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.

County residents gather to discuss the proposed roundabout and how they think will impact the flow of traffic. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Residents leave Caltrans roundabout meeting with mixed feelings

Agency seemed more intent on explaining their plan, less on gathering community input.

Design for the proposed roundabout at State Routes 25 and 156 intersection. Image provided by Caltrans.

Transportation

Public meeting on State Route 25 Roundabout Project planned for June 25

Public invited to learn more about the existing signalized intersection being replaced with a two-lane roundabout.

Photos courtesy of High Speed Rail Administration.

Transportation

Fate of California high-speed rail uncertain

After nearly $1 billion in federal grant money was rescinded, state administrators look at cutting costs.

California Highway Patrol. File photo.

News

Fatal head-on collision on Highway 25

Collision happened south of San Felipe Road on June 9.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Arts

City of Hollister awarded transportation planning grant to develop Complete Streets Plan

City gets $259,768 grant to develop study for Buena Vista Road, Santa Ana Road, Meridian Street and Memorial Drive.