Caltrans today identified more than 120 highway maintenance projects around the state to be undertaken through June 2019 with new funding from the Senate Bill 1 transportation financing package approved last year by the state Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
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SB 1 Funds Accelerate Caltrans’ Highway Repair Program
Bay Area Streets and Roads Show Resilience As Cities, Counties Receive New Gas Tax Dollars
Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2017.
Pothole Peril: Commission Opposes Proposition 6
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 Projects Prove Big Winners In Competition for New State Gas Tax Funds
Bay Area highway, transit and goods-movement projects today earned more than $660 million in new funding as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) finalized its first awards through a trio
Transportation Funds at Risk: Proposition 6: Bay Area Impacts
The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk -- September 2018
Map: Projects At Risk of Funding Cuts from Proposition 6
Estimate of State Transit Assistance Funding, Including SB 1 Contribution
SB1 Competitive Programs - Bay Area Projects (FY 2018–2021)
Transit Stories: Bay Area
SB1 dollars fix potholes and rebuild streets all over California. SB1 also contributes tens of millions of dollars to Transit Agencies. The amounts to Bay Area transit agencies are substantial.
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: Petaluma
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
The City of San Leandro has a 100-million dollar backlog of road repairs. Decades of insufficient funding caused the problem.