Named after the first chair of MTC and the former president of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter has been the headquarters for Bay Area regional planning since 1984.
From March 24 through April 5, MTC will be hosting an interactive survey to prioritize future improvements to the Vital Signs website.
MTC’s upcoming move to the new regional agency headquarters building in San Francisco provides an opportunity to look back at the decisions and accomplishments that have taken place at the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter in Oakland, MTC’s home for the last three-plus decades.
Nominations are now open for the annual Bike Commuter of the Year (BCOY) Awards.
Starting construction in 2013, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Central Subway project has reached the halfway point on its timeline, with completion expected in 2019.
Mark your calendars. BART has planned several track shutdowns to perform necessary maintenance across its 107-mile system to meet the daily needs of 400,000 Bay Area commuters. During the weekend track shutdowns, BART will provide a bus bridge between affected stations.
How do you begin to talk about housing affordability in a region with increasing wealth as well as areas of intractable poverty and skyrocketing costs of living?
In a major development for the Bay Area, the California High Speed Rail Authority has released a draft business plan that proposes to connect the Central Valley segment (now under construction) to the Bay Area's Silicon Valley as the next phase of work on the statewide system.
Thank you to everyone who participated in Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge. The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and MTC, which jointly sponsored the event, value your ideas.