Highways

Caltrans highlights Clean California progress in video
Transportation
Mark Prado September 2, 2021
Marin-Sonoma Narrows

The California Department of Transportation is showing the progress of the newly established Clean California program in tackling California’s trash problem in its latest video.

Transportation

Bay Area scores $407 million in SB1 transportation dollars for 11 projects

Bay Area highway, transit and goods-movement projects this week earned more than $400 million in new funding as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) finalized a new round of awards through a trio of competitive statewide programs established by the Senate Bill 1 transportation investment package signed into law in 2017. Read More

Bay Area and California Housing and Transportation Highlights from the Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget
Funding
Chirag Rabari April 16, 2018
By Leah Zippert
An Aerial View of Marin County with the Bay in the Background

Last month Congress approved a $1.3 trillion appropriations bill to fund the government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. In a departure from previous years, the budget included major boosts in funding for both defense and non-defense discretionary programs and also significantly increased investment in federal housing and transportation programs. This post will provide summaries of major housing, transportation and other relevant provisions from the final FY 2018 spending bill; a chart comparing FY 2017 and FY 2018 funding levels; and analysis of California and/or Bay Area impacts for select housing

Projects

Friday Video: Progress on the Marin-Sonoma Narrows Despite a Spring Storm

By Julie Teglovic

Though this week’s atmospheric river-fueled storm may delay its opening by a few days, the new alignment on southbound 101 at the Marin-Sonoma Narrows will soon bring major traffic flow improvements and future flood relief to this bottleneck area. Check out a new video from MTC’s Mark Jones to see the project in action and hear experts from Caltrans and the Transportation Authority of Marin talk about the higher, dryer, wider highway. Read More