Emergency Management

The Bay Area’s transportation system is huge. It consists of a complex infrastructure of roads, bridges, highways, rail, tunnels, airports and bike and pedestrian paths.

During times of emergency, how does MTC help keep the Bay Area safe and moving?

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How would a disaster or emergency affect the nearly eight million Bay Area residents who rely on critical transportation infrastructure?

For over 25 years, MTC has led regional transportation emergency-preparedness activities in the Bay Area. Working with transportation agencies across the region, MTC:

  • Develops and manage emergency plans 
  • Facilitates annual exercises with partners 
  • Coordinates services following a major disruption

Regional Transportation Emergency Management Plan (RTEMP)

RTEMP helps Bay Area public transportation agencies recover operations and deliver basic transportation services after a significant regional disaster.

Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan 

MTC and its partners are developing a hazard mitigation plan to minimize the impact of natural disasters and the loss of life and property in the Bay Area.