Monthly Archives: May 2017

Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s Countywide Transportation Plan Online Open House is Now Live!

The Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP) provides the overall direction for achieving and maintaining a balanced and functional transportation system within Contra Costa while strengthening links between land use decisions and transportation. The CTP outlines the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s (CCTA) … Continue reading

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Balfour Road Interchange at Highway 4

On April 11 CCTA and our partners broke ground on the Highway 4 and Balfour Road Interchange Project which will bring much-needed traffic relief to Brentwood and East Contra Costa County. The Balfour Road Interchange project will replace the existing … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – 05/28/17

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. Intermarriage in the U.S. 50 Years After Loving v. … Continue reading

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Boaters Can Help Fight Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Memorial Day Weekend

California agencies combatting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to remain cautious over Memorial Day weekend. Quagga and zebra mussels are invasive freshwater mussels native to Eurasia. They multiply quickly, encrust watercraft and infrastructure, alter water … Continue reading

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Explore the Highway 4 Story Through Images

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) announces today the official launch of Story Through Images, a web feature devoted to celebrating the recently-completed Highway 4  Widening Project and ongoing BART construction project, a $1.3 billion investment in infrastructure in Eastern … Continue reading

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Who is Responsible for Providing Fire Services to East County Residents?

I’ve recently read and heard comments regarding the relationship between cities and fire districts. These comments have been something to the effect that cities “have a statutory responsibility to provide for fire protection”. I appreciate this opportunity to explain how, … Continue reading

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Sunday Reading – May 21, 2017

The following links are just news items and opinions that pass my desk throughout the week. I don’t necessarily support or advocate any of the items, they are just interesting reads. New Research Finds the One Commandment Almost All Americans … Continue reading

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