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Sep 23, 2020, 22:03 ET Kathleen Kane Named to Lead MTC-ABAG Legal Team

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the hiring of Kathleen Kane as General Counsel. Ms. Kane, who currently serves as...


Sep 14, 2020, 23:43 ET I-880 Express Lanes to Open for Business Oct. 2

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced that the Interstate 880 Express Lanes in Alameda County will begin operations at 5 a....


Aug 21, 2020, 01:14 ET Final I-880 Express Lanes Sign Installation To Begin Next Week

Work crews on Monday night, August 24, will begin installing the final Express Lanes signs along Interstate 880 in Alameda County as the Metropolitan ...


Aug 09, 2020, 11:00 ET MTC Invites Residents to Weigh In on Toll Policies As Martinez-Walnut Creek Express Lane Debut Nears

As the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) prepare for the early 2021 start of Express...


Jul 15, 2020, 09:00 ET Low-Income Transit Riders Can Start Saving with Clipper START®

As Bay Area transit ridership slowly climbs back from the steep decline caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the new Clipper START program allows...


Jul 01, 2020, 13:34 ET MTC Chair Urges Passage of Huge Infrastructure Bill

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Scott Haggerty today commended the U.S. House of Representative's infrastructure bill — the $1.5...


May 27, 2020, 14:49 ET Tolling on Bay Area Express Lanes To Resume Next Week

In light of steadily rising traffic volumes on Bay Area freeways as shelter-in-place restrictions prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic begin to ease,...


May 18, 2020, 18:13 ET New Lane Striping Ahead for I-880 As Express Lanes' Fall Opening Draws Closer

Work crews as early as next week will begin striping new lane configurations on Interstate 880 in Alameda County as the Metropolitan Transportation...


May 07, 2020, 19:47 ET Blue Ribbon Task Force to Guide Recovery of Bay Area Transit Network in Post-Pandemic Future

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released a framework for creation of a 30-member Blue Ribbon Transit Recovery Task Force to...


Apr 16, 2020, 18:39 ET Struggling Bay Area Transit Agencies Poised to Receive First Wave of Federal Support

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released a framework for the allocation of more than $780 million of federal funds to...


Mar 20, 2020, 07:00 ET Bay Area Express Lanes "Open to All" During Public Health Emergency

In light of dramatically reduced traffic levels on Bay Area freeways following this week's declarations of shelter-in-place orders around the region, ...


Mar 05, 2020, 17:56 ET From Unclean to Green, Downtown Oakland Project Protects Bay from Polluted Runoff

A gritty section of downtown Oakland is being transformed into a green oasis by a San Francisco Estuary Partnership project aimed at reducing the...


Feb 24, 2020, 17:53 ET New Partnership Program Helps Big Employers SHIFT Workers' Commute Choices

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last week launched a new program for partnering with major employers to improve peak-period traffic...


Feb 19, 2020, 16:01 ET Daytime Closures of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bicycle/Pedestrian Path to Begin Next Week

The new bicycle/pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed for five hours each weekday, beginning Monday, Feb. 24 and...


Jan 27, 2020, 18:36 ET New Commute Program Aims to Ease Traffic Troubles For Napa Valley Workers

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Napa Valley Vintners and Visit Napa Valley today launched Napa Valley...


Jan 24, 2020, 19:46 ET Daytime Closures of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Path Scheduled for Three Consecutive Weeks

The new bicycle/pedestrian on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed for five hours on each weekday for the next three weeks to allow Caltrans ...


Nov 18, 2019, 14:29 ET MTC Invites Residents to Weigh In on Changes to Express Lane Toll Policy

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invites Bay Area residents to learn about and comment on proposed changes to Express Lane toll...


Nov 04, 2019, 13:00 ET MTC Invites Startups to Develop Real-Time Transit Mapping Platform for Emergency Managers

Startups, innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to apply to become a "Startup in Residence" (STIR) with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission ...


Nov 04, 2019, 09:00 ET Bay Area Streets and Roads Deliver Smoother Ride As Cities, Counties Put Gas Tax Dollars to Work

Bay Area cities and counties largely improved the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018. Data released today by the ...


Oct 09, 2019, 18:36 ET MTC, ABAG Invite Residents to Shape Bay Area's Future

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite Bay Area residents to help shape the...


Oct 03, 2019, 19:51 ET MTC, ABAG Invite Residents to Shape Bay Area's Future

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite Bay Area residents to help shape the...


Aug 07, 2019, 14:46 ET 511 Traveler Information Service Adds Emergency Text Alerts

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the newest addition to its award-winning 511 SF Bay service with the launch of a...


Jul 24, 2019, 13:43 ET Bridge Tolls Help Ease East Bay Commuters' Parking Crunch

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today awarded a total of $9.3 million in Regional Measure 2 toll dollars to advance new commuter...


May 06, 2019, 19:39 ET MTC Postpones Bay Area Commute Challenge Pilot Program

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced Monday it is postponing the Bay Area Commute Challenge Pilot program. MTC is further...


May 01, 2019, 19:09 ET MTC Stakes $2 million to Lure Big Employers to Bay Area Commute Challenge

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week teamed with Seattle-based software developer Luum to launch a new pilot program for...