Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost California $53.6 billion annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a new report.
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Deficient, Congested Roadways Costing State’s Drivers Billions
Impact of Sea Level Rise Headlines Bay Area Environment Data on Interactive Website
Depending on the magnitude of sea level rise over the coming decades, between 3 percent to 7 percent of Bay Area residents may be vulnerable to rising tides.
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.
New Truck Scales Tackle Congestion and Safety Issues
New Interstate-80 eastbound truck scales at the Cordelia Junction in Solano County have made a dramatic difference for truckers and commuters in the three months since they opened, said transportat
Bay Area Toll Authority Schedules San Francisco Hearing on Proposed Toll Hike for Earthquake Safety
OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has added a fourth public hearing to receive public testimony on options for a proposed toll increase on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges
Bay Area Toll Authority to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Toll Hike for Earthquake Safety
OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will host the first of three public hearings at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Joseph P.
Freeway Service Patrol tow truck drivers Darryl Poe and Moises Reyes, and Waste Management of Alameda County driver David Garcia teamed to save the life of a young motorist who was injured in an Oc
Solano County Train Station and Overpass Project
After 14 months of construction, the formerly two-lane Peabody Road in Solano County has been converted to a complete six-lane street to allow vehicle, pedestrian and bicycle traffic to safely cros