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Press Releases

The California State Transportation Agency invites you to join us at upcoming workshops to discuss guidelines for the next round of Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) awards and the second round of State Rail Assis ...


CalSTA is posting the 6 project concept descriptions that were submitted by five agencies proposing projects to benefit intercity rail service in California. These project concepts are posted for public...


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CalSTA Media Contact:

Melissa Figueroa
Deputy Secretary, Communications and Strategic Planning
Phone: (916) 445-3545

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Department Press Contacts

Press Contact - Board of Pilot Commissioners (BOPC)
Roma Cristia-Plant  (415) 397-2253

Press Contact - California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Fran Clader  (916) 843-3310

Press Contact - California Transportation Commission (CTC)
Amy Macpherson (916) 654-0224

Press Contact - Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
DMV Office of Public Affairs (916) 657-6438

Press Contact - Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Tamie McGowen  (916) 654-5782

Press Contact - High-Speed Rail Authority (HSR)
 Annie Parker (916) 403-6931

Press Contact - Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)
Camille Travis  (916) 509-3063