Street Fight

Street Fight

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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

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.

Local Streets & Roads No Better, But No Worse
News Release
Monday, April 13, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe good news is the quality of the pavement on the typical Bay Area street did not deteriorate in 2014. The bad news is that neither did it improve.

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

Street Fight: An Overview
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Bay Area cities and counties continue to struggle to maintain their streets and roads in decent condition, new data released

Street Fight, Part 1: Roads Take a Beating
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Bay Area’s local streets and roads are a priceless asset, essential to the region’s livability and economic health.

Street Fight, Part 2: The Fiscal Challenge
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Simple though the physical challenges may appear to be, persistent funding shortages have made progress in the effort to boost the regionwide average PCI score to 75 or higher frustratingly hard to

Street Fight, Part 3: Many Different Roads
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Just as there are a variety of funding sources for pavement maintenance, and different ranges of pavement quality, so too are there various classifications for local streets and roads.