Posts Tagged: California Transportation Commission

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Meet Lee Ann Eager, chair of the state Transportation Commission

Equity and safety are top priorities for Lee Ann Eager, the chair of the California Transportation Commission. The low-profile Eager — few have even heard her name — holds a critical position in state government. As CTC chair, the Fresno native heads the agency that figures out how best to spend money on the state’s mammoth highway and transit systems.

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Capitol Weekly Podcast: Carl Guardino on housing, transportation

Carl Guardino, head of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and member of the California Transportation Commission. (Photo: Tim Foster)

Carl Guardino is president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and a member of the California Transportation Commission — which means he wears two very big hats. Carl, born and bred in San Jose,  sat down with Capitol Weekly’s John Howard and Tim Foster at K Street’s bustling Ambrosia Cafe (trust us, it gets quieter after a minute or two).

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Sacramento eyes new bike, pedestrian paths

Bicyclists along the American River east of Sacramento. (Photo: rayvee, via Shutterstock)

Hikers and bikers — a hefty portion of the population in California’s flat and leafy capital — may be in for some good times. Sacramento residents may see new and wider pedestrian and bicycle paths on local streets over the next few years, courtesy of a major infusion of state funding intended to improve safety and air quality, and encourage people to leave their cars in the garage.

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