Pavements

Pavements

News and Stories

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.”

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.

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

Attention Bay Area Drivers: Transportation Agencies Seek Your Views on Highway and Street Conditions
News Release
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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
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.

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
News Release
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca

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

Media

Street Stories: Sonoma County
Video
Friday, September 7, 2018

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.

Street Stories: Santa Rosa
Video
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

For years, insufficient funding has caused fewer streets to be repaved in California, and what limited funding that does exist, has been spent mostly on pothole repair.

Street Stories: Concord
Video
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Like other big cities in the Bay Area, the City of Concord has a massive backlog of street repair work.

Street Stories: Petaluma
Video
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Prop 6, if passed by voters in November, would reduce the City of Petaluma's ability to complete safe and smooth streets.

Street Stories: San Leandro
Video
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The City of San Leandro has a 100-million dollar backlog of road repairs. Decades of insufficient funding caused the problem.