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Posts Tagged ‘Caltrans’

California Household Travel Survey

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Table 1.2.2: Key 2010-2012 California Household Travel Survey Trip Statistics (Weighted and expanded)

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION1.0 Executive SummaryThe 2010-2012 California Household Travel Survey (CHTS) was a unique statewide, collaborative effort to gather travel information needed for regional and statewide travel and environmental models using the same instrument and methods across the state. Led by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the survey was jointly funded by the California Strategic Growth […]

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Caltrans: Recommendations for Improvement

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
Figure 1, VMT and per capita VMT on California state highways, 1992-2012. Sources: Caltrans (VMT) and Department of Finance (population).

STATE SMART TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVE
This report provides an assessment of the performance of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and recommendations for improvement…The report provides a brief history of Caltrans and of the demands placed on it, a set of findings about Caltrans’ current state, and recommendations for improvement. Throughout, it focuses on the need for modernization and culture change at the department.

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This Infra Week

Friday, January 31st, 2014
San Bernadino I 215

INFRA STORIES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS!
San Bernardino, California: Divided No More
Miami Transportation Planners Light the Way
Big Energy Buildings Go Greener
Sprucing Up the Waiting Game
Atlanta Snowstorm Strands Drivers

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San Francisco, CA: Bay Bridge in 1936 vs. 2013

Friday, September 20th, 2013
San Francisco, CA: Bay Bridge in 1936 vs. 2013

The recent opening of the new and iconic east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was a monumental achievement for Caltrans, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the California Transportation Commission, but let’s not forget those who paved the way for us in the 1930s as they built the original Bay Bridge — an engineering marvel in its own right. Check out this split-screen comparison that celebrates both spans!
-CaltransVideo on YouTube

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Oakland, CA: First Night on New Bay Bridge

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Across and back on the SF Oakland Bay Bridge. Westbound first, then eastbound. Within the first few hundred cars each way.

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California Household Travel Survey

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
CHTS Average Trip Rates by Demographic

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The 2010-2012 California Household Travel Survey (CHTS) was a unique statewide, collaborative effort to gather travel information needed for regional and statewide travel and environmental models using the same instrument and methods across the state.

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2012 Census of California Water Transit Services

Monday, January 14th, 2013

MINETA TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
This study provides a comprehensive assessment of current ferry operations in the state of California. this work was conducted to assist the California Department of transportation (Caltrans) comply with requirements in the federal MAp-21 legislation (the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act). MAP-21 is the first multi-year transportation authorization enacted since 2005 and funds surface transportation programs at over $105 billion for fiscal years 2013 and 2014.

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California: 2011 Statewide Transportation System Needs Assessment

Friday, November 11th, 2011
CLICK TO ZOOM: Table 1-1. Ten-Year Cost-Revenue Summary

CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
Today, California’s transportation system is in jeopardy. Investments to preserve transportation systems simply have not kept pace with the demands on them, and this underfunding – decade after decade – has led to the decay of one of the state’s greatest assets. Failing to adequately invest in the restoration of California’s roads,
highways, bridges, airports, seaports, railways, border crossings, and public transit infrastructure will lead to further decay and a deterioration of service from which it may take many years to recover. The future of the state’s economy and our quality of life depend on a transportation system that is safe and reliable, and which moves people and goods efficiently

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California: Caltrans District 4 – Caldecott Fourth Bore East Portal

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Caltrans District 4- Caldecott Fourth Bore East Portal Shot and Edited by Dennis Parecadan – district4ct on YouTube

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Oakland, California: Caldecott Fourth Bore Project, Early Excavation

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Caldecott Fourth Bore Project, Early Excavation of West Portal. Video by Dennis Parecadan – district4ct on YouTube

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