Bike Month 2017 was a success!

In May, the crowds gather, the people roar, and the bikes are released! That’s rightDibs - Logo 300, this past May was Bike Month at SJCOG. With the unveiling of the brand new name, dibs, just a few months before and the high fives just waiting to be handed out, there was no way that this year could be anything but spectacular.
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Workshop planned for Smart Growth and Bike, Ped & Safe Routes to School programs

A public workshop to provide information and solicit comments on a pending Call for Projects for the Measure K Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Safe Routes to School Competitive Program and the Measure K Smart Growth Incentive Program is planned for Tuesday, August 22nd at 10 a.m., in the SJCOG Board Room located at 555 E. Weber Avenue, Stockton.  Continue reading

Caltrans brings teamwork solutions to San Joaquin

How do highway improvements happen? Drivers see the construction cones, workers and notices, but what happens to get them all there and get those improvements done? Continue reading

Construction continues on McHenry Avenue Improvements project

In July, construction crews began steel pile driving for the temporary access trestle on the new McHenry Avenue bridge over the Stanislaus River. Read the July Newsletter for more details.  Continue reading

Public information meeting scheduled for SR 99/120 interchange improvements

Caltrans, District 10, in partnership with SJCOG and the City of Manteca, are holding a Public Information Meeting to discuss the State Route 99/120 Interchange Improvements project.  Continue reading

RTD begins construction on new Express Bus Rapid Transit route in South Stockton

On Monday, August 7, RTD will begin construction of the new Route 49, to be known as the “MLK Corridor.” The east-west direction of the new route will facilitate faster trips to destinations along Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (MLK), from Edison High School in the west to Mariposa and East 8th Street in the east.

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Stockton’s draft bicycle master plan released for public comment

The City of Stockton Bicycle Master Plan and Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration have been released for public review and comment.  Continue reading

State transportation leaders expedite $285 million in road repairs

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) today announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state. Caltrans is able to jump start these road repairs thanks to the passage of the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1), recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. Continue reading

ACEforward EIR public comment period extended

The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC), acting as lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), has extended the public comment period on the draft environmental impact report for the ACEforward project.  Continue reading

State Route 12 to be closed for 55-hours

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 12 (SR-12) between SR-160 and Interstate 5 (I-5) for construction work beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, through 5:00 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017. Continue reading