Interagency Committees

MTC works with many partners to manage a transportation system that ranges from sidewalks to regional rail, and that is owned and operated by dozens of government agencies. Strong collaboration creates better transportation systems for the Bay Area.

Noah Berger

An interagency committee is composed of Commissioners and/or staff from MTC, and representatives from other agencies.

Upcoming and past meetings can be found at the bottom of each Committee page.

Active Transportation Working Group

Working to get more people moving by foot, bike, skateboard, scooter, wheelchair and other forms of active transportation or “micromobility.”

 Kids with bikes, a scooter and a skateboard
Air Quality Conformity Task Force

Determines whether transportation projects and plans comply with state or federal air quality regulations.

Blue sky and clouds over the Marin Headlands.
Arterial Operations Committee

Discussing issues related to the major arterial streets and roads that connect us.

Aerial photo near the Benicia-Martinez Bridge
Bay Area Regional Collaborative

Addresses issues of regional significance, including climate change and social and economic injustice.

Aerial of the green rolling hills of Alameda County.
Bay Area Partnership Board

Gathers top executives from the region’s many transportation-related agencies in order to improve safety, mobility and air quality.

Traffic on Interstate 80
Bay Area Vision Zero Working Group

Striving to make the region’s streets safer for everyone, especially pedestrians and bicyclists.

Cyclists use a separated bike lane on a busy street with cars and pedestrians nearby
Blue Ribbon Transit Recovery Task Force

Guding the future of the Bay Area’s public transportation network as the region recovers from and adjusts to new conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bus Driver on a BRTRTF
Clipper® Executive Board

Policy, oversight, direction, and authorization of significant business matters for the Clipper® fare payment system.

Sign for Clipper® card in front of a public bus.
Fare Integration Task Force

Oversight for the Transit Fare Coordination & Integration Study.

A person holding their mobile phone's Clipper app up to a freestanding Clipper card reader.
Joint ABAG/MTC Governance Committee

Discussing whether MTC and Association of Bay Area Governments should restructure their governing boards.

MTC board room, with no people
Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee

Considers planning activities and works on issues assigned by the Board.

Rolled up documents.
Local Streets & Roads Working Group

A forum for cities to advocate for pavement maintenance funding.

Road crews performing street maintenance
Mega-Region Working Group

A forum in which the Bay Area, the Sacramento metro area, and San Joaquin County and its cities join forces to tackle shared transportation challenges and achieve shared goals.

An Amtrak train at the Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak Station.
Network Management Business Case Advisory Group

Supports and guides the effort to evaluate the benefits, costs and risks of transit network management alternatives.

A Caltrain and an ACE train pass each other at a station.
Partnership Technical Advisory Committee

Formed to advise participating agencies’ top executives on a wide range of transportation issues.

Man with a bicycle helmet is boarding a Golden Gate Transit bus.
Regional Advisory Working Group

Provides input on updates to Plan Bay Area.

A group of workers using a white board to talk about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Regional Airport Planning Committee

Oversees the development of policies for commercial and general aviation airports.

The Oakland International Airport BART train from Coliseum Station to Oakland International Airport
Regional Equity Working Group

Supports social equity planning and analysis in the development of Plan Bay Area 2050.

Closeup of two adults shaking hands.
Regional Network Management Council

Brings MTC and transit agencies together to provide guidance on regional transit policies and implementation plans.

A mother and daughter riding a Muni bus.
Regional Network Management Customer Advisory Group

The Regional Network Management Customer Advisory Group brings a rider-centered focus to regional transit policy and implementation.

Two smiling people walking through a transit station.
Transit Finance Working Group

Discussing new funding opportunities and issues that may affect transit agencies’ operating costs.

Adding funds to a Clipper® mobile app.
Transportation Response Planning Committee

Prepares for disasters that could affect the Bay Area’s transportation infrastructure.

Firefighters running a safety exercise inside the Caldecott Tunnel.