Road crew closed off one lane near Somerset Drive on Union Road in August 2020. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

COG approves draft list of regional transportation projects

Costs exceed projected revenue by $100 million.

Highway 156. File photo.

Transportation

Survey on San Benito County’s Regional Transportation Plan

COG seeks community input on the 2022-2045 long-range plan that guides transportation investments for all forms of travel, including motor vehicle, transit, bicycle, and walking.

COG Executive Director Mary Gilbert said $1.8 billion needs to be raised over 22 years to pay for road projects. Photos by John Chadwell.

Business / Economy

Transportation sales tax measure picks up steam

A recent survey of potential 2018 voters conducted by COG showed that a majority would support a one-cent sales tax for transportation needs.