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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.

January 12, 2024

Governor Newsom’s “Climate Commitment” Does Not Include Active Transportation

The state is committed to climate investments, but one of its best climate programs - the ATP - is apparently dispensable

January 12, 2024

Senate Transportation Committee Recap: Transit Consolidation Bill Pulled

Also, a bill from Senator Blakespear to reduce delays for building safer bike lanes along the California coast returns

January 10, 2024

Task Force Meets to Address the Future of California Transit

California's Transit Transformation Task Force must address a wide range of issues. Here are three that are crucial, from the perspective of one of the task force members.

January 4, 2024

Eight New Year’s Resolutions For Transportation Decisionmakers

As we do every year, we're challenging the architects of our transportation system to do better.

January 2, 2024

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?

December 21, 2023

Anatomy of a Complete Streets Policy

How San Diego advocates pushed for, and won, a better approach to road design

December 21, 2023

Strategic Growth Council Announces Round 5 Transformative Climate Communities Grants

$98 million for eleven community-led climate projects throughout California that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

December 18, 2023

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.

December 14, 2023