Vital Signs

Vital Signs

News and Stories

New Vital Signs Data Tracks Disparate Impacts of Bay Area’s Economic Boom
News Release
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Did you know that 45 percent of Bay Area workers in 2015 held jobs paying more than 120 percent of the regional median wage?

Vital Signs Data Highlights Bay Area’s Booming Economy – with Incomes Rising and Housing Costs Increasing
Top Stories
Thursday, January 19, 2017

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.

Fresh Data on Bay Area’s Vital Signs Show Big Jump in Freeway Congestion for 2015
News Release
Monday, October 3, 2016

MTC today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the afternoon drive on northbound U.S. 101 and eastbound Interstate 80 in San Francisco ranking as the region’s most congested location.

Statewide Awards Recognize Bay Area Projects
Top Stories
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Two projects sponsored by MTC were honored this week by the 27th Annual California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Awards Program.

Improve Your Vital Signs!
Top Stories
Monday, March 28, 2016

From March 24 through April 5, MTC will be hosting an interactive survey to prioritize future improvements to the Vital Signs

Fresh Data on Bay Area’s Vital Signs Include New Top 10 List for Freeway Congestion
News Release
Thursday, December 17, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the westbound morning commute along Intersta

Impact of Sea Level Rise Headlines Bay Area Environment Data on Interactive Website
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Depending on the magnitude of sea level rise over the coming decades, between 3 percent to 7 percent of Bay Area residents may be vulnerable to rising tides.

Interactive Website Takes Pulse of the San Francisco Bay Area Economy
News Release
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week unveiled a new interactive, web-based lens for viewing the effects of the Bay Area’s booming economy on jobs, home prices, r

New Data on MTC Website Identifies Trends Affecting Bay Area Land and People
News Release
Monday, March 30, 2015

OAKLAND, CADid you know that the Bay Area outpaced every one of the other Top 10 U.S. metro areas except Houston for job growth from 2010 through 2013?

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
News Release
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca

Documents

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs (Chinese)
Vital_Signs_debut_release_Chinese_1-28-2015.pdf (278.27 KB)
New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs (Spanish)
Vital_Signs_debut_release_Spanish_1-28-2015.pdf (161.13 KB)
Vital Signs Fact Sheet
Vital_Signs_fact_sheet.pdf (9.8 MB)

Media

Vital Signs Press Event
Video
Friday, January 9, 2015

The latest congestion report, a true reflection that more jobs means more traffic, has just been released.

Vital Signs
Video
Thursday, January 8, 2015