Northern Section counties receive over $543 million for transportation projects

By Jasmine Lee, Daily Californian, December 7, 2020

“On December 3, the Bay Area received a total of $407 million from the California Transportation Commission (CTC) to fund 11 projects.

Northern/Sierra region counties received $9.55 million for four projects. Monterey Bay counties received $127 million for three projects.

“According to CTC’s press release, BART received $60 million to start construction on its Train Control Modernization Project. The project is part of the Transbay Corridor Core Capacity Program, which aims to increase the number of trains able to travel through the Transbay Tube between San Francisco and Oakland.

“‘The funding provided here will allow Caltrans to keep working on projects that keep California’s transportation infrastructure operating and in step with multi-modal needs now and in the future,’ Caltrans spokesperson Vince Jacala said.”

Read the full article here. Read CTC’s funding announcement here.

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