Category Archives: Highways

Is Every Speed Limit Too Low?

By Alex Mayyasi · Priceonomics When Lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?” Hearing his question, you might assume that Lt. … Continue reading

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Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon – April 2017

  Carpooling & Transit in the Express Lanes Carpoolers can expect some changes once the I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes open this summer. Most significantly, carpoolers, clean air vehicles and other toll-exempt vehicles must get FasTrak Flex® toll tags to … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 – Balfour Road Interchange

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Plan Bay Area 2040

The Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 is an updated long-range Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. This document discusses how the Bay Area will grow over the next two decades and identifies … Continue reading

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Customer Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon

As MTC continues toll system testing on the future I-680 Contra Costa Express Lane, drivers will see test messages on the Variable Toll Message Signs starting Monday, March 27, 2017 northbound from Alcosta Blvd. to Crow Canyon Road. After successful … Continue reading

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Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon March 2017

680 Corridor Projects The I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon are the first of a series of projects planned for the I-680 Contra Costa corridor to deliver traffic congestion relief. As the first piece of … Continue reading

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Project Update: I-680 Express Lanes between Walnut Creek and San Ramon – February 2017

  Get Ready to Use the Lanes MTC’s I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes will join existing lanes on I-680, I-580 and Highway 237 to become part of the Bay Area Express Lanes that will ultimately be 550 express lane miles … Continue reading

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