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Californias Infrastructure Crisis - Bert Sandman

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  • California’sInfrastructure Crisis January 9, 2012
  • Neglected Improvementsare Staggering California’s unfunded needs are - California Transportation Commission 20112
  • Maintenance Needs are Growing 3 - Legislative Analyst’s Office, 2011
  • Infrastructure Report CardCALIFORNIA Backbone Built in 1950’s – 1960’s 35% of Major Roads Rated “Poor” 29% of Bridges are Structurally Deficient or Functionally Obsolete - TRIP 4
  • Infrastructure Report CardCALIFORNIA How Do We Rate: We are home to 6 of the 10 Urban Areas in the Nation with the Worst Pavement Conditions. We are home to 14 of the Nation’s 20 Most Congested Transportation Corridors. 66% of our Major Urban Highways are Congested 5 - TRIP and TTI
  • Poor Road Conditions Cost Californian’s $13.9B Annually  $586 Per Motorist Contributing Factor to More Than One-Half of US Highway Fatalities: More than Drunk Driving, Speeding or Failing to use Seat Belts 6 - TRIP
  • Population will Grow from 38MM to 44MM by 2020 VMT is growing 10 times faster than lane miles.- Governor’s 2006 Strategic Growth Plan 7
  • We’re on the Verge of a Transportation Crisis8 - Statewide Transportation Needs Assessment, 2011
  • Funding Will Plummet in 20139
  • Jobs Each $1B Invested in Transportation Creates approximately 18,000 Jobs* - Caltrans The Construction Industry is Reporting 20-40% Unemployment - Federal Highway Administration * Full Funding of California’s Transportation Infrastructure would create 531,000 good paying jobs. 10
  • Commerce at Risk 84% of the U.S. economy is dependant on transportation infrastructure. - US Chamber Foundation Study $1.3T of goods are delivered each year over California’s surface transportation system. 67% by roads alone. - TRIP 11
  • User Based Funding Solutions Everything should be on the table Annual Increase of Fuel User Fee Reinstate Vehicle License Fee Harvest Cap & Trade Fees Encourage Public-Private Transportation Investment Institute a Tire User Fee Explore VMT Fee 12
  • Infrastructure investment will energize economic13 performance!
  • Questions?
  • CTC 10 Year Cost Analysis * Does not include High Speed Rail15
  • TTI Congestion Index16
  • TRIP Rough Roads Report17