Gas Tax Hike To Fund Gov. Brown's $52 Billion Plan To Fix California's RoadsCalifornia's governor and legislative leaders on Wednesday proposed raising $52 billion to fix the state's roads through a big gasoline tax increase, higher car registration fees and a charge on emission-free vehicles.
$217 Million Allocated To Fix California Highways, Bridges, Rail SystemsCalifornia transit authorities announced that $217 million will be allocated to projects intended to upgrade the state's transportation infrastructure.
Extraordinary Winter Tests California Flood ControlOn one hand, it was a textbook lesson in the power of small problems, or in this case, a small breach in a dam spillway that almost caused a catastrophe.
Orinda Sinkhole Raises Issues With Nearly Year-Old Moraga CraterWith more rain coming down Wednesday, there is a renewed rush to shore up two sizable sinkholes in the East Bay, including one that is nearly a year old.
BART Placing $3.5 Billion Bond To Fix System On November BallotAfter years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors is looking to completely rebuild the agency’s aging infrastructure and voted unanimously Thursday to place a $3.5 billion bond on the November ballot to fund the effort.
3 East Bay Overpasses Structurally Deficient, New Report SaysThree heavily traveled East Bay overpasses are on a list of structurally deficient bridges released by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.
BART, America's Other Transportation Systems Showing Their Old AgeThe problems with BART this week is not isolated. Just yesterday, the DC Metro system similar to BART closed for the day so emergency inspections could be conducted.
Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Fee On Drivers As Part Of $3.6 Billion Plan To Fix HighwaysGov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.
CA Lawmakers Considering First Gas Tax Hike In DecadesCalifornia lawmakers are considering a hike in the gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.
Lawmakers Agree Fixing California's Roads And Bridges Is Essential But Not On How To Pay For ItThe state legislature is talking transportation -- specifically how to pay for much-needed repairs to the infrastructure. On Sunday, state senator Mark Leno discussed the challenges with KPIX 5's Phil Matier.
Drought Surcharge, Rate Increase Takes Effect For EBMUD CustomersEast Bay customers will pay more for their water now that a drought surcharge and rate increase has taken effect.
California Drought Taking Serious Toll On Aging Sewer System In San FranciscoCalifornia’s severe drought is taking a serious toll on San Francisco’s aging sewer system.