Bay Area transit agencies today released the Riding Together: Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan to protect the health and safety of transit riders and employees, and to build confidence in public transit.
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Agencies Team Up to Roll Out Plan for Safe and Healthy Transit Operations
Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Crossings on the Rise During Pandemic
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.
Blue Ribbon Task Force to Guide Recovery Of Bay Area Transit Network in Post-Pandemic Future
MTC, ABAG Respond to Covid-19 Emergency
MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have made several important but temporary operational changes in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and the continuing public health emergency.
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.
Bay Area Transit Agencies Receive First Wave of Federal Support
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today approved the allocation of more than $780 million of federal funds to cash-strapped Bay Area transit agencies through the Coronavirus Aid, Rel
Congestion Pricing Suspended at Bay Bridge
In light of the steep drop in vehicle traffic across the Bay Area’s seven state-owned toll bridges due to state and local shelter-in-place mandates during the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today voted to suspend weekday congestion pricing.
COVID-19 Moves Up U.S. 101 Deck Replacement Project
The U.S. Highway 101 Deck Replacement project at San Francisco’s Alemany Circle will begin later this month instead of July, Caltrans announced Friday.
Emergency Protections for Tenants During COVID-19
Here we provide an overview of recently enacted emergency protections for Bay Area renters as information and potential groundwork for continuing discussions about the regional agencies’ role in responding to the Bay Area’s evolving housing challenges.
Transit, Housing Get Relief in Massive COVID-19 Assistance Package
President Trump last Friday signed into law the $2 trillion COVID-19 emergency relief package —negotiated in coordination with Speaker Pelosi — passed by Congress earlier today.
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Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan: Press Conference
Bay Area transit agencies are uniting with the common goal of providing a safe ride for the public as the region responds to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
We're still here for you.
Even during a pandemic, those who are essential workers still need to get to and from their jobs.
Social Distancing: Images of Isolation as Covid-19 Crisis Continues
Transportation is a familiar subject for Berkeley photographer Karl Nielsen, who frequently captures arresting images of highway and transit construction, and routinely illuminates a vibrant Bay Ar