On December 4, 2015, just a day after approval by Congress, President Obama signed H.R. 22, the FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act), establishing funding levels and federal policy for our nation’s highways and public transit systems for fiscal years (FY) 2016 through FY 2020.
Six million dollars for six projects to reduce driving and manage the demand for parking — that is the equation approved by MTC yesterday as part of a program to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
The Oakland Museum of California has announced that five artists, designers and design firms have been awarded steel from the demolition of the Eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge for public projects in Oakland, San Francisco, Petaluma and Joshua Tree, CA.
Welcome to the modernized website for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and our offshoots, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) and the Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE).
BART’s long-anticipated extension to the South Bay is making huge progress with over 15 miles of track laid between the Fremont BART station and the future Berryessa station. Three stations are starting to take form, with one station near completion.
The MTC Commission is adjourning its monthly meeting today in honor of former MTC Commissioner Mary King, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 69.
Construction is well under way on the first Bay Area Express Lane project to be planned, built and operated by MTC.
Extensive preparations are underway in the San Francisco Bay as Caltrans works to put the final pieces in place to implode Pier E3 of the old Bay Bridge on November 14, 2015.
The Bay Area tech community is famous for disrupting entrenched industries and services.
Even though the regular session of the California Legislature adjourned for the remainder of the year in September, the Transportation Funding Special Session that created a buzz this summer technically is still ongoing, leaving the door open to possible action.