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February 3, 2021

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January 25, 2021

California Assembly Bill 2061 (2018) increased the gross vehicle weight limit for near-zero-emission and zero-emission heavy duty trucks by 2,000 pounds to facilitate the expected growth of battery electric, fuel cell, and natural gas-powered trucks. These alternative fuel vehicle technologies are currently heavier than conventional diesel trucks. AB 2061 also asked the UC Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) to study whether raising this weight limit could have unintended consequences on state and local pavements and bridges.

December 13, 2020


In 2020, the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) enveloped the world, leading to a public health crisis that profoundly changed all aspects of society, including transportation.

August 25, 2020

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May 15, 2020

Blurred red tail lights on an illuminated Easter Span of the Bay Bridge at night.

As California starts to re-open after the statewide shelter-in-place order some are starting to wonder, "What will traffic be like?"

April 22, 2020

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