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New Bus/Carpool Lane Opens On West Grand Avenue Approach to Bay Bridge
News Release
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Caltrans and the City of Oakland early this morning completed work on the addition of a dedicated bus and carpool lane to the West Grand Avenue app

Regional Transportation Agencies Launch Outreach Campaign for Late-Night and Early Morning Bus Network
News Release
Friday, August 5, 2016

‘AllNighter’ Outreach Campaign to Raise Awareness of New and Existing Late-Night and Early-Morning Public Transit Options for Bay Area Workers, Residents and Patrons

511’s Transit Tracker Personalizes Real-time Transit Information Just for You
Top Stories
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Do you take more than one transit route during your commute? 511 Transit Tracker is a resource for anyone who uses multiple transit services—a reality for most people in the Bay Area.

Bridge Toll Dollars Drive Decade of Success For WestCAT’s Lynx Service
News Release
Thursday, January 21, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Western Contra Costa Transit Authority (WestCAT) today teamed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of WestCAT’s popula

Quotes From California and Bay Area Leaders in Support of Stand Up for Transportation
Top Stories
Friday, April 3, 2015

Top officials from more than a dozen local and state transportation agencies joined together in San Francisco to show solidarity with the national Stand Up for Transportation campaign.

Help Plan the Future of Clipper
News Release
Monday, December 1, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Where would you like to use Clipper, and how would you like to use it? That’s what the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies want to know.

Clipper® Expands to Napa and Solano Counties
News Release
Monday, November 3, 2014

OAKLAND, CA Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on nine Bay Area transit systems, today expands its network of participating transit operators to N

Commuter Benefits Program
Top Stories
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

After a series of public workshops held in fall 2013, the Air District is proposing adoption of Regulation 14: Mobile Source Emissions Reduction Measures, Rule 1: Bay Area Commuter Benefits Pro

Vacaville Intermodal Station Gets Boost From Federal Transportation Program
News Release
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Programming and Allocations Committee recommended approval today of a $2.1 million allocation of federal funds to the City of Vacavi


AllNighter Bus Service Press Event
Photo Gallery
Friday, August 5, 2016

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, AC Transit, SamTrans, Golden Gate Transit and Bay Area elected officials announce the Allnighter Service, a late-night and early-morning bus netwo