Most California drivers would pay an extra $52 a year under a top lawmaker’s proposal for transportation funding.
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Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.
It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.
Travelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.
Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.
Thousands of electronic road sensors buried by Caltrans under California highways are not functioning, making it problematic for traffic-information gathering.
The city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area’s worst roads.
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.