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May 04, 2015, 19:59 ET
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Celebrate National Bike Month by Biking to Work on May 14

What better way to participate in National Bike Month in May than by getting on a bicycle and pedaling as part of the 21st annual Bay Area Bike to...

May 04, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses This Week in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to attend any of five...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public...

Apr 13, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Local Streets and Roads No Better, But No Worse

 The good news is the quality of the pavement on the typical Bay Area street did not deteriorate in 2014. The bad news is that neither did it...

Apr 13, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Bay Area Open Houses Scheduled for Plan Bay Area 2040 Regional Transportation and Housing Plan

Who: Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) & Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) What: A series of public open houses for Bay...

Apr 09, 2015, 11:36 ET
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Local/State Transportation Leaders Stand Up for Transportation

Top officials from more than a dozen local and state transportation agencies are joining together today in San Francisco to show solidarity...

Mar 30, 2015, 13:32 ET
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New Data on MTC Website Identifies Trends Affecting Bay Area Land and People

Did you know that the Bay Area outpaced every one of the other Top 10 U.S. metro areas except Houston for job growth from 2010 through 2013? Or...

Mar 26, 2015, 18:47 ET
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Jake Mackenzie Elected Vice Chair of Metropolitan Transportation Commission

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission rounded out its leadership team on Wednesday by unanimously electing Rohnert Park Councilmember...

Mar 24, 2015, 12:04 ET
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Bay Area's Bike to Work Day Turns 21 on May 14

 How did you celebrate turning 21? Visions of parties, toasts and more coming to mind? In the Bay Area, Bike to Work Day will celebrate its...

Feb 25, 2015, 18:11 ET
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Dave Cortese Elected Chair of Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Dave Cortese took over the reins of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today after...

Feb 12, 2015, 17:24 ET
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Applications Open for Paid High School Summer Internships

First-time jobs can be hard to come by, so getting a paid summer internship and gaining experience while still in high school is a real score. High...

Feb 11, 2015, 18:56 ET
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Fresh Faces Join MTC as New Four-Year Term Begins

 The governing Commission of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) started a new four-year term this week and welcomed three new or...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:00 ET
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New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca.gov), an interactive...

Jan 21, 2015, 13:07 ET
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Public Invited to Weigh In on Express Lane Plans For I-880 and Dumbarton, San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Approaches

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Caltrans invite the public to a pair of open houses in Hayward on Thursday, Jan. 29 and...

Jan 15, 2015, 16:55 ET
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MTC Seeks to Fill Vacancies on Advisory Body

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

Jan 12, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Deadline Nears to 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...

Jan 09, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Vital Signs Initiative Revives "Top 10" Congestion List

 The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released its first comprehensive report on Bay Area freeway congestion since 2009,...

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...