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Youth Art Contest Winners Selected
Top Stories
Friday, April 26, 2019

Winners of the “Art on the Horizon: Youth Confronting Climate Change” contest sponsored by MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments were announced this week at the Y-Plan Policy Summit at UC

Regional Agencies Seek Photo and Video Submissions from Youth
News Release
Monday, February 4, 2019
Regional Agencies are inviting Bay Area youth to picture the future through the first ever Art on the Horizon: Youth Confronting Climate Change photo and video contest.
Last Chance to Apply for Steel from the Old Bay Bridge
Top Stories
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Oakland Museum of California is making available free of charge more than 200 tons of steel from the third and final round of its Bay Bridge Steel Salvage Program.

Call for Artists: MTC Community Art Program
Top Stories
Friday, October 24, 2014

Are you a local artist or arts organization interested in participating in MTC’s Community Art Program? MTC hosts rotating art exhibits on all three floors of our offices at the Joseph P.

Disabled Artists Put Their Spin on Bay Area Transportation
News Release
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Contact:
Missy Brooks, Artful Steps Director: (415) 778-5262;
mbrooks@steppingstonesgrowthcenter.org

Exhibit Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail
News Release
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — On Tues., April 22, the city of Oakland and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will host an event from 5:30 p.m.

Student-Designed Art Deco Medallions Adorn Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore
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Monday, November 18, 2013

Six hexagonal medallions embedded in concrete sit high above the east and west portals of the new fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel.

Caldecott Tunnel’s New Fourth Bore Set to Open Saturday Morning
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Friday, November 15, 2013

Local, regional, state and federal officials gathered at the eastern portal of the new Caldecott Fourth Bore this afternoon to cut a ceremonial ribbon and unveil the kid-designed decorative medalli

New and Old Bridges Inspire Diverse Art Shows
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

It is fitting that two artists documenting the retirement of the original cantilever Bay Bridge East Span and the construction of the new, sleek self-anchored suspension span (SAS) would choose to

Bay Bridge/New East Span: Exhibits and Installations 2013-2014
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Thursday, August 1, 2013

In conjunction with the September 2013 opening of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span, museums and art galleries throughout the Bay Area are celebrating the new span and honoring the

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Bay Bridge Steel Repurposed for Art
Video
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee approved in 2014 a program to salvage some 450 tons of steel from the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for creative reuse in publ

Salvage Steel Art Project
Video
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Artists should probably be clamoring for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to express their talents with a once-in-a-lifetime medium: actual steel from the Bay Bridge.

Jacob Buensalida
The Art of Clipper
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Bay Area tech community is famous for disrupting entrenched industries and services.

Martin Chandrawinata wore both the engineer's and photographer's hats at the East Span construction site.
New and Old Bridges Inspire Diverse Art Shows
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Exhibits and installations throughout the Bay Area — including several at MTC — are celebrating the new span and commemorating the old one, through a variety of mediums.