RTD celebrates national ‘Get On Board Day’ with free bus rides

Sctfa-awards-1.jpgan 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.

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City of Stockton Accepts Applications for Port Commission

Port_of_Stockton_Video__Long_Rail_-_Port_of_StocktonThe 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.

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Widening and reconstruction work on Tracy’s MacArthur Drive to begin in late May

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

Valley Air District offers funding opportunities to improve air quality


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.

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Save the Date: 8th annual San Joaquin Valley Affordable Housing Summit

The annual event, hosted by the San Joaquin Housing Collaborative, focuses on regional solutions to promote affordable housing via dialogue among state, local, and federal stakeholders.  The 2019 event will be held at the Visalia Wyndam on September 19 from 9 AM – 4 PM.

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Registration opens for annual San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference

Catch the New Wave of Transportation in the Valley
policy confrenceMay 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.

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REAL ID in California Town Hall meeting planned for April 4


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.

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Transportation Agency awards $31.1 million to expand rail service

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.

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Caltrans to host Contractors’ Bootcamp

20181108_113146The 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.

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