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California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA)

Sacramento – Tuesday, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced 14 recipients for the 2016 Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants. The group of projects moves forward the Brown Administration’s focus on reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions while advancing the state’s public transportation system. This year’s awards total $390 million in competitive grants made possible through the state’s Cap and Trade auction proceeds.

Published: Aug 16, 2016

Sacramento – In response to an Executive Order issued last year by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., state agency leaders today released the California Sustainable Freight Action Plan, a comprehensive document that serves as a blueprint for transforming the state’s multi-billion-dollar freight transport system into one that is environmentally cleaner, more efficient, and more economically competitive than it is today.

Published: Aug 01, 2016

Board of Pilot Commissioners (BOPC)

California Highway Patrol (CHP)

California Transportation Commission (CTC)

SACRAMENTO—At its January 22, 2015 meeting, the California Transportation Commission (Commission) unanimously approved the appointments of Lucy Dunn as the Chair and Robert Alvarado as the Vice Chair, effective March 1, 2015. Ms. Dunn and Mr. Alvarado will serve in their respective positions for one year.

Published: Jan 23, 2015

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Sacramento—The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today released preliminary statistics for implementation of Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60) for thethird full week of implementation data.

Published: Jan 28, 2015

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today released preliminary driver license processing statistics showing early successimplementing Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60)—the new law requiring DMV to issue a driver license to applicants who can prove identity and California residence and meetall other licensing requirements, such as passing the driver license knowledge and behind-the-wheel driving exams.

Published: Jan 03, 2015

Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

SACRAMENTO –Caltrans officials will seek approval from the Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee (TBPOC) to conclude its contract with American Bridge / Fluor, the joint venture that built many parts of the Bay Bridge, and hold the contractor accountable for project delays and faulty work.

Published: Sep 24, 2015

High Speed Rail Authority (HSRA)

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Environmental and Engineering Services for the San Francisco to San Jose Project Section and the San Jose to Merced Project Section of the high-speed rail program.

Published: Aug 07, 2015

FRESNO — Marking significant progress toward modernizing California’s transportation infrastructure, the California High-Speed Rail Authority today joined hundreds of supporters and government, student, community, transportation, business and labor leaders to break ground on the nation’s first high-speed rail system.

Published: Jan 06, 2015

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Board of Pilot Commissioners (BOPC)
Roma Cristia-Plant  415-397-2253

California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Fran Clader  916-843-3310

California Transportation Commission (CTC)
Susan Bransen 916-654-4245

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Armando Botello  916-657-6437

Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Tamie McGowen  916-654-5782

High-Speed Rail Authority (HSRA)
Lisa Marie Alley  916-384-9026

Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)
Chris Cochran  916-509-3063