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Bay Area Drive Smart
Thursday, February 11, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week kicked off a new program known as Drive Smart Bay Area to help motorists save money, improve air quality and increase safety by following a few simple tips to improve driving habits and vehicle performance.

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2015 Summer Interns
Monday, February 8, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The annual High School Internship Program, sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), is now accepting applications for paid summer internships with transportation agencies throughout the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

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New BART Rail Car Rendering
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today allocated $494 million to help more than 20 Bay Area transit agencies replace or rehabilitate aging buses, ferries, rail cars, tracks and bridges; update safety, control and communications systems; install new fare-collection eq

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WestCAT JPX Route
Thursday, January 21, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Western Contra Costa Transit Authority (WestCAT) today teamed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of WestCAT’s popular Lynx express bus service connecting Hercules with San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal.

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MTC Transportation Awards winners
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — When it comes to transportation, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) wants to know: What moves you?

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Super Bowl 50 Clipper Card
Tuesday, December 29, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, has produced three new collectible limited-edition Clipper cards in honor of Super Bowl 50 taking place in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A runner jogs on a running path next to congested I-80
Thursday, December 17, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the westbound morning commute along Interstate 80 from Hercules to Oakland regaining its oft-held position in 2014 as the region’s most notoriou

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Students gather with signs for a group photo at the 2014 YES Conference
Monday, December 7, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Berkeley.

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holiday wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound Yerba Buena Island Tunnel
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) crews this week completed their annual installation of a festive holiday wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound Yerba Buena Island Tunnel portal.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) was honored with an award for Outstanding Overall Achievement by the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) at the organization’s annual conference, held October 20-23, 2015 in Las Vegas.