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State Transportation Leaders Expedite More Than $285 Million in SB 1 Road Repairs

Rebuilding California Website Launches Following Passage of Landmark Road Repair and Accountability Act (Senate Bill 1) SACRAMENTO—The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) today announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state. Caltrans is able to jumpstart these road repairs thanks […]

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LAO Assessment of Governor’s 2016-17 Budget: Transportation Proposals

The Governor’s budget provides a total of $17 billion from various fund sources for all departments and programs under the California State Transportation Agency in 2016-17. In the following report, the LAO assesses the Governor’s budget proposals in the transportation area:  The 2016-17 Budget: Transportation Proposals Highway and Road Maintenance and Repair Needs. In order to assist […]

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New Report: Will Americans Support Higher Gas Taxes? Yes–Under Certain Conditions…

Common wisdom holds that Americans do not support increased taxes at the gas pump. However, a just-released Mineta Transportation Institute research report says the majority of Americans will support those taxes, but only if the revenue…     Read more!   …revenue is invested in specific transportation improvements that people value. The results of a national telephone survey […]

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