If $450 million is collected over 30 years, then $198 million will be available for Regional Projects - $121.5 million on the Eastside and $76.5 million on the Westside.
The dividing line between Eastside and Westside shares is the San Joaquin River. Two committees will be created to recommend projects:
Regional Projects must be listed in the applicable Regional Transportation Plan, which is updated every four years and can be amended as needed. These projects provide for the movement of goods, services, and people throughout Merced County. Projects on the State Highway system or the Regional Road System or the Regional Transportation System defined by MCAG are Regional Projects. Projects located in or directly benefitting more than one jurisdiction are Regional Projects.
Examples of Regional Projects include but are not limited to: