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Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.

04/03/2014

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Thousands Of Caltrans Traffic Sensors No Longer Working

Thousands of electronic road sensors buried by Caltrans under California highways are not functioning, making it problematic for traffic-information gathering.

11/25/2013

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San Jose Will Explore Raising Taxes To Improve Roads

The city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area’s worst roads.

03/06/2013

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds California Road Conditions Deteriorating Faster Than Other States

California’s roadways are going downhill, about as fast as any state in the union, according to a study released Thursday by the Reason Foundation.

02/21/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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San Jose City Council Funds 400 Miles Of Road Repairs

Drivers can expect a much smoother ride on some of San Jose’s bumpiest roads now that the city council has given the thumbs-up to a limited amount of funding for priority road repair.

03/28/2012

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Fatal Traffic Accidents On The Rise In South Santa Clara County

A man driving a motor home in South Santa Clara County has become the eleventh traffic fatality in the area within the past two weeks.

11/22/2011

1991 Oakland Hills Fire. (CBS)

Treacherous Oakland Hills Roads Hinder Firefighters

There have been many firefighting improvements since a deadly firestorm ripped through the hills of Berkeley and Oakland 20 years ago next week. But, firefighters can’t do much about the hills themselves, forcing them to navigate dangerous roads whenever flames break out.

10/13/2011

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San Jose Roads Skewered In New Report

Another causality of San Jose’s ongoing yearly budget shortfalls is road maintenance, and a newly released report shows how bad things have gotten.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/11/2011

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San Jose Working To Reverse Bad Road Rating

Following a report by a national transportation research group that found San Jose has the worst roads in the U.S., the city council held a study session Tuesday on how to come up with funds for badly-needed street repairs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/13/2010

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