Two bond rating institutions have upgraded RCTC's revenue bonds on the 91 Express Lanes.
Now, the infamous Cholame intersection of State Highways 41 and 46 in San Luis Obispo County that claimed the life of James Dean 64 years ago is finally getting fixed--in large part due to the influx of funding that came from SB 1.
Local Measure BB funds a program that identifies the best ways to connect students to transit to improve attendance and increase access to after school activities.
The Contra Costa Transportation Authority contributes local sales tax funds from Measure J to support the first 10 years of operations for a ferry service starting this month from the new Richmond Ferry Terminal.
Where is all the Oleander? Part of the answer is Proposition 1B that set aside $1 billion for Highway 99. Overall, the program "over delivered" by completing 17 projects instead of 13. That is more projects in less time and under budget. That is a good story.
In 2016, fourteen local transportation "special" sales tax measures went on county ballots that required a two-thirds majority to pass. Thirteen of them received a super-majority approval rate of 55%. But only six passed.