Update as of November 1, 2017: With the North Bay fires contained, 511 has discontinued posting of fire-related road closures and transit disruptions.
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511 Tracking Travel Disruptions in Fire Zones
Winter Spare the Air Alert in Effect
A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued. The Winter Spare the Air program notifies residents when particulate matter levels are anticipated to be unhealthy.
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.
Students to Tackle Region’s Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference
OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on Saturday, January 30
BikeMobiles Offer Free Bike Repairs Summer 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.
Students Invited to Attend and Present at Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference
UPDATE February 4, 2015…There’s still room at the YES Conference – Youth for the Environment and Sustainability — set for this Saturday, February 7, at MTC’s Oakland offices, sta
Throngs Greet Bay Area BikeMobile At Antioch High School Festival
At a free cycling festival at Antioch High School on Oct.
MTC’s Spare the Air Youth Program Brings You...
The Aquarium of the Bay is offering free workshops for teachers from all nine Bay Area counties as part of the BayMobile project, which is funded by the Spare the Air Youth Program.
BayMobile Brings the Bay Straight to Schools
Spare the Air Alert in Effect
A Spare the Air Alert has been issued. Please find alternatives to driving alone to work, as reducing traffic and tailpipe exhaust can improve air quality and keep our air healthy.
Family Biking Workshop
Videographer Mark Jones captures an evening in East Palto Alto, where kids and parents learned about bike safety, picked up free helmets and embarked on a four-mile ride that made use of the commun