Potholes

Potholes

News and Stories

Pothole Peril: Commission Opposes Proposition 6
Top Stories
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

MTC’s commissioners have taken an “oppose” stance on Proposition 6, a measure on November ballots across California that would repeal a state gas tax increase and other transportation fees enacted

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.”

Funding Drought Leads to Hot Month for Transportation
Top Stories
Monday, August 31, 2015

A wave of activity following Governor Brown's call for a special session of the Legislature focused on transportation funding made its way from Sacramento to the Bay Area and MTC's auditorium in Au

Documents

The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk -- September 2018
Pothole Report III_September 2018.pdf (6.1 MB)
Pothole Fact Sheet
APWA_Pothole_Fact_Sheet.pdf (195.72 KB)

Media

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.