CalSTA

According to CalSTA, 70% of the Port and Freight Infrastructure Program funding will go to projects that support goods movement through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

California Supply Chain Receives $1.2 Billion in State Funding

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) on Oct. 12 issued final guidelines and a call for projects for $1.2 billion in one-time state funding for port and infrastructure projects to “build a more efficient, sustainable and resilient goods movement system.”

The Sacramento region has secured nearly $50 million in CalSTA TIRCP (Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program) grants for Sacramento Valley Station and transit improvement projects. (Rendering Courtesy of Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority)

CalSTA Allocates $378.9MM for Rail Transit Projects

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) and Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) are among the eight California agencies that will share $378.9 million in TIRCP (Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program) grants from CalSTA (California State Transportation Agency) for rail-related projects.

David S. Kim, National Transportation Policy and Multimodal Strategy Principal, WSP USA
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Kim Joins WSP USA

Former California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) Secretary David S. Kim has been named National Transportation Policy and Multimodal Strategy Principal for WSP USA.

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CalSTA grants to aid Amtrak, Metrolink

The Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency is one of seven California agencies operating passenger rail to receive 2018 TIRCP (Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program) grants from CalSTA (California State Transportation Agency).

California Senate boosts CalMod program

California Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the statewide transportation funding legislation signed into law in 2017, is now providing Caltrain with funding necessary to continue work on Caltrain Electrification, a key component of the Caltrain Modernization Program (CalMod) to electrify the Caltrain corridor from San Francisco’s 4th and King Station to approximately the Tamien Station in San Jose, and convert diesel-hauled trains to EMUs (electric multiple units).

California pushes forward Sustainable Freight Action Plan

Evolving from an Executive Order issued last year by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and a draft version issued in May 2016, California has now released its Sustainable Freight Action Plan, a blueprint for moving the state’s multi-billion-dollar freight transport system into a more environmentally cleaner direction.

California caps and trades $374 million for rail

As California’s Cap and Trade program of greenhouse gas emissions advances, rail projects receive development grants: On August 16, the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced 14 recipients for the 2016 Transit and Intercity Capital Program (TIRCP) grants. Of the $390 million available in competitive grants through the state’s Cap and Trade auction proceeds, nearly $374 million goes to rail projects.