Carpooling

Carpooling

News and Stories

‘Five Free Rides’ Incentive Program Launches on February 1, 2019
News Release
Friday, February 1, 2019

The Bay Area Carpool Program is offering a new incentive to help reduce single drivers, emissions and congestion: Five Free Rides to all new Scoop and Waze Car

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

’Tis the Season to Share the Ride
Top Stories
Monday, December 3, 2018

MTC and its Bay Area partners have launched several new Bay Area promotions to encourage Bay Area travelers to share the ride.

MTC Partners With Scoop to Promote Carpooling
Top Stories
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The New Year is a great time to start a new habit to save time and money by carpooling.

BART-Scoop Partnership Expands to Peninsula Stations
Top Stories
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Starting September 12, commuters can get guaranteed parking until 10 a.m. at the Millbrae and San Bruno BART stations when they carpool to the station with Scoop, a rideshare matching app. 

MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser
Top Stories
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

MTC, UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with Waze Carpool to encourage employees to carpool to work. 

MTC Partners with BART and Scoop to Guarantee Parking Spots for Carpoolers
Top Stories
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Starting January 23rd, commuters who carpool to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station with the Scoop app will be guaranteed parking until 10 a.m.

Bay Bridge Forward to Deliver Congestion Relief to San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge corridor will soon see congestion relief with a $40 million investment from MTC through the “Bay Bridge Forward” initiative.

There’s an App for That: MTC Partners With Private Sector to Expand Carpooling
Top Stories
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

MTC is teaming with a variety of innovative transportation services — including Carma, Scoop and, most recently,

MTC and Lyft Partnership Brings New Carpooling Resource to the Bay Area
News Release
Monday, March 14, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today that its 511 Rideshare program is partnering with

Documents

Special May 3 Traffic Advisory and Regular Advisory for Week of May 6, 2019
RSR BRIDGE - TRAFFIC ADVISORY_WEEK OF MAY 6 2019.pdf (409.79 KB)
BATA 2019-21 Toll Schedule (Adopted Dec. 2018)
BATA-2019-Toll-Schedule-Dec-2018.pdf (2 MB)
I-880 Express Lanes April 2018 Construction Notice
2018_April16_Construction_Update_Final.pdf (437.83 KB)

Media

MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser
Video
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with Waze Carpool to encourage employ

BART Pilot Program to Guarantee Parking to Scoop Carpoolers
Video
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Commuters now have a new option for securing a parking spot at BART’s Dublin/Pleasanton station.

Carma Project
Video
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Thousands of people in the Bay Area try casual carpooling every day. The riders ride essentially for free but usually chip in for bridge tolls. The driver gets to drive in the carpool lane.

Commuter Alternatives Carpooling Part 1
Video
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Casual Carpooling from San Francisco
Video
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Ferry Alternatives
Video
Friday, August 2, 2013
Commuter Alternatives AC Transit
Video
Wednesday, July 31, 2013