• California Republicans have nowhere to go but up — and Assemblyman Chad Mayes could be the one to lead them there

    December 19, 2016

    “California has the highest poverty rate in the nation, our roads are crumbling and the cost of housing is double the national average. The campaign is over. It’s time to come together and move forward as Californians,” says Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes.  Read full article!

  • It’s time for legislators to act, not yak, and fix California’s roads and highways

    December 13, 2016

    California’s roads keep getting worse and the governor and legislative leaders keep promising to fix them. And promising. Read full article!

  • Senate Introduces “California Rebuild” Infrastructure Proposals

    December 6, 2016

    SACRAMENTO – Senate Democrats today introduced a series of new measures to rebuild California’s aging infrastructure, including boosting affordable housing, addressing funding shortfalls for transportation needs, and providing badly needed resources for safe drinking water, drought relief, and urban parks. View here!

  • Fix Our Roads Coalition Applauds Senator Beall and Assembly Member Frazier for Continued Commitment to Transportation Funding

    December 5, 2016

    Sacramento – In response to the introduction of Senate Bill 1 (Beall) and Assembly Bill 1 (Frazier), the Fix Our Roads Coalition issued the following statement – read here!

  • Fix Our Roads Coalition Response to the Governor & Legislative Leaders on the Transportation Special Session

    November 29, 2016

    Click here to read the Coalition’s response!

  • California special session to end without new transportation funding

    November 28, 2016

    California’s special legislation session on transportation funding will come to a close without a deal to finance repairs to the state’s crumbling roads and highways – but will be taken up early next year.  Read full article and Governor/Legislature’s statement.

  • Letter from Governor Brown, pro Tempore de Leon & Speaker Rendon-11-22-16

    November 28, 2016

    Click to read letter.

  • California transportation efforts are officially dead for 2016

    November 28, 2016

    John Myers. Speculation over a potential last-minute push on a transportation funding plan ended Tuesday, when Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders declared there would be no lame-duck negotiations this month. Read full article!

  • Statement from the Fix Our Roads Coalition

    November 18, 2016

    FixCARoads.com issues a statement on Thursday – Read here!

  • Traveling from Southern California for Thanksgiving? You’re not alone — by a long shot

    November 17, 2016

    Statewide, nearly 5.9 million residents are expected to travel over Thanksgiving weekend this year, an increase of 3.1 percent over last year’s 5.7 million travelers, the AAA said.  Read more

  • Sacramento County transportation sales tax shy of passing in late returns

    November 9, 2016

    Sac Bee. Measure B, the proposed half-cent transportation sales tax in Sacramento County, fell short of the two-thirds support it needed to pass. Read full story.

  • Live California Election Results!

    November 9, 2016

    Click to access L.A. Times’ Live California Election Results!

  • Crumbling roads in SF, Oakland ranked worst in nation

    November 3, 2016

    SF Chronicle. “It’s a simple explanation. We just haven’t invested enough in our infrastructure over the last couple of years,” said Will Kempton. “The demand is very significant, and our system is aging.” Read full article!

  • Democrats eye post-election transportation session

    October 28, 2016

    by David Siders. After a year of stalled negotiations on a multi-billion dollar transportation plan, Democratic legislative leaders are privately discussing reconvening the state Legislature after the Nov. 8 election to take up road funding in a special session, legislative sources said. Read more….

  • Gov. Jerry Brown launches TV ad against Prop. 53’s change to state revenue bonds

    October 28, 2016

    View Governor Brown’s TV ad here.

  • Transportation, housing crises get short shrift in Legislature

    September 23, 2016

    Dan Walters: Observations on California and its politics. Click to read full article!

  • Frustrated transportation groups urge the Legislature to come back in a lame-duck session

    September 14, 2016

    Stakeholders’ letter grabs the attention of the L.A. Times! Read article!

  • Transportation Stakeholders Send Letter to Legislative Leaders

    September 14, 2016

    Leaders need to work together – still time to fix our roads! Read letter!

  • California targets clean transport, urban greening for $900M in cap-and-trade funds

    September 6, 2016

    California legislators have approved a last-minute deal to use $900 million from the state’s cap-and-trade program to fund environmental and clean energy projects across the state. Read more

  • California’s bad roads might stay that way, thanks to Legislature

    August 30, 2016

    What in the world is going on with the state Legislature’s special session on California’s transportation needs?  Read more...