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Thursday Marks 20th Anniversary of Bike to Work Day
News Release
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) encourages commuters to try a healthy commute this Thursday, May 8, by participating in the 20th annual regional Bike

Air District and MTC Approve Commuter Benefits Pilot Program
Top Stories
Monday, March 24, 2014

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission today joined the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in approving the launch of the Bay Area Com

Roadside Call Box Network to Shrink by Nearly 25 Percent
News Release
Thursday, March 20, 2014

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (MTC SAFE) this week began a three-month project to remove 500 of the dist

BART Strike Update
Top Stories
Friday, October 4, 2013

UPDATE October 23, 2013

News You Can Use in the Event of a BART Strike
Top Stories
Friday, August 9, 2013
BART 60-Day Cooling-Off Period
Seismic Operation Closes Dumbarton Bridge Over Labor Day Weekend
Top Stories
Monday, August 27, 2012

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Labor Day weekend in September 2012 to complete another major element of the seismic retrofit project on this span, which connects Menlo Park in Sa

511 Mobile Offers Travel Information on the Go
News Release
Thursday, May 20, 2010

OAKLAND, CA — Need transit or traffic information on the go? Several of 511.org’s most popular features are now accessible on an iPhone, BlackBerry or other smart phone with browsing capabilities.

Interactive Trip Planner Gets Users to Bay Area Park Sites Via Public Transportation
News Release
Thursday, September 24, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — Don't own a car but eager to get out to a park or beach you thought was inaccessible? Trying to reduce your carbon footprint?

511 Transit Named One of 10 Great Government Web Sites
News Release
Monday, August 10, 2009

OAKLAND, CA  — The 511 Transit page at www.transit.511.org has been cited by Government Computer News as one of 10 great government Web sites nati

Commuters Urged to Plan Ahead in Event of BART Strike
News Release
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — With the possibility of BART trains coming to a halt as early as July 1 due to labor contracts that expire at midnight June 30, Bay Area transportation officials are urging commuters


MTC Operational Statistics: December 2017
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MTC Operational Statistics: November 2017
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MTC Operational Statistics: October 2017
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MTC Operational Statistics: September 2017
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El servicio telefónico popular 511 del Área de la Bahía Ahora disponible en español
SpanishTranslation-Bay-Area’s-Popular-511-Phone-Service-Now-Available-in-Spanish.pdf (117.38 KB)