Bakersfield Opens New Centennial Corridor Freeway
The two-mile freeway demolished a swath of the Westpark neighborhood: 271 homes, 15 multi-family buildings and 36 commercial structures
Metro Releases New Lower 710 Freeway Proposal; Agency Still Plans to Widen 710, Doesn’t Rule Out Residential Demolitions
Metro's new 710 widening proposal is not as bad as the mega-widening that Metro was hell-bent on a couple years ago, but there's still a lot of harmful freeway/ramp/road expansion, and precious little transit, walk and bike improvements
CTC Approves Controversial I-15 Expansion, After All
Commissioners had already made up their minds to approve, and cut short questions from Commissioner Joe Lyou to get it over with
Biden Administration Steps in on Caltrans’ Highway Expansion in Fresno
In America’s most polluted air basin, EPA set to take a fresh look at air quality impacts of warehouse-focused highway expansion.
Alhambra Locals Get Another Month to Review City’s Bike/Ped Plan
The release of the final plan just a few days before it was set to be adopted riled some Alhambra residents, but city officials say the sooner it’s voted on, the sooner they can seek funding
2023 Was the Year of Metro Freeway Widening
Metro quietly finished work on two 5 Freeway widening mega-projects, and started work on widening the 57/60, 91, and 605 - while continuing work on numerous widenings under construction - plus planning future mega-widenings
What’s on Caltrans’s $16B Holiday SHOPP-ing List?
The $15.7 billion State Highway Operations and Protection Program is one of the state’s biggest infrastructure packages. But what’s really in the 599 projects?
Highway Expansion Project Not Approved by California Transportation Commission
Adding another lane won't reduce congestion, yet Caltrans keeps doing it, and the CTC usually approves the money for it. There's too little discussion of alternatives.
San Mateo County Again Claims Adding Lanes Reduces Pollution and Congestion
What's it going to take to get traffic engineers and politicians to stop lying about widening?
Caltrans and Metro Using “Auxiliary Lane” Freeway Widening Loophole for Non-Aux Lane Projects
Beyond just using harmful loopholes legally, Metro and Caltrans deceptively bypass environmental regulations in order to keep on widening freeways