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MTC Invites Residents to Weigh In on Changes to Express Lane Toll Policy
News Release
Monday, November 18, 2019

MTC invites Bay Area residents to learn about and comment on proposed changes to Express Lane toll policy during a public comment period from Nov. 18 to Dec.18, 2019. 

MTC Opens Window for Public Comment on Amendments to Express Lane Toll Policy
Top Stories
Friday, November 15, 2019

MTC will open its new I-880 Express Lanes in the summer of 2020. Express Lanes use tolling and technology to keep traffic moving for carpoolers, bus riders and solo drivers alike.

Bay Area Vital Signs: Freeway Congestion Hits New Record
News Release
Monday, September 18, 2017

MTC today unveiled its yearly analysis of Bay Area freeway congestion, with new data showing congestion-related delays during weekday commute periods climbed 9 percent to a record average of 3.5 minutes per commuter in 2016 from 3.2 minutes a year earlier. 

Tree Removal Marks Construction Start on Richmond-San Rafael Corridor Project
Top Stories
Monday, January 9, 2017

Construction crews are set to begin work this week on the first of a series of MTC-sponsored projects to relieve traffic congestion in the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge corridor by establishing a thir

Bay Area Freeway Patrol Joins Waze Connected Citizens Program
News Release
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

MTC has entered into a data-sharing partnership between its Service Authority for Freeways (SAFE) unit and Waze, the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app.

Fresh Data on Bay Area’s Vital Signs Show Big Jump in Freeway Congestion for 2015
News Release
Monday, October 3, 2016

MTC today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the afternoon drive on northbound U.S. 101 and eastbound Interstate 80 in San Francisco ranking as the region’s most congested location.

Fresh Data on Bay Area’s Vital Signs Include New Top 10 List for Freeway Congestion
News Release
Thursday, December 17, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the westbound morning commute along Intersta

First Freeway Congestion Report Since 2009 Reflects Bay Area's Economic Resurgence
News Release
Friday, January 9, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released its first comprehensive report on Bay Area freeway congestion since 2009, providing another concrete m

CHP Teams with Caltrans, MTC to Help Bay Area Drivers "Clear the Way"
News Release
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — The California Highway Patrol, Golden Gate Division (CHP, GGD) — in partnership with Caltrans District 4 and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) — today


680 Express Lanes Sept. 2020 Newsletter-Clean Air Vehicle Tolling Begins Oct. 2
680 Express Lanes CAV Tolling Sept 2020.pdf (403.3 KB)
I-880 Express Lanes Opening Fall 2020
I-880 Express Lanes Fall 2020 Opening Notice.pdf (461.96 KB)
I-880 Express Lanes July 2020 Construction Update
I-880 Express Lanes Construction Update July 2020.pdf (643.62 KB)
I-880 Express Lanes June 2020 Construction Update
880 Express Lanes June 2020 Construction Notice.pdf (1.04 MB)
MTC Express Lanes Quarterly Report, 4th Quarter 2019
BAIFA EL 2019 Q4 Report.pdf (9.77 MB)