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Scott Haggerty Named Transportation Foundation's Person of the Year
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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) this week named MTC Chair Scott Haggerty as its Person of the Year, recognizing the longtime Alameda County Supervisor during its 31st annual Transpor

OBAG 2 County Program to Provide $386 Million for 180 Projects Across the Region
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Approximately $386 million in federal funds are set to go to 180 transportation projects in 95 jurisdictions across all nine Bay Area Counties through the One Bay Area Grant 2 (OBAG 2) County Program.

Future Environmental Leaders Make a Stop at the 2016 YES Conference
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Friday, February 5, 2016

The next generation of environmentalists and climate change scientists gathered at the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability 2016 Conference—or YES Conference—at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science on January 30, 2016.

BikeMobiles Offer Free Bike Repairs Summer 2015
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Friday, July 17, 2015

“Bring us your tired, your rusty, your broken bicycles.” That’s the motto of MTC’s Bay Area BikeMobile program — a bike repair shop on wheels that appears at schools, libraries and festivals.

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area; Youth Leaders, Teachers and Advisors Invited to Speak
News Release
Thursday, December 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for the Environment and

Walking School Buses Powered by Legs Instead of Wheels
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Studies show that fewer children are walking and biking to school, but there’s a new trend in transportation that could reverse that. It’s called the walking school bus, although it has no wheels.

K-12 Schools Workshop Attendees Agree It’s Good to be Green
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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Abuzz with excitement and energy, participants in the “Bay Area K-12 Schools Climate Change Workshop” exchanged lessons learned on how best to turn schools “green,” share resources and reach out to


Regional Safe Routes to School Program Evaluation
MTC_Regional_SRTS_Evaluation_Report_Final.pdf (2.55 MB)
Cycle 1 County Safe Routes to Schools
County_Approach_Summary-SR2S.pdf (14.46 KB)
Project Examples
County_Approach_Summary-SR2S.pdf (14.55 KB)
Bay Area Safe Routes to School Guidelines
RSR2S_Guidelines.pdf (69.82 KB)


MTC 2016 Awards: Deb Hubsmith
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The 2016 Grand Award goes posthumously to Deb Hubsmith as a reminder of the impact that one passionate, tenacious individual can make.