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Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader
Friday, July 21, 2017

An all-star cast of elected officials led by Gov. Jerry Brown this morning gathered at the Millbrae Caltrain station for a groundbreaking celebration to kick off a four-year project to electrify the 49-mile Peninsula rail corridor.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Resilient by Design, an exciting new approach in addressing climate change before disaster strikes, today announced it has received 51 Design Team applications from multi-disciplinary experts vying to be selected for the Bay Area Challenge.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

After a highly competitive application and interview process, 32 students were selected from the Bay Area’s nine counties to participate in the 17th year of the MTC High School Internship Program.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CASA brings together 46 leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordable housing, and protecting vulnerable populations from housing instability and displacement.

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Helping to usher in bikesharing in the East Bay were Emeryville Mayor Scott Donahue; Rene Rivera, executive director of Bike East Bay; Jay Walder, CEO of Motivate; Libby Schaaf, mayor of Oakland and MTC commissioner; Jess Arreguin, mayor of Berkeley; and
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Today officials from Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville were joined by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, global bike share leader Motivate, Ford Motor Company and community members to celebrate the arrival of Ford GoBike, marking the first time bike share is available in the East Bay.

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Performance-based planning is at the core of Plan Bay Area 2040 and incorporates performance targets, project-level evaluation and scenario assessment to better inform policy decisions and the public at large.

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MTC Commissioners (left to right) Julie Pierce, Jake Mackenzie (MTC chair), Amy Worth and Warren Slocum
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), joined by global bike share leader Motivate, Ford Motor Company, regional officials, and scores of community members — launch the region’s new bike share system, Ford GoBike.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Women’s Transportation Seminar San Francisco Bay Area Chapter recognized three awardees with ties to MTC at its 2017 Annual Scholarship and Awards Event on June 7 in Oakland.

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Rendering of new Caltrain Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU)
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Work is getting under way on the long-awaited Caltrain electrification project, thanks to the Federal Transit Administration’s action in May 2017 to finally approve a Full-Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) that guarantees $647 million in federal funding for modernizing the rail system.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ten innovative concepts for combatting sea-level rise and other climate threats. Ten international design teams. Ten at-risk Bay Area locations. Those figures capture the essence of Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge.

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