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New Westbound I-80 Bay Bridge Ramps Smooth Access to and From Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island
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Thursday, October 27, 2016

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) opened the new westbound Interstate 80 on- and off-ramps connecting Yerba Buena Island and Treasure Island to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic on October 22, 2016. 

High-Tech Intervention Aims to Smooth I-80 Traffic Flow
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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Caltrans, the Alameda County Transportation Commission and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority this month will begin the sequenced introduction of a series of high-tech efforts to ease congestion, improve safety and boost travel-time reliability along Interstate 80.

Participate in Two Public Hearings on the Express Lane Toll Collection Process
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Bay Area is planning a 550-mile network of Express Lanes by 2035 to increase highway efficiency by encouraging carpools and vanpools and by filling available capacity in carpool lanes with solo

Westbound Stretch of Interstate 80 to Get SMART
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Beleaguered motorists stuck on Interstate 80 between the Carquinez Bridge and the Bay Bridge, one of the busiest commutes in the Bay Area, are all too familiar with gridlock and slow-and-go traffic

First Freeway Congestion Report Since 2009 Reflects Bay Area's Economic Resurgence
News Release
Friday, January 9, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released its first comprehensive report on Bay Area freeway congestion since 2009, providing another concrete m


MTC Express Lanes Quarterly Report 2nd Quarter, April - June, 2020
6a - 20-1258 2-BAIFA EL 2020 Q2 Report-8sep20.pdf (10.24 MB)
Bay Bridge Metering Lights Traffic Advisory Week of March 1, 2020
SFOBB Metering Lights_Traffic_Advisory_Sheet_Week_of_03-01-20.pdf (95.67 KB)
Bay Bridge Metering Lights System Upgrade Overview 2018
SFOBB-ML-Upgrade-Project Overview-ITS-CA-presentation-2018.pdf (3.48 MB)
Fact Sheet: I-80 Solano Express Lanes (Fall 2017)
I-80_Exp_Lanes_web_display.pdf (4.18 MB)