El Niño Storms Push Road Repair Bill To $9M In Santa Cruz CountyEl Nino storms have slammed some Santa Cruz mountain communities hard, causing mudslides and evacuations.
Pay-By-Mile Floated As Alternative To Gas Tax For California DriversThe California Legislature is looking at a voluntary program that would eliminate the state’s gas tax, which is currently 2nd highest in the nation at 52.9 cents per gallon. Instead, drivers would be subject to a tax based on vehicle miles traveled of a VMT tax.
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.