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Smoother Ride on South Bay Streets and Roads as County, Cities Put Tax Dollars to Work
Top Stories
Monday, November 4, 2019

Santa Clara County and its 15 cities largely improved the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Campbell, Cupertino and Monte Sereno registering the biggest

Alameda County Pavement Conditions Hold Steady as Local Governments Put Tax Dollars to Work
Top Stories
Monday, November 4, 2019

Alameda County and its 14 cities largely maintained the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Berkeley and Oakland registering the biggest year-over-year imp

Contra Costa Streets and Roads Earn "Good" Marks as County, Cities Put Tax Dollars to Work
Top Stories
Monday, November 4, 2019

Contra Costa County and its 19 cities and towns largely maintained the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Orinda and Moraga registering the biggest year-o

Peninsula Pavement Takes Turn for Better as County, Cities Put Tax Dollars to Work
Top Stories
Monday, November 4, 2019

San Mateo County and its 20 cities largely improved the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Burlingame, Menlo Park and Woodside registering the biggest yea

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

MTC Applauds Passage of $52 Billion State Funding Package
News Release
Friday, April 7, 2017

MTC Chair Jake Mackenzie and Vice Chair Scott Haggerty are lauding state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Chair Jim Beall and Assembly Transportation Committee Chair Jim Frazier for their leadership in securing the Legislature’s passage today of Senate Bill 1.

Bay Area Transportation Leaders Hail New State Funding Proposal
News Release
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Commission Vice Chair Scott Haggerty today applauded the transportation funding package unveiled by Governor Brown, state Senat

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.”

Documents

The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk -- September 2018
Pothole Report III_September 2018.pdf (6.1 MB)
Basic Maintenance: the Foundation for Posterity
Pavement_StateSenateSubcom_SH12-13.pdf (7.84 MB)

Media

Governor Brown speaks in support of funding plan at the Port of Oakland
California Legislature Focuses on Transportation Funding
Photo Gallery
Thursday, October 15, 2015

In June, Governor Brown called a special session of the Legislature to address how the state funds transportation infrastructure needs.