South Bay Voters Fed Up With Potholes Show Support For Sales Tax Increase; $6B NeededA new survey says more than two-thirds of likely Santa Clara County voters would support a sales tax increase to pay for over $6 billion in transit and road upgrades for the county.
El Niño Rains Create Damaging Potholes Along Bayshore FreewayIt's been a bumpy ride over the Bayshore freeway these past few days, especially on the stretch from San Francisco International Airport into the city, and El Niño storms are to blame.
Potholes Caused By Weekend Storms Claim Tires Around The Bay AreaAuto repair and tire shops around the Bay Area are busy Monday fixing cars damaged by potholes.
Oakland Residents Use Brick Fragments To Fill Potholes, Prompting Response From Public Works DepartmentOakland public works officials are encouraging residents to notify them about streets in need of repair rather than taking matters into their own hands after potholes were found filled with brick fragments in West Oakland on Monday.
East Oakland Residents Spray Paint ‘Fix Me’ On Potholes, Demand Repairs On Rough RoadsResidents of an Oakland neighborhood said they’re getting a raw deal from the city when it comes to road repairs.
Massive Sinkhole Opens In SF's Lake District, Rain Weakens Century-Old Water Main That Survived 1906 EarthquakeHeavy overnight rainfall likely caused a 20-by-30-foot hole sinkhole still growing in the Bay Area Wednesday morning.
Oakland To Spend Next Several Weeks Fixing Major Pothole ProblemThe city hopes to fix thousands of potholes over the next several weeks, part of an annual blitz to fix the streets of Oakland.
Emergency Pothole Repairs Cause Gridlock On Bay BridgeThree eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes on the western span of the bridge were closed after a large pothole was discovered Wednesday evening, according to Caltrans spokesman Andrew Gordon.
Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF TransportationSan Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city's transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.
Phil Matier: Will Californians Pay Up For Better Roads?California voters may get a chance to help improve the state’s roadways, but are they willing to foot the bill?
Millions More Needed To Maintain San Jose RoadsThe $20 million San Jose spends each year to maintain its roads falls far short of the $100 million that should be spent on repaving every year, the city's top transportation official said Monday.
Proposition B Promises More Funds To Fix SF PotholesThe pace of re-paving roads and filling potholes would pick up in San Francisco if voters approve Proposition B on the November ballot. There would also be money for bicycle and pedestrian safety in this $248 million bond measure.