Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2017.
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Bay Area Streets and Roads Show Resilience As Cities, Counties Receive New Gas Tax Dollars
New Generation of Roadway Repair on Tap for California
The calendar’s turn to November brings with it a first-in-a-generation infusion of funds to restore, renew and repave the Golden State’s aging and long-neglected streets, roads and highways.
Bay Area Pavement Quality Improves Slightly as Local Governments Await New Gas Tax Dollars
Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2016.
Solano County Pavement Scores Show Much Work Needed
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
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.”
Contra Costa Pavement Scores Show Smooth Ride… and Plenty of Potholes
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
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.
Are You Concerned About the Condition of Highways, Roads and Local Streets?
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
Attention Bay Area Drivers: Transportation Agencies Seek Your Views on Highway and Street Conditions
OAKLAND, CA — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) want to hear from Bay Area residents about how they view current highway and local
Local Streets & Roads No Better, But No Worse
OAKLAND, CA — The 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.
PMP Certification List
Map of Potential Impact of Prop 6 on Pavement Condition
The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk -- September 2018
Pavement Resurfacing/Rehabilitation on the State Highway System
Pavement Condition Of Bay Area Jurisdictions 2016
Street Stories: Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County is using SB1 funding to repair roads, rebuild highway interchanges and to add Express Lanes.
Street Stories: Marin County
SB1 funding has improved streets and roads in Marin County this year, helping to overcome more than a decade of deferred maintenance caused by insufficient funding.
Street Stories: Vallejo
In Solano County, SB1 money is being used to pave a street that hasn’t been paved in half a century.
Street Stories: Oakland
The City of Oakland has had a $440 million dollar backlog of pothole and street repairs. That was caused by years of insufficient funding from a gas tax that hadn’t been raised in decades.
Street Stories: San Mateo County
For years, the county of San Mateo has been deferring 4 million dollars a year in roadway work because of insufficient funding.
Street Stories: San Jose
The city of San Jose has a backlog of hundreds of millions of dollars in deferred maintenance for its 2400 miles of roadway.
Street Stories: San Francisco
The state’s new dedicated transportation funding, SB1, has contributed 26 million dollars to San Francisco street repaving this year.
Street Stories: Fremont
Usually the city of Fremont repaves about 20 miles a year.
ABAG President David Rabbitt on the Gas Tax & How Prop 6 Would Overturn Funding for Road Repair
California restored long-lost funding for road repair this year. Massive reconstruction has been going on in virtually every city this summer as a result.
Street Stories: Sonoma County
Sonoma County has more roads than any other Bay Area county. Decades of insufficient funding led to tens of millions of dollars in delayed road repairs.