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Dec 18, 2014, 18:43 ET
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Award-Winning YES Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area

Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for...

Dec 01, 2014, 20:10 ET
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Help Plan the Future of Clipper

 Where would you like to use Clipper, and how would you like to use it? That's what the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay...

Nov 10, 2014, 14:47 ET
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MTC Invites Comments on Public Participation Plan

 How can we get more people involved in transportation policies and investment choices? What are the best ways to encourage Bay Area residents...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Clipper® Expands to Napa and Solano Counties

 Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on nine Bay Area transit systems, today expands its network of...

Oct 30, 2014, 17:19 ET
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FasTrak® Customer Service Center to Close for Weekend System Upgrade

 The FasTrak Customer Service Center will close this weekend for an upgrade to its customer account system. During the upgrade process, the...

Oct 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Stubborn Mediocrity Marks Local Streets and Roads

The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition, with the...

Oct 24, 2014, 13:48 ET
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Walnut Creek to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event

Visitors to the Walnut Creek Farmers' Market on Sunday, Oct. 26, can test-drive some of the newest models of electric cars on North Locust...

Oct 24, 2014, 13:21 ET
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San Jose, VivaFest to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event

Visitors to VivaFest's Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, Oct. 25, can test-drive some of the newest models of electric cars at Saint...

Oct 21, 2014, 18:04 ET
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Assemblymember Jim Frazier Joins Bay Area BikeMobile in Antioch

 On Thursday, October 23, the Antioch High School Bike Club (ABC) and Street Smarts 511 will host Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D – Oakley)...

Oct 15, 2014, 18:22 ET
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MTC Honors Contributions to Bay Area Transportation

For their exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation, 17 people, projects and organizations will be honored by the Metropolitan...

Oct 06, 2014, 16:24 ET
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Marin to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event

 The "Experience Electric – The Better Ride" campaign will offer free test drives of some of the newest electric cars on Saturday, Oct....

Oct 01, 2014, 18:16 ET
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Time Extended to Oct. 8 to Apply for MTC Policy Advisory Council Vacancies

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission – the Bay Area's transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency – is recruiting...

Sep 30, 2014, 19:38 ET
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Group Multimedia Art Exhibit Moves Into Oakland

Artful Steps, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), proudly announces a group art exhibit featuring the work of...

Sep 29, 2014, 18:52 ET
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MTC Invites Bay Area Residents to Shape Strategy For Expanding Public Involvement

How can we get more people involved in transportation policies and investment choices? What are the best ways to encourage Bay Area residents to...

Sep 25, 2014, 15:28 ET
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Sonoma to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event

 The "Experience Electric – The Better Ride" campaign will offer free test drives of some of the newest electric cars on Sunday, Sept....

Sep 15, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Cupertino to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event

 The "Experience Electric – The Better Ride" campaign will offer free test drives of some of the newest electric cars on Saturday, Sept....

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
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MTC Recruits for Vacancies on Advisory Body

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission – the Bay Area's transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency – is...

Sep 26, 2012, 16:42 ET

Clipper® and San Francisco Bay Ferry Celebrate Expanded Clipper Service with Free "Coffee, Cookies and Clipper" Events

 Clipper, the all-in-one transit card accepted on all major Bay Area transit systems, is expanding service to the Alameda/Oakland/San Francisco...

Sep 11, 2012, 14:20 ET

MTC and 511 Release 2012 Edition of Getting There on Transit Guide

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and its 511 Traveler Information Service have released the 2012 edition of the Getting There on...

Aug 28, 2012, 13:42 ET

MTC Issues Statement on Regional Headquarters Purchase

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today issued the following statement following the release of the California State Auditor's...