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.

Noah Berger

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.

Board Members

BAIFA is a joint powers authority between MTC and the Bay Area Toll Authority, and shares the same membership as MTC and BATA.

  • Alfredo Pedroza, Chair
  • Nick Josefowitz, Vice Chair
  • Margaret Abe-Koga
  • Eddie Ahn
  • David Canepa
  • Cindy Chavez
  • Damon Connolly
  • Carol Dutra Vernaci
  • Victoria Fleming
  • Federal D. Glover
  • Sam Liccardo
  • Nate Miley
  • Gina Papan
  • David Rabbitt
  • Hilary Ronen
  • Libby Schaaf
  • James P. Spering
  • Amy R. Worth
  • Non-Voting Members: Dina El-Tawansy, Dorene M. Giacopini

Staff Contact

Kimberly Ward, Executive Office
Phone: (415) 778-5367

Express Lanes

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.

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FasTrak is the fast, cash-free way to pay your toll on bridges, Express Lanes, and even for parking at San Francisco International Airport.

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How Long Does It Take to Get To Work?

Get your answer on Bay Area commute times when you visit MTC’s Vital Signs website … using data to make better decisions.

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What is a Joint Powers Authority?

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.

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