San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will join with other public transportation systems across the country to highlight the national 2019 Get On Board Day on Thursday, April 25. To celebrate, RTD is offering free rides on all its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes 40, 43, 44, 47, and 49 on April 25th. They will also be debuting two new exterior bus ads noting positive statistics related to public transit on this day.
The City of Stockton will be conducting interviews to fill a seat on the Port Commission on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 4 p.m. To be considered for appointment, those interested must submit an online application by Friday, May 3, 2019. A link to the application is available at their website.
The Tracy City Council awarded a construction contract at their regular meeting last week for the MacArthur Drive Widening and Reconstruction Project. The work to widen MacArthur Drive between Schulte Road and Valpico Road from two to four lanes is expected to begin by the end of next month. Continue reading
Looking for air quality incentive and grant programs in the county? SJCOG is helping to spread the word about a comprehensive suite of voluntary incentive programs targeted at reducing harmful emissions throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
Catch the New Wave of Transportation in the Valley
May 8 (evening) – May 10 (Lunch), 2019
The Annual Policy Conference is an opportunity for the San Joaquin Valley to come together to learn what’s new in the Valley, with a special emphasis on transportation, housing, water, air quality, and infrastructure. The event will be held May 8-10, 2019 at the Tachi Palace Hotel in Lemoore, California.
You’re invited to a town hall meeting to learn more about REAL ID in California! Senator Cathleen Galgiani will be holding a DMV REAL ID Town Hall on Thursday April 4, from 6-8 pm to help educate the community on the REAL ID process and make getting one as easy as possible.
Last week, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced the award of $13.1 million of Senate Bill 1 State Rail Assistance (SRA) funding to advance 9 projects throughout the state. Included in the the funding award is $2 million for Caltran’s Stockton Regional Rail Maintenance Facility Expansion Project, which will help fill key gaps in the rail system in Northern California.
San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will roll out its Van Go on-demand service throughout San Joaquin County on March 25, 2019.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is hosting its first Contractors’ Bootcamp, a training event designed to create networking and educational opportunities for prime and sub-contractors, and to provide valuable information helping them get “contract-ready” to bid for new business.