You’re Invited! Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Planned for SR-99 South Stockton Six-Lane Widening Project

SJCOG and Caltrans D10 invite you to join us as we celebrate the completion of the State Route 99 South Stockton Six-Lane Widening Project!

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Diverging Diamond Interchange Proposed for Manteca’s Union Road/120 Bypass; Public Meeting Scheduled

Motorists getting on and off Union Road at the 120 Bypass will never have to worry about their turn movements being stopped by a red light sometime in 2018 if Manteca becomes the first California city to employ a diverging diamond interchange.  Continue reading

San Joaquin Valley Projects to be Recognized for Success in Cap & Trade

— The San Joaquin Valley receives over $60M in climate investments for transportation & affordable housing–
In the Second Round of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, the San Joaquin Valley has been awarded 23% of the total funding available statewide with 7 of the 25 awarded projects (28%) located in Valley Communities. Continue reading

Postponed: Westbound SR4/Crosstown Freeway Closure

The closure of the westbound State Route 4/Crosstown freeway scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to inclement weather. Continue reading

Draft 2016 Public Participation Plan Released; Public Hearing Scheduled

The San Joaquin Council of Governments has prepared the draft 2016 Public Participation Plan (PPP) in compliance with Federal and State legislation. Continue reading

Stanislaus County Voters to Decide on Sales Tax Hike for Transportation

MODESTO — On Nov. 8, for the third time in a decade, voters in Stanislaus County will be asked to raise the sales tax to pay for transportation improvements. It will need a two-thirds majority to pass.

Voters turned down ballot measures in 2006 and 2008, the last time by just a few hundred votes. This time proponents believe they have a real shot at passing it. Read full Central Valley Business Journal article 

Fall 2016 California and Metro Forecast

The California economy is maintaining solid growth after a slight slowdown at the beginning of the year according to the latest projection from the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific.  Continue reading

Stockton’s Hunter Street Project Receives AHSC Funding Award

The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program has released the recommended awards for FY 2015-2016. Big congratulations go out to Visionary Homebuilders of California, Inc. for receiving $8.9 million for the Hunter Street Housing Project project!   Continue reading