Stockton roads ranked among the worst in the nation

About 43% of Stockton’s roads are rated in “poor condition” according to an urban road quality report released October 17 by nonprofit research group TRIP. This puts Stockton 9th in a ranking of the 20 worst mid-sized urban areas for road conditions. Continue reading


California Transportation Commission in Stockton for October meeting

The San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) will host the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for their October 17-18 meeting. Tracy Mayor and SJCOG Board Chair Robert Rickman and SJCOG Executive Director Andrew T. Chesley, will provide welcome remarks and highlight the region to the Commissioners and agencies from throughout the state.  Continue reading

New RTD routes in Tracy, Mountain House begin October 29

Mountain House and Tracy residents who hate to drive will soon have a new transportation alternative. San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) is introducing its new Hopper Route 99—beginning Monday, October 29—which will be FREE for the first month of service. Continue reading

Statewide transportation improvement program releases draft for public review

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) prepares the FSTIP every two years in cooperation with metropolitan planning organizations and regional transportation planning agencies in California.  The Draft 2019 Federal Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (FSTIP) is now available for public review.   Continue reading

Gas tax funds pave the way for accelerated repairs on State Route 12 in San Joaquin County

SB1-LogoCaltrans recently completed repair work to more than seven lane miles of State Route 12/Victor Road from Guild Avenue in the city of Lodi to Bruella Road in the community of Victor, due to the funds from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. Continue reading

Gas tax provides funds for 120 major highway and bridge projects


Caltrans will begin more than 120 new “Fix-it-First” projects this fiscal year (July 2018 – June 2019) –  replacing, repairing, and improving more than 6,700 lane miles of pavement, 250 culverts and 320 bridges across the state – due to funds from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.

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Caltrans to begin repaving work on Highway 88

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is set to begin a $8.5 million highway improvement project that will repave approximately 9 miles of eastbound and westbound State Route 88 (SR-88) through the community of Clements in San Joaquin County. Continue reading

Save the Date: State of the North San Joaquin Valley Conference

The Annual State of the Northern San Joaquin Valley Conference will be held December 4, 2018 at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel.  Join us as we take a look at the current economic development of the region!

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SB 1 funds extend bridge life in San Joaquin

Caltrans has improved and extended the service life of three bridges on Interstate 5 in San Joaquin County, due to the funds from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.

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