Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2016.
News and Stories
Bay Area Pavement Quality Improves Slightly as Local Governments Await New Gas Tax Dollars
Bay Area’s Aging Streets and Roads Teeter Near Edge of Pavement Quality Cliff
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
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
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
Contra Costa County is home to some of the best pavement in the Bay Area — and also some of the worst.
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.
Street Fight, Part 1: Roads Take a Beating
The Bay Area’s local streets and roads are a priceless asset, essential to the region’s livability and economic health.
Street Fight, Part 2: The Fiscal Challenge
Simple though the physical challenges may appear to be, persistent funding shortages have made progress in the effort to boost the regionwide average PCI score to 75 or higher frustratingly hard to
Street Fight, Part 3: Many Different Roads
Just as there are a variety of funding sources for pavement maintenance, and different ranges of pavement quality, so too are there various classifications for local streets and roads.
Street Fight, Part 4: Importance of Early Intervention
MTC has long advocated pavement preservation to help cities and counties get the biggest bang for their pavement buck.