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Ford GoBike Ramps Up Ebikes
Top Stories
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Ford GoBike is growing its ebike fleet to more than 1,400 of the pedal-assist cycles, introducing 500 of them at a launch event and ride along on Friday, December 14, 2018, in Oakland, with Oakland Mayor and MTC Commissioner Libby Schaaf leading the charge. 

Bay Area Bike to Work Day Is Coming May 10
News Release
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Over 100,000 new and seasoned bicycle commuters are expected to pedal to work on Thursday, May 10, as part of the 24th annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

OBAG 2 County Program to Provide $386 Million for 180 Projects Across the Region
Top Stories
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Approximately $386 million in federal funds are set to go to 180 transportation projects in 95 jurisdictions across all nine Bay Area Counties through the One Bay Area Grant 2 (OBAG 2) County Program.

Vital Signs Data Release: Fatalities and Injuries From Crashes on the Rise
Top Stories
Friday, December 1, 2017

Vital Signs, the Bay Area’s comprehensive performance monitoring website, has released the latest data for road fatalities and injuries from roadway

2017 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Logs More Than 295,285 Miles in One Month
News Release
Friday, June 9, 2017

However you think of Team Bike Challenge, riders from across the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area logged truly impressive numbers in 2017. 

Nearly 100,000 Cycle to Work on Bike to Work Day 2017
News Release
Friday, May 12, 2017

Nearly 100,000 riders were counted for the 23rd annual Bike to Work Day.

Don’t Miss Bike to Work Day on May 11!
News Release
Monday, May 8, 2017

Join the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest bicycling celebration — Bike to Work Day — on Thursday, May 11.

2017 Bike Commuter of the Year Winners Announced
News Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017

This week Bay Area Bike to Work Day organizers named the winners of the 2017 Bike Commuter of the Year awards, given to recognize individuals for inspiring bicycling in their Bay Area communities through their commitment to travel by bicycle as their primary mode of transport.

Daylight Saving Time Brings Changes to Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path Hours
Top Stories
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Adapted from a Caltrans release.

Caltrans has announced longer hours for the bicycle/pedestrian path on the East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Documents

I-580 Access Improvement Project Approval Document (Aug 2016)
I-580 Access Improvement Project Approval Document Aug 2016.pdf (26.91 MB)

Media

Bay Bridge Pedestrian Project
Video
Thursday, November 29, 2018

When the new Bay Bridge East Span opened in 2013, pedestrians and bicyclists fell in love with the 15-foot-wide shared-use pathway that stretched initially from Oakland to the iconic single tower a

Bike to Work Day 2017
Video
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bike to Work Day 2017 was another hit. In its 23rd year in the Bay Area, almost 100,000 pedalers across nine counties showed how easy it is to get to work, school, or wherever, on a bike.

MTC Chair and Rohnert Park Mayor Jake Mackenzie gets an early start on Bike to Work Day with a ride from his home to an Energizer Station near Sonoma State University
Bike to Work Day 2017
Photo Gallery
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thousands of commuters around the Bay Area today celebrated the region's 23rd annual Bike to Work Day on Thursday morning, May 11, 2017.

Bay Area BikeMobile at Antioch High School
Antioch High School Hosts the BikeMobile
Photo Gallery
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Since spring 2014, the Bay Area BikeMobile – a roving group of mechanics who provide free fixes at schools, parks and community centers – has repaired 2,000 bikes.
Family Biking Workshop in East Palo Alto
Family Biking Workshop Draws Cyclists of All Ages
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
East Palo Alto played host on September 23 to one of many Family Bike Workshops funded by a nearly $200,000 Spare the Air Youth Grant from MTC and the Bay Area Air Qualiy Management District.
The 1-80 overpass allows bicycle and pedestrian access to the Marina.
Berkeley Bike Bridge
Photo Gallery
Thursday, October 24, 2013

It was an eventful afternoon at the Berkeley Marina, with crowds gathering in the characteristic wind to celebrate the grand opening of a new Bay Trail extension and unveil a plaque acknowledging t

bicyclists and pedestrians on new East Span bicycle/pedestrian path
Bay Bridge East Span Labor Day Weekend 2013
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

September 3, 2013 

SF Mayor Ed Lee cuts the Bay Area BIke Share ribbon alongside MTC Commissioners Amy Worth and Scott Weiner.
Bay Area Bike Share Launch
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Cycling enthusiasts and regional leaders gathered in anticipation outside the San Francisco Caltrain station last week to watch the Bay Area’s first bike sharing initiative hit the road.

The Orinda Energizer Station offered goodies galore.
Bike to Work Day 2013
Photo Gallery
Thursday, May 9, 2013

MTC commissioners led the way this morning as the region mobilized for the 19th annual celebration of two-wheeled commuting.

The Orinda Energizer Station offered goodies galore.
Bike to Work Day 2013
Photo Gallery
Thursday, May 9, 2013

MTC commissioners led the way this morning as the region mobilized for the 19th annual celebration of two-wheeled commuting.