Eureka Times-Standard: Measure Z funded $1.7M in roadwork in 2017

December 29, 2017

December 29, 2017  By: Hunter Cresswell  Measure Z funding paid for repairs, upgrades and maintenance of roads throughout Humboldt County this year and that work is expected to continue through the New Year. Measure Z funding for county roads will continue and state funding for Senate Bill 1 for streets and highways is expected to
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Fort Bragg Advocate-News: $1.5M approved for Main Street

December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017  By: Kelci Parks  The Mendocino Council of Governments recently approved its five-year plan for the county’s regional transportation improvements, with an estimated $1,485,000 expected to be spent on Fort Bragg’s Main Street. The funds are being generated by the recent enactment of Senate Bill 1, which increases transportation taxes to fund a
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ICYMI: PolitiFact Calls Travis Allen and SB 1 Opponents’ Claims “Mostly False” and “Misleading”

December 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO – PolitiFact evaluated statements made by GOP candidate for Governor, Assemblyman Travis Allen, and other Republican opponents about newly enacted transportation revenues from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1). The opponents claim that no funding in SB 1 is available for building new lanes or easing traffic congestion. After thorough review, PolitiFact found those claims
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Fontana Herald News: Grants are awarded to local agencies thanks to SB1 funding

December 8, 2017

December 8, 2017  Caltrans has announced that the first planning grants funded through the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2014 (SB 1) have been awarded to local agencies to support their efforts to plan more sustainable communities, reduce transportation-related greenhouse gases and adapt for the effects of climate change. During this week’s California Transportation
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Ceres Courier: Caltrans seeks comments on service road interchange

December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017  By: Jeff Benziger  Caltrans is has opened its public comment period to accept opinions regarding plans to add a new interchange at Service Road and modify the Mitchell interchange. City officials are hopeful that the new Service/Mitchell/Highway 99 interchange is started at the end of 2020 and completed by 2023. It’s believed
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University of California, Riverside Highlander Letter to the Editor: In response to the Highlander’s gas tax editorial

December 5, 2017

December 5, 2017  By: Kenneth Rosenfield  In response to the Highlander editorial published on November 20, 2017, entitled, “California must put the brakes on new gas tax,” the Highlander has its facts right about the condition of the State’s infrastructure, but they are dead wrong on how we should pay for transportation infrastructure. The recent
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