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New Vital Signs Data: Sluggish Housing Production Tightens Bay Area’s Housing Crunch
News Release
Monday, September 10, 2018

New data released last week by the MTC and ABAG as part of the agencies’ Vital Signs performance-monitoring initiative show the nine-county Bay Area’s housing stock increased by only 14,900 new units in 2017.

MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show Their Skills
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program with a showcase on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center. The students worked in agencies across the Bay Area’s nine counties this summer.

Bay Area Projects Prove Big Winners In Competition for New State Gas Tax Funds
News Release
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bay Area highway, transit and goods-movement projects today earned more than $660 million in new funding as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) finalized its first awards through a trio

Bay Area’s Popular 511 Service Now Available on Amazon Alexa Devices
News Release
Monday, April 16, 2018

MTC this month added a new feature to the Bay Area’s 511 traveler information system by integrating two of the most popular 511 features — traffic conditions and real-time transit departure times — with Amazon’s virtual personal assistant, Alexa.

State Legislature Approves Toll Bill, Gives Bay Area Voters Chance to Improve Commute Options
News Release
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bay Area voters will get a chance to take regional mobility issues into their own hands if Gov. Brown signs into law Senate Bill 595, which today was passed by the state Legislature.

High School Students Gather to Kick Off 2017 Summer Internship
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

After a highly competitive application and interview process, 32 students were selected from the Bay Area’s nine counties to participate in the 17th year of the MTC High School Internship Program.

2017 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Logs More Than 295,285 Miles in One Month
News Release
Friday, June 9, 2017

However you think of Team Bike Challenge, riders from across the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area logged truly impressive numbers in 2017. 

Resilient by Design Launches Bay Area Challenge
Top Stories
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Adapted from a release issued by Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge.

Calling Bay Area High School Students: Summer Jobs
News Release
Friday, May 5, 2017

MTC is offering high school students around the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area the opportunity to gain professional-level experience this coming summer in transportation planning, engineering and related fields through its High School Internship Program.

Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Scheduled for May in All Nine Counties
News Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017

MTC and ABAG this May are holding a series of nine open houses across the Bay Area and invite residents to share their ideas on the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and land use strategy slated for adoption in July 2017. 


Interns from MTC's 2018 High School Internship
MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show their Skills
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Monday, August 20, 2018

MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center.

Expand Your Horizon Event: Autonomous Vehicles Perspective Paper
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Autonomous vehicles are set to be one of the greatest disrupters to transportation in our lifetime. What impact might they have on the Bay Area?

Horizon Pop-Up Outreach Meetings, March 2018
Photo Gallery
Thursday, April 12, 2018

This March, MTC staff members visited all nine Bay Area counties to get community input for the Horizon initiati

MTC High School Internship 2017 Orientation
Photo Gallery
Friday, June 23, 2017

32 students from the Bay Area’s nine counties are working at transportation agencies this summer as part of the 17th annual MTC High School Internship Program.

MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with Waze Carpool to encourage employ