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A partnership between MTC and World Institute on Disability resulted in a 2.5-year research and community engagement study known as the Transportation Resilience, Accessibility & Climate...

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Dr. Martin Wachs — a giant in the field of transportation, who authored several books, wrote hundreds of articles and taught thousands on the subject — died Sunday. He was 79. Dr. Wachs was a...

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Eleven more Bay Area transit agencies today joined the Clipper START® program, which allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20% to 50% on most transit systems...

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MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments’ Executive Board both voted this month to support Proposition 16 on the November 2020 ballot. If approved by California voters, Proposition 16 would...

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MTC and ABAG are excited to announce the launch of the The Bay Link, a joint blog that will provide news, views and analysis on topics of regional interest.

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Did you know that 45 percent of Bay Area workers in 2015 held jobs paying more than 120 percent of the regional median wage? Or that fewer than one-fifth of the region’s jobs that year were considered...

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The third annual SF Urban Film Fest rolls into town November 14-20, 2016. This year’s theme, “Creating Just Cities,” focuses on how urban planning can create equity and opportunity. MTC is a sponsor...

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Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced a bold commitment to ensure that bike sharing is accessible to all Bay Area residents.

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced new underwriting guidelines for its four-year-old Bay Area Preservation Pilot loan fund, which is designed to help nonprofit housing...

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Are you or do you know high school students interested in how the Bay Area deals with issues like environmental justice, housing and transportation equity, community health and social justice? Four...