Street Fight

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Bay Area Streets and Roads Show Resilience As Cities, Counties Receive New Gas Tax Dollars
News Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2017.

Bay Area Pavement Quality Improves Slightly as Local Governments Await New Gas Tax Dollars
News Release
Monday, September 25, 2017

Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2016.

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.”

Contra Costa Pavement Scores Show Smooth Ride… and Plenty of Potholes
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

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
News Release
Monday, April 13, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe 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 3: Many Different Roads
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MTC has long advocated pavement preservation to help cities and counties get the biggest bang for their pavement buck.

Street Fight, Part 5: Case Studies
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

As we've seen, many factors affect a city’s or county’s PCI score.