Costa Pavement Scores Show Smooth Ride… and Plenty of Potholes
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Contra Costa County is home to some of the best pavement in the Bay Area — and also some of the worst.

Bay Area’s Aging Streets and Roads Teeter Near Edge of Pavement Quality Cliff
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Pavement conditions around the region improved ever so slightly in 2015, but the typical Bay Area street remains seriously worn and likely to need rehabilitation soon.

Solano County Pavement Scores Show Much Work Needed
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Pavement conditions on the typical road in Solano County are much like those in the rest of the Bay Area: seriously worn and in need of rehabilitation within the next few years.

San Francisco Streets Face Steep Climb To Reach Pavement Quality Goal
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

The streets of San Francisco may be smoother than those in the Bay Area’s two other major cities, but still rate no better than “fair.” Data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commis

Are You Concerned About the Condition of Highways, Roads and Local Streets?
Top Stories
Thursday, October 15, 2015

The California Transportation Commission and Metropolitan Transportation Commission invite you to a public forum to learn more about the local, regional and state role in funding road projects and

Stubborn Mediocrity Marks Local Streets and Roads
News Release
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area’s nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in “fair” condition, with the typical stretch of asphalt sh

TRIP Report Documents California's Road Condition Crisis
Top Stories
Friday, September 12, 2014

National researchers, Caltrans and regional authorities are sounding the alarm about California’s streets and roads.

Plenty of Cracks, Potholes on Road to Meeting Region's Pavement Quality Goals
News Release
Tuesday, January 19, 2010

OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area’s local streets and roads continue to earn only a “fair” grade for pavement quality, according to a new report released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commissio

Documents

Basic Maintenance: the Foundation for Posterity
Pavement_StateSenateSubcom_SH12-13.pdf (7.84 MB)

Media

Governor Brown speaks in support of funding plan at the Port of Oakland
California Legislature Focuses on Transportation Funding
Photo Gallery
Thursday, October 15, 2015

In June, Governor Brown called a special session of the Legislature to address how the state funds transportation infrastructure needs.