MTC is responsible for planning, financing and coordinating a transportation system owned by scores of different agencies serving nearly 8 million people in nine counties and 101 cities.
We frequently negotiate agreements among various agencies and promote the Bay Area’s transportation priorities at the federal and state levels of government.
MTC spotlights the Bay Area’s transportation needs, and work with local agencies to lay out a unified strategy for meeting these needs.
We help the Bay Area put its best foot forward in the intense competition for federal and state funding. Whether testifying in Washington or Sacramento for transportation investment, or making a case for a policy change at the local level – MTC advocates for the region's interests as a whole.
MTC is a strong advocate in Washington, D.C. for the Bay Area’s transportation priorities.
MTC ensures the Bay Area has a place at the table by helping inform and shape new legislative proposals in Sacramento.
MTC’s leadership helps secure adequate funding for all Bay Area transportation needs — local streets and roads, highways, public transit, and bicycle and pedestrian projects.