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New Questions Emerge over Caltrans Approval of $140M Highway Plan in Fresno County

An investigation by Fresnoland shows state agency ignored key impacts of an expansion of Highway 99 in south central Fresno.

December 4, 2023

Metro Board Approves $207 Million for 91 and 605 Freeway Expansion Projects

Metro and Caltrans eastbound 91 Freeway widening is especially alarming as it will increase tailpipe pollution in an already diesel-pollution-burdened community that is 69 percent Latino, and 28 percent Black

December 1, 2023

Podcast: Streetsblog Interview with Jeanie Ward-Waller

"Frankly, as a public servant, I take really seriously that we need to be telling the truth to the public, and we need to create opportunities to have public engagement and public input to our work. That requires being transparent, and also requires being honest in our analysis."

November 22, 2023

Complete Streets Survey Results: Californians Are Scared to Use Caltrans Streets

Complete Streets are as far away now as they were when SB 127 was vetoed by Governor Newsom

November 15, 2023

Caltrans Plans I-5 Expansion in Shasta County

To get more information, people will need to attend the in-person meeting on Wednesday, November 15 in Redding.

November 14, 2023

I Lost My Job at Caltrans for Speaking Out Against Highway Widening

My concerns were repeatedly brushed off by my bosses, who seemed more concerned about getting the next widening project underway than following the law

November 3, 2023

CA Is Drafting its Interregional Transportation Improvement Program and Wants Your Input

Two hearings (Wednesday November 1 and November 8) discuss the program's purpose and take public comments on interregional transportation needs

October 31, 2023

Caltrans Approves $192M for Clean Transit

The money will be awarded from the state's Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP), which is funded by California's cap-and-trade system.

October 30, 2023

California Transportation Commission Chair: “Widen Freeways for the People”

Widening highways now is a way to keep the status quo in place for years into the future, when we need to change that status quo with alacrity.

October 24, 2023