In 2017 the Legislature passed SB1, a historic transportation package that raises over $50B for transportation repairs over the next 10 years. However SB1 was focused on providing state funding preserving our existing network and reducing the maintenance backlog, not building for our future…
California requires smarter solutions to grow our transportation network to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Maintaining our existing road network and repairing our bridges and overpasses while also building out new transit lines and expanding transportation options will be required to meet the needs of California’s future. Transportation is the key to strong economy and SB1 will support over 68,000 jobs annually. (Link to SB1 Jobs Report on existing website)
Over 80% of the state’s population lives in a Self-Help County where voters have approved a transportation sales tax to build new local projects. These projects are the most important path toward transforming your local transportation options and supporting your local economy.
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