Tuesday, July 12, 2016

2/3rds of California local roads and streets now need major, expensive rehabilitation

According to the AA magazine Westways, and the study 2014 California local streets and roads needs assessment http://www.savecaliforniastreets.org/

This update surveyed all of California’s 58 counties and 482 cities in 2014. The information captured data from more than 99 percent of the state’s local streets and roads – a level of participation that makes clear the local interest in addressing the growing problems of crumbling streets and roads.


  1. Yet few people see the connection between paying taxes and having a decent infrastructure. Increasing the fuel tax, anyone?

    1. and inflation has cut back the effective buying power of the fuel tax to the point where the 18 cents tax applied a decade or two ago is only as useful as a 9 cent tax today