News Releases

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Monday, October 3, 2016

MTC today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the afternoon drive on northbound U.S. 101 and eastbound Interstate 80 in San Francisco ranking as the region’s most congested location.

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Morning traffic at SFOBB toll plaza
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

After achieving strong bi-partisan support in the State Legislature the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program has been signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

News Release
Friday, September 23, 2016

This pathbreaking conference brings together thought leaders and innovators to discuss the relationship between public transit and land-use, examine best practices in transit-oriented development, and look at how to maintain diversity in the face of a changing urban landscape. 

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Motivate and MTC today released maps showing the contours of the expansion of bike share in the Bay Area. The program will grow from 700 to 7000 bikes with the first new stations being installed in spring 2017. 

News Release
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Public and private shuttle services around the Bay Area carried more passengers in the 2014-15 fiscal year than all but six of the region’s public transit agencies, according to the 2016 Bay Area Shuttle Census, released this month by MTC and the Bay Area Council.

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, MTC Chair Dave Cortese, and MTC Commissioners Sam Liccardo and Tom Bates
Friday, September 9, 2016

Bay Area Bike Share operator Motivate today announced a seven-year partnership agreement with Ford Motor Company that will allow Motivate to complete its plan for a tenfold expansion of the region’s bike share network. Bay Area Bike Share will be rebranded as Ford GoBike.

News Release
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The planned addition of a third eastbound lane to Interstate 580 across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and other improvements along the nearly six-mile corridor reached a key milestone this month.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is recruiting interested Bay Area residents to fill four vacancies on its Policy Advisory Council. 

News Release
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

State and local officials joined about 200 people from the surrounding community for the re-opening of a greatly improved Peabody Road last week.

News Release
Friday, August 5, 2016

‘AllNighter’ Outreach Campaign to Raise Awareness of New and Existing Late-Night and Early-Morning Public Transit Options for Bay Area Workers, Residents and Patrons