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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

Bay Area's 511 Phone Service Adds Freeway Assistance Option
News Release
Monday, September 8, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) — in partnership with Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol — has once again expanded the Bay Area’s award-winning 511 traveler i

MY 511 Allows Users to Personalize 511 Access, Saving Time Online and By Phone
News Release
Friday, April 25, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — Wondering if you should give yourself a little extra time to get to work in the morning? Can’t decide which freeway to take on your way home tonight?

Going Places on Bay Area Public Transit
News Release
Monday, March 3, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — Avoid congested thoroughfares and high gas prices in the Bay Area by traveling via public transit.


MTC Operational Statistics: September 2017
MTC_operational_stats_9-17.pdf (349.55 KB)
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)
MTC Operational Statistics: July 2017
MTC_operational_stats_7-17.pdf (353.72 KB)
MTC Operational Statistics: June 2017
MTC_operational_stats_6-17.pdf (344.41 KB)
MTC Operational Statistics: April 2017
MTC_operational_stats_4-17.pdf (353.67 KB)