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About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan

Share Your Thoughts on the Future of Transportation in Contra Costa County at a Public Open House!

The 2017 Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP) provides the overall direction for achieving and maintaining a balanced and functional transportation system within Contra Costa County while strengthening links between land use decisions and transportation. It outlines the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s … Continue reading

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The California Budget: A Primer

From California City News California lawmakers approved a $183.2 billion budget Thursday, an all-time record. Cal Matters has an excellent breakdown of California’s spending plan here. In the meantime, some highlights: EUCATION DOMINATES THE SPENDING PLAN Public schools command one-third … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Friday, June 23, in the San Francisco Bay Area

Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions. Exhaust from vehicles on Bay Area roads accounts for … Continue reading

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First Transit Signs Exclusive Partnership with GoMentum Station for Autonomous Vehicle Innovation and Research

First Transit announces that it has signed an agreement as the exclusive transit operator partner at GoMentum Station. The partnership will foster research and innovation in the field of shared autonomous vehicle (SAV) application and technology research. First Transit will … Continue reading

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A Spare the Air Alert is in effect, Thursday, June 22, in the San Francisco Bay Area

Concentrations of ground-level ozone pollution are forecast to be unhealthy. High levels of ozone pollution are harmful to breathe, especially for young children, seniors and those with respiratory and heart conditions. Exhaust from vehicles on Bay Area roads accounts for … Continue reading

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Starting Wednesday June 21 – Interstate 680 Nighttime Lane Reductions for Resurfacing Work in Danville/San Ramon

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is working on a storm damage repair project on Interstate 680 to replace failed concrete slabs from Diablo Road in Danville to Alcosta Boulevard in San Ramon. The work is to repair damage created … Continue reading

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The Fight to Stop the Delta Tunnels Heats Up this Summer

Why years of waiting may be over on Delta tunnels “Love it or hate it, the Delta tunnels project is reaching a decision point.” The Sacramento Bee 6/13/17 Restore the Delta, Delta advocates, and environmental groups are gearing up for … Continue reading

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