Most Californians agree that our State's transportation system is in dire need of additional funding for additional improvements and repair. The problem has always been where to secure the necessary funding. In short, it has become more difficult to rely on the federal government, local and regional transportation agencies have become less reliant on the State, the gas tax has not been raised in years, and vehicles have become more fuel efficient, resulting in more miles traveled by more cars without the incremental increase in funding. This week is a major turning point to ...
Today, I attended the IRWA Chapter 67 monthly lunch meeting. The speaker was Philip Law, Corridors Program Manager for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). He came to discuss SCAG's 2008 Regional Transportation Plan. The plan is intended to coordinate efforts to implement transportation improvements through Southern California. It involves a $531.5 billion, 25-year long range plan of needed improvements.
The Plan's Executive Summary [PDF] describes in detail the various plan components, including ...
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