Many people associate regional governments with transportation planning and SB 375. But they are so much more. Skipping the history of regional governments, we cut to the chase with nine takeaways.
Former NARC executive director discusses the potential of "regional charters" as a means of improving the governance to address the critical problems many communities face.
SCAG's Executive Director makes the case for SB 1.
How should regional government work in California? Read our Letter Requesting a Veto on AB 805.
Writing to the local paper, TAMC Exec Debbie Hale does the right thing by publicly thanking her state Legislators for their histroric vote on SB 1.
CALCOG and SHCC joined to support long-term transportation reform and funding packages that contain new revenues to make road safety improvements, fill potholes, and repair streets, highways, and bridges.
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.