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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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Building California’s Future Begins Today

Treasurer Releases Blueprint for Infrastructure Growth and Innovation.  State Treasurer John Chiang today released an extensive blueprint for fixing California’s dilapidated roads, bridges and other infrastructure.  The report also takes on many of the seemingly-intractable problems facing Californians today, from its affordable housing shortage and emerging retirement security crisis to local government bankruptcy and predatory-ADA lawsuits. […]

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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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TRIP Release New Report Evaluating Condition of America’s Major Urban Roads

TRIP has released a new report that evaluates the condition of America’s major urban roads. The report, “Bumpy Roads Ahead: America’s Roughest Rides and Strategies to Make our Roads Smoother,” evaluates pavement conditions in the nation’s large and mid-sized urban areas (250,000 to 500,000 and 500,000 + population) and calculates the additional vehicle operating costs borne […]

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