News Releases

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New Vital Signs Data Tracks Disparate Impacts of Bay Area’s Economic Boom
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Did you know that 45 percent of Bay Area workers in 2015 held jobs paying more than 120 percent of the regional median wage? Or that fewer than one-fifth of the region’s jobs that year were considered middle-wage positions paying 80 percent to 120 percent of the regional median?

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Clipper patrons at new Embarcadero BART station window
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies are asking for the public’s help as they continue to plan for improvements to Clipper, the transit fare-payment system for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Illustration showing people at work and at play with "Draft Environmental Impact Report" banner across the top
Monday, April 17, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released for public review the Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040, the region’s long-range transportation and housing blueprint.

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Commuters are encouraged to incorporate bicycling into their daily routines on May 11.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Over 100,000 new and seasoned bike commuters are expected to pedal to work on Thursday, May 11, as part of the 23rd annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

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Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown, center, discusses a plan to raise $52 billion to fix California roads, during a news conference Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Friday, April 7, 2017

MTC Chair Jake Mackenzie and Vice Chair Scott Haggerty are lauding state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Chair Jim Beall and Assembly Transportation Committee Chair Jim Frazier for their leadership in securing the Legislature’s passage today of Senate Bill 1.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 20 Bay Area transit systems, today officially expanded to Union City Transit.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040.

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Sacramento California's Capitol building
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Commission Vice Chair Scott Haggerty today applauded the transportation funding package unveiled by Governor Brown, state Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon.

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Jake Mackenzie and Scott Haggerty
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Rohnert Park Mayor Jake Mackenzie took over the reins of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today after the 18 voting members of the 21-member regional Commission unanimously elected him as chair for the two-year term running through February 2019.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

MTC and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, and to attend a pair of upcoming listening-and-outreach events in San Francisco.