Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA)
The Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) oversees the financing, planning and operation of MTC Express Lanes and related transportation projects.
BAIFA manages MTC Express Lanes and also works with Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and county transportation agencies on the overall Bay Area Express Lanes network.
BAIFA is a six-member committee and is a joint powers authority between MTC and the Bay Area Toll Authority.
- Alfredo Pedroza, Chair
- Amy R. Worth, Vice Chair
- Federal D. Glover
- James P. Spering
- Carol Dutra Vernaci
- Non-Voting Member: Dina El-Tawansy
Kimberly Ward, Executive Office
Phone: (415) 778-5367
Express Lanes ease traffic congestion on Bay Area freeways with a lane especially for carpools, buses, motorcycles and solo motorists who choose to pay tolls.
FasTrak is the fast, cash-free way to pay your toll on bridges, Express Lanes, and even for parking at San Francisco International Airport.
Get your answer on Bay Area commute times when you visit MTC’s Vital Signs website … using data to make better decisions.
MTC Authorities often work together with other agencies that are not mandated by law. These are called “joint powers authority” and are partnerships between similar agencies across separate local or state governments.