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Feb 11, 2016, 09:00 ET
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$2 Gas Won't Last Forever; New Program Helps Drivers Save Money, Curb Emissions

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week kicked off a new program known as Drive Smart Bay Area to help motorists save...

Feb 08, 2016, 19:01 ET
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Calling Bay Area High School Students: Apply for the 2016 MTC Summer High School Internships

 The annual High School Internship Program, sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), is now accepting applications for...

Jan 27, 2016, 14:58 ET
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MTC Awards Over $400 Million To Modernize Bay Area Transit Systems

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today allocated $494 million to help more than 20 Bay Area transit agencies replace or...

Jan 21, 2016, 22:00 ET
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Bridge Toll Dollars Drive Decade of Success For WestCAT's Lynx Service

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Western Contra Costa Transit Authority (WestCAT) today teamed to celebrate the 10th...

Jan 19, 2016, 15:30 ET
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MTC Seeks Nominations for Transportation Awards Program

 When it comes to transportation, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) wants to know: What moves you? Has an organization or agency...

Dec 29, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Make Clipper® Your Game Plan!

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, has produced three new collectible...

Dec 17, 2015, 15:04 ET
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Fresh Data on Bay Area's Vital Signs Include New Top 10 List for Freeway Congestion

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area's most congested freeway segments, with the...

Dec 07, 2015, 15:29 ET
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Students to Tackle Region's Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference

Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or...

Dec 01, 2015, 18:40 ET
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Wreath Returns to Bring Holiday Cheer To Bay Bridge Travelers

 Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) crews this week completed their annual installation of a festive holiday wreath above the Bay...

Nov 19, 2015, 15:23 ET
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MTC's Affordable Housing and Grant Programs Gain National Recognition

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) was honored with an award for Outstanding Overall Achievement by the Association of Metropolitan...

Nov 12, 2015, 13:28 ET
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New StreetSaver® Website Offers Powerful Tools for Public Works Directors

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has unveiled a reengineered website for StreetSaver®, the first and leading pavement...

Oct 29, 2015, 18:42 ET
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Clipper® Expands to More East Bay Bus Services

Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 13 Bay Area transit systems, is expanding this Sunday, Nov. 1, to four more...

Oct 14, 2015, 15:39 ET

Attention Bay Area Drivers: Transportation Agencies Seek Your Views on Highway and Street Conditions

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) want to hear from Bay Area residents about how...

Jul 01, 2015, 19:10 ET
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State Approves $47 Million in Affordable Housing Grants for 11 Bay Area Projects

Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday's action by California's Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in...

Jun 25, 2015, 16:12 ET
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2015 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Tops All Records

However you measure Team Bike Challenge's impact — whether it's the number of people who participated, the amount of green miles cycled, the...

Jun 24, 2015, 13:49 ET
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Interactive Website Takes Pulse Of The San Francisco Bay Area Economy

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week unveiled a new interactive, web-based lens for viewing the effects of the Bay...

Jun 19, 2015, 13:15 ET
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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvement Project Seeks Inclusion into Plan Bay Area and Transportation Improvement Program

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite Bay Area residents to comment on a...

May 26, 2015, 16:00 ET
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MTC to Consider Major Expansion of Bike Share Program

WHEN:     Wed. May 27, 2015      9:35 a.m.:  Commission...

May 14, 2015, 21:10 ET
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Threat of Rain Does Not Deter Bike to Work Day Riders

 The forecast of rain could not keep tens of thousands of bike commuters across the Bay Area from participating in Bike to Work Day's 21st...

May 12, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Two Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for San Francisco and Marin Counties

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to open houses in San...