MTC plays a vital role in planning for, funding, implementing and coordinating the transportation systems that give us access to work, recreation and all the things that make living in the Bay Area great.

Noah Berger

From the Bay to the Delta, from the mountains to the vineyards, the region’s transportation network knits the Bay Area’s nine counties together. MTC’s planning work helps a complicated system work better for residents and visitors — now and in the future.

Access, Equity & Mobility

Life is better when everyone can play a part. MTC plans, coordinates and funds programs to give seniors, people with disabilities and people with lower incomes equal access to transportation services.

 A man walks beside a woman using a wheelchair.
Bicycle, Pedestrian & Micromobility

The Bay Area’s mild climate and characteristic neighborhoods make it the perfect place to be outside. MTC supports programs that encourage people to get out of their cars and walk, bike or roll for an active, healthier community and environment.

A street intersection with a car, cyclist and scooter in the street, and a pedestrian on the sidewalk.
Complete Streets

Complete Streets are designed to meet the needs of all users, whether they walk, bike, drive or use public transit. MTC provides toolkits, webinars and other resources to help cities make their roads Complete Streets.

Cyclists, pedestrians and vehicles at an intersection.
Driving: Congestion & Environment

MTC is planning solutions to ease roadway congestion and fight greenhouse gas emissions from cars.

Heavy traffic on Interstate 680
Federal Performance Targets

Performance targets for transportation goals help reduce traffic fatalities and improve highway infrastructure, resulting in safer, more reliable highways in the Bay Area.

Bus exiting Bay Bridge and heading towards Transbay Transit Center
SF Bay Area Goods Movement Plan

The movement of freight is a crucial piece of the Bay Area’s regional transportation puzzle.

A long line of container trucks at the Port of Oakland.
Mobility Hubs

Mobility Hubs offer access to many different ways of getting around. MTC coordinates, funds and provides technical assistance for new Mobility Hubs in the region.

Mobility Hub, with various transportation and community-gathering features and services, including bike share, car share, public transportation and shopping. Illustration.
Regional Transportation Studies

MTC studies how people travel throughout the Bay Area in order to plan for new and better ways to move around the region.

A person holding a clipboard points at a parked car.
Public Transit

MTC plans for safe, efficient, equitable public transit services.

A Muni bus drives on Market Street as a man waits at a bus stop in San Francisco.
Transportation Electrification

MTC supports increasing access to clean mobility options through the electrification of transportation systems.

A man plugging in his electric vehicle in a designated parking lot space.