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Exploring the issues and challenges of regional governance and transportation programming in California.  In the interests of dialogue and debate, not all the views expressed in this forum represent official policy positions of CALCOG. 

Apr 25

A Mixed Message from Better Pavement

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM by Bill Higgins

Ever see a motorist give a convenience store clerk three dollars and change to put a little gas in the tank?  Enough to get them down the road, but not far . . . That might be the context for the 2013 State of the Pavement Report finding that the highway system has improved from the addition 4500 new butter-smooth lane miles.

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Apr 01

Re"COG"nize Regional Opportunities

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM by Bill Higgins

COGs are often an underused resources to reach across political boundaries to solve local and regional issues.  Here are 8 takeaways about their potential to serve their member local agencies.  

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Nov 19

Oleander: A Success Metric for Prop 1B

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 12:00 AM by Bill Higgins

The investments made by Proposition 1B are going a long way toward making the infamous oleander median on Highway 99 a thing of the past.

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