Monterey County Issues & Actions:


LandWatch works for land use policies that put jobs and housing close together, to minimize traffic and congestion problems. We need to make sure that new development doesn't go forward unless necessary transportation infrastructure is already in place, and that taxpayers aren't asked to finance growth-inducing transportation projects that subsidize urban sprawl.

Highway 68 Corridor

Monterey – Salinas Transit

Measure X—Transportation Tax

    • Monterey-Salinas Highway improvements ($45 million),
    • Highway 101 South County frontage roads ($30 million), 
    • Highway 156-Castroville Boulevard interchange ($30 million), and 
    • Imjin Road multimodal corridor improvements ($25 million), 
    • Highway 1 busway ($15 million), boosted by $10 million shifted to Highway 1 bus rapid transit from the Del Monte-Lighthouse corridor as requested by Smith, 
    • And, $5 million for habitat preservation and mitigation. (02.24.16)

General Transportation

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