This week Bay Area Bike to Work Day organizers named the winners of the 2017 Bike Commuter of the Year awards, given to recognize individuals for inspiring bicycling in their Bay Area communities through their commitment to travel by bicycle as their primary mode of transport.
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2017 Bike Commuter of the Year Winners Announced
MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser
MTC, UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with Waze Carpool to encourage employees to carpool to work.
Vital Signs Data Highlights Bay Area’s Booming Economy – with Incomes Rising and Housing Costs Increasing
MTC today updated nine performance indicators on the San Francisco Bay Area economy. The latest Vital Signs release underscores robust economic conditions in the region, with economic output reaching a new record of over $722 billion in 2015.
MTC Honors Contributions to Bay Area Transportation
MTC will present 13 “Excellence in Motion” awards during a ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 26, to honor people, projects and organizations for exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation.
Annual Youth Conference Encourages Action for Clean Air
The Youth for Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference, returns to the Bay Area at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the new Bay Area Metro Center at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco.
MTC, Bay Area Council Release First-Ever Shuttle Census
Public and private shuttle services around the Bay Area carried more passengers in the 2014-15 fiscal year than all but six of the region’s public transit agencies, according to the 2016 Bay Area Shuttle Census, released this month by MTC and the Bay Area Council.
Ford to Fuel Major Expansion of Bay Area’s Bike Share Program
Bay Area Bike Share operator Motivate today announced a seven-year partnership agreement with Ford Motor Company that will allow Motivate to complete its plan for a tenfold expansion of the region’s bike share network. Bay Area Bike Share will be rebranded as Ford GoBike.
MTC’s 2016 Interns Welcomed at Orientation
Congratulations were the first order of the day at MTC’s 16th annual High School Internship Program opening event, held Wednesday, June 15th in San Francisco’s new Bay Area Metro Center.
Bay Area’s 2016 Bike to Work Day Is Coming May 12
OAKLAND, CA — Tens of thousands of new and seasoned bike commuters are getting ready to pedal to work on Thursday, May 12, as part of the 22nd annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.
MTC High School Internship Program Kicks off 15th Year
High school students trekked from as far north as Napa County and as far south as Santa Clara County to attend the orientation for MTC’s High School Summer Internship Program on June 18.