Lake County News: Lake County highway projects get go-ahead from state commission

October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 By: Elizabeth Larson The California Transportation Commission has approved nearly $15 million in highway projects for Lake County. At its meeting earlier this month, the commission approved 90 major “fix-it-first” transportation projects across California, worth nearly $3.4 billion, submitted by Caltrans. Caltrans said it added nearly 1,200 lane miles of pavement repair
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Bakersfield Californian: It’s a ‘miracle’: Caltrans to launch $270 million in local road projects with new state funding

October 25, 2017

October 25, 2017 By: Joseph Luiz Local drivers may soon start noticing smoother rides on Kern County roads. Gov. Jerry’s Brown’s controversial road tax, SB 1, is about to provide transportation funding that some might regard as nothing less than miraculous. Caltrans will be accelerating work on dozens of projects locally and statewide after funding from
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San Francisco Chronicle Editorial: California Republicans’ wrong turn

October 23, 2017

October 23, 2017 By: The Editorial Board Seven Republicans in California’s congressional delegation, representing districts Hillary Clinton carried last fall, will enter next year’s midterm elections with political targets on their backs. Whether Republicans will even compete in the general election for governor and U.S. Senate — forget about being competitive in those races —
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Sacramento Bee Opinion Editorial: More than half the states are raising taxes to fix roads, like California. Guess how many are blue

October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 By: Brian P.Kelly A funny thing happened in the days immediately following the Legislature’s passage of Senate Bill 1, The Road Repair and Accountability Act. Four other states passed funding plans dedicated to improving transportation. Those states were Indiana, Montana, Tennessee and South Carolina. In fact, California and these four states are
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Madera Tribune: Madera County Oks list of road projects

October 14, 2017

October 14, 2017 By: John Rieping The Madera County Board of Supervisors amended a 2017-2018 road fund budget during its regular meeting this week to add a list of proposed upgrade projects, including grader caps and micro seals, for local roadways. To qualify for state funding, this fiscal year’s project list must be submitted to
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Riverside Press Enterprise: Riverside County road improvements coming soon, state transportation chief promises

October 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 By: Imran Ghori Riverside County and the rest of California will start seeing new transportation projects funded by the gas tax increase moving forward quickly in the coming months, California Transportation Secretary Brian Kelly said Friday, Oct. 13. Speaking before the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Kelly said the area benefited in
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American Journal of Transportation: More than $40 million in funding approved for active transportation projects in Southern California

October 6, 2017

October 6, 2017 The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Thursday approved more than $40 million in funding for active transportation projects in the six-county region. The funding, part of the $100 million a year being directed specifically to active transportation across California as part of Senate Bill 1, provides another major boost to local
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