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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. Cyclist and pedestrian...

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Even as the Bay Area’s recent shelter-in-place orders have been extended through May, toll bridge crossings are beginning to climb. A pre-COVID daily average of 421,000 trips in the toll-paying...

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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...

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Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Commission Vice Chair Scott Haggerty today applauded the transportation funding package unveiled by Governor Brown, state Senate...

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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...

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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...

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OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will host the first of three public hearings at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter, 101 8th Street in Oakland, to...

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OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has added a fourth public hearing to receive public testimony on options for a proposed toll increase on the seven state-owned Bay Area toll bridges...

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The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today took a major step toward ensuring seismic safety on all state-owned toll bridges in the Bay Area by adopting a package of toll hikes. The toll increases will...

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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 distinctive yellow call...