News Releases

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Friday, April 29, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Bay Area Bike Share is celebrating Bike to Work Day by offering free rides to the public on Thursday, May 12th.

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Bike to Work Day
Thursday, April 14, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Tens of thousands of new and seasoned bike commuters are getting ready to pedal to work on Thursday, May 12, as part of the 22nd annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

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Experience Electric
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Visitors to the Fairfield Total Home and Garden Show on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 will be able to test drive some of the newest models of electric cars at the Specialty Event Center, located at 300 Chadbourne Road.

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Hackathon
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — After a weekend of coding, data analysis, and more coding, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) awarded prizes to three teams of participants in a two-day Connected Car Hackathon on April 9 and 10.

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Experience Electric
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Visitors to the Contra Costa Spring Home and Garden Show on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 will be able to test drive some of the newest models of electric cars at the Concord Pavilion, located at 2000 Kirker Pass Road in Concord.

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Proposed Bikeshare Locations
Thursday, March 24, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced a new major milestone toward the expansion of bike share in the Bay Area today.

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People working at a hackathon
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will convene a two-day Connected Car Hackathon to challenge participants to transform how we get around the Bay Area.

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Experience Electic Ride and Drive
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Visitors to the Sonoma County Spring Home and Garden Show on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 will be able to test drive some of the newest models of electric cars at the Sonoma County Event Center at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa.

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Lyft
Monday, March 14, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today that its 511 Rideshare program is partnering with Lyft to launch a new carpooling option for Bay Area commuters.

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SR 160/HWY 4
Monday, February 29, 2016

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and MTC/BATA, joined by state, regional and local officials, marked the completion of work on the much-needed $50 million connection between State Route 160.