Newly released data indicate the popularity of the pedestrian and bicycle paths on five of the Bay Area’s state-owned toll bridges since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Crossings on the Rise During Pandemic
Toll Bridge Traffic Starts to Climb After Shelter-in-Place Spurs Steep Drop
Even as the Bay Area’s recent shelter-in-place orders have been extended through May, toll bridge crossings are beginning to climb.
MTC Applauds Passage of $52 Billion State Funding Package
MTC Chair Jake Mackenzie and Vice Chair Scott Haggerty are lauding state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Chair Jim Beall and Assembly Transportation Committee Chair Jim Frazier for their leadership in securing the Legislature’s passage today of Senate Bill 1.
Bay Area Transportation Leaders Hail New State Funding Proposal
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Commission Vice Chair Scott Haggerty today applauded the transportation funding package unveiled by Governor Brown, state Senat
Deficient, Congested Roadways Costing State’s Drivers Billions
Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost California $53.6 billion annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a new report.
Oakland Museum of California Announces First Round of Bay Bridge Steel Program Awardees
The Oakland Museum of California has announced that five artists, designers and design firms have been awarded steel from the demolition of the Eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge for public projects in Oakland, San Francisco, Petaluma and Joshua Tree, CA.
New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca
FasTrak® Customer Service Center to Close for Weekend System Upgrade
OAKLAND, CA — The FasTrak Customer Service Center will close this weekend for an upgrade to its customer account system.
Roadside Call Box Network to Shrink by Nearly 25 Percent
OAKLAND, CA — The 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
Left Coast Lifter Departure
Minor follow-up work continues on the new Bay Bridge East Span, but the biggest tool that was used on the project is on the move.
I-580 Access Improvement Project Approval Document (Aug 2016)
TRIP -- California Transportation By The Numbers 2016 Report Final
San Francisco Bay Crossings Study Update
San Francisco Bay Crossings Study Update -- June 2013
Current and Projected Conditions Report : San Francisco Bay Crossings Study Update
MTC 2016 Awards: Dr. Brian Maroney
Brian Maroney, who serves as Caltrans’ chief bridge engineer, is this year’s recipient of the Greta Ericson Distinguished Service Award.
Oakland Students Are Engineers for a Day
They aren’t old enough to drive across a bridge, but that didn’t deter Lafayette Elementary School fourth and fifth-graders from donning hard hats and safety vests and learning how to build one.
Berkeley Bike Bridge
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