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Incomplete Streets Part 1: How Caltrans Shortchanges Pedestrians

Caltrans has a history of failing to follow its own policies around Complete Streets.

July 15, 2024

Metro and Caltrans Still Planning 605 Expansion, Plus Four Connecting Freeways

Metro and Caltrans are planning to spend billions of dollars widening the 605, 5, 10, 60 and 105 Freeways. Really.

July 11, 2024

$51.4 Million for Sustainable Transportation Planning Grants

Caltrans announced today that it is awarding planning grants to 89 local and regional projects that will lay the groundwork for making transportation "more resilient to the impacts of climate change."

July 9, 2024

Metro to Host 605/5 Freeway Expansion Project Meetings

The good news is that, for the 605CIP, Metro is no longer planning to tear down 300+ homes. The bad news is that Metro still plans to widen the 605, 5, and other connecting freeways.

July 3, 2024

Environmental Groups File Suit Against I-80 Highway Expansion

The environmental report for the Yolo Bypass project understates the true impacts of the project, according to the lawsuit

May 31, 2024

California Transportation Commission This Week: Funding for I-80 Yolo Causeway Widening

Clearly Caltrans leadership doesn't take its own guidelines on mitigating induced travel very seriously.

May 14, 2024

California Leaders Celebrate Ten Years of Climate Action

Air Resources Board report highlights progress funded by the California Cap-and-Trade Program

May 8, 2024

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike Lane Will Need Support

There's no evidence the bike lane contributes to congestion on the bridge

May 3, 2024

Transportation Commission: Touting Active Transportation, Approving Highway Expansions

Despite public pleas to stop spending on highway expansion, pro-expansion forces still take the day.

March 28, 2024

With a New Statewide Task Force, California Is Getting Real about Transit Transformation

Meeting California’s ambitious climate goals will require getting people out of cars and on to trains and buses. That shift could require as much as a five-fold to ten-fold increase in transit ridership above pre-COVID levels by 2045.

March 26, 2024