Bill to Block Toll Road Through San Clemente, CA Clears First Step

A proposed measure to have the 241 Toll Road permanently end at its current terminus made it out of the State Senate’s Transportation Committee last week, clearing a first major legislative hurdle while inching closer to a floor vote. Lawmakers, in a 13-1 vote, moved Sen. Patricia Bates’ measure, Senate Bill 760, out of the committee on April 27. The bill, which looks to prevent the 241 from ever extending south into San Clemente, now heads to the Committee on Appropriations…