County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.

Transportation

County Express offers free rides for first week of February

Additional Intercounty Gavilan, Caltrain and Greyhound services free for month of January.

Intersection of Highway 156 at Highway 25. Photo by Leslie David

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Safe roads mean happy holidays

Make sure you get everyone home safe. If you go out to celebrate the New Year, start it off right by designating a driver.

Highway 156. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Hwy 156 expansion delayed until November

Caltrans attributes holdup to right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation agreements.

Residents who attended the Dec. 11 meeting exchanged ideas about the three alternatives for the Highway 25 transit corridor between Hollister and Gilroy. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

COG looking at Hollister-Gilroy public transit service

Three options part of a Caltrans grant-funded study on Highway 25.

Alternative two for the Highway 25 widening project. Graphic provided by COG.

Transportation

COG directors discuss options for Highway 25 expansion

Value analysis will be conducted in early 2020.

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County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.

Transportation

Public input requested for Hwy. 25 Corridor Transit Study

Meeting is expected to cover plans on how to provide faster transportation services between Hollister and Gilroy.

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Transportation

Caltrans and CHP remind motorists to drive safely on Thanksgiving weekend

Caltrans and the CHP said they are prepared to respond to any emergencies that may affect the state highway system.

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Transportation

Frazier Lake Road construction to last until Nov. 8

Daily closures between Bloomfield Avenue and Shore Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Transportation

Maintenance work on Hwy 156 near Castroville starts Nov. 5

Work will also take place along Highway 101 in Prunedale.

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Transportation

Monterey Bay Community Power to launch EV charging station project

State-local partnership to make $7 million available in tri-county area.

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Transportation

Fatal crash closes portion of Highway 25

Southbound from Highway 101 closed at Bloomfield Avenue, northbound closed at Shore Road. Re-opening expected around 4-5 p.m.

Traffic being rerouted in July 2019 as Graniterock worked to repave a half-mile portion of John Smith Road. A realignment project has been delayed due to mitigation concerns with the California tiger salamander and fairy shrimp habitats. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

County to use future Measure G monies on major roadways

Structural repairs are planned for Fairview Road, Shore Road, Buena Vista Road and San Benito Street; Supervisors want decision on two realignment projects.

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Traffic from Highway 101 merging onto Highway 25. Caltrans expects to begin construction on a new preliminary interchange design in November 2021. File Photo.

Transportation

Mobility Partnership approves preliminary design for Hwy. 101-25 interchange

Project cost estimate now at $100 million.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Transportation

Q and A: Robert Rivas on AB 1266

State Assemblyman speaks on the bill he authored, which he said improves safety by allowing cyclists to take safer, well-marked paths through intersections.

Graniterock crews installing speed tables at Fourth Street in San Juan Bautista on Sept. 16. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

San Juan Bautista installs five speed tables

Traffic calming measures to be added on Monterey and Fourth streets.