EAST VALLEY TIMES:California Transportation Commission brings together state and locals for road maintenance and Rehabilitation Program (SB 1) Planning

Friday, June 9, 2017

Today, The California Transportation Commission (Commission) began two days of workshops and meetings aimed at answering questions related to the implementation of Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act.

With the passage of the Road Repair & Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), California’s drivers are making a strong investment in the future of state and local roads, bridges, and other transportation infrastructure. To expedite the needed work, the Commission is actively working on guidelines for project allocations. 

“It is clear that everyone in California is looking to us to lead the way. The Commission takes very seriously its charge to make thoughtful, effective, and efficient mobility investments” said Commission Chair Bob Alvarado.

Today’s Implementation Kickoff Forum included discussions with the Assembly Transportation Committee Chair, Jim Frazier as well as California State Transportation Agency Secretary Brian Kelly, Caltrans, local governments, social and environmental justice representatives, and the business community.