Collage of Quien Sabe Road holes in Tres Pinos area. Photos by Robert Eliason

Transportation

BL Special Report: Roads were main focus for Civil Grand Jury

San Benito County Civil Grand Jury submits its report on how funding for roads in the county has been spent. Supervisors have 90 days to respond.

Caltrans attempted to deal with the South County curve on Highway 25 in 2015, but the rerouted portion of the road collapsed just a few months after opening. Now, repairs aren't expected to happen until at least 2022. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Hwy. 25 repairs near Pinnacles delayed until 2022

An indigenous site was found near the project in 2018.

Greenwood Ford off San Felipe Road in Hollister. The dealership was previously Tiffany Ford, owned and operated by four generations of the Tiffany Family. Photo by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Tiffany Ford sells to Greenwood Chevrolet

Family opened the dealership in 1910.

The intersection of State Routes 25 and 156. Construction of a two-lane roundabout is anticipated to begin in June 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Officials question proposed highway roundabout

County Resource Management Agency director asks why other alternatives weren’t offered.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Transportation

San Juan City Council approves four speed tables

Fourth Street installations coming in September; council also discusses policy for placing items on the agenda.

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

Transportation

San Benito County Express offers free days on Fixed Route and Intercounty rides

If enough passengers ride on the free service days, County Express will be eligible to apply for the same grant in the upcoming year to offer the free rides once again.

Transportation

Some road work limited during Monterey Car Week

Caltrans says drivers should plan for heavy traffic on area highways.

Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-speed rail meeting in Gilroy rescheduled

Open house to take place on Aug. 22.

Highway 156 and 25 intersection. Photo by Leslie David.

Transportation

BL Special Report: The Ins and Outs of Roundabouts

This BL Special Report shares recent research on roundabouts and why they are being used more throughout California. One is planned for the intersection of Highways 25 and 156.

Photos courtesy of High Speed Rail Administration.

Transportation

High-speed rail meeting in Gilroy postponed

New date to be determined.

Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

High-Speed Rail Authority will hold August town hall in Gilroy

San Benito County elected officials say they plan to attend.

County supervisors decided against the realignment of John Smith Road in favor of repairing the last half-mile section. Graniterock crews worked on repaving the road July 8. Photos by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Repaving begins on half-mile section of John Smith Road

Completion expected July 12.

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Events

It’s All About The Ride takes fresh look at Hollister motorcycle festival

Brown Motorcycle Attorneys announce short video series promoting Hollister

Graphic by Fernando Gonzalez.

Transportation

Measure G revs up its engine

First in series of indepth reports on the county's transportation and traffic issues and solutions.  The San Benito County traffic safety bill’s Citizens Oversight Committee begins work July 1.

Frederik Venter speaks to residents at traffic calming meeting. Photos by Heather Graham

Transportation

Residents discuss ways to calm traffic on Central Avenue

Speed bumps, island medians and decorative paint are among proposed improvements.