Public Transit MTC plans for safe, efficient, equitable public transit services throughout the Bay Area. Credit Karl Nielsen Almost eight million people live in the Bay Area, and on a typical day, more than 120,000 people commute into the region for work. Regional Rail Plan The Regional Rail Plan explores ways to make the current and future regional rail system better, including improvements that will allow for connections with the future California high speed rail network. Regional Transit Expansion Program The Regional Transit Expansion Program identifies the top priorities for new Bay Area transit projects, and it helps the region compete with other metro areas for state and federal funding. Monthly Transportation Statistics See vehicle traffic and public transit ridership numbers from 2019 to the present. Get the data.