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New Partnership Program Helps Big Employers SHIFT Workers’ Commute Choices
News Release
Monday, February 24, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last week launched a new program for partnering with major employers to improve peak-period traffic flows on select Bay Area freeways.

Bay Area Affordable Housing Projects Receive Boost From Cap-and-Trade Grants
Top Stories
Friday, December 18, 2015

The California Strategic Growth Council yesterday awarded $17.5 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to four affordable, transit-oriented housing projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

777 New Units of Low-Income Housing to Be Built
News Release
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday’s action by California’s Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to 11 aff

MTC Awards $44 Million in New Grants to Promote Livable Communities
News Release
Thursday, July 29, 2010

OAKLAND, CA — This week, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved 22 new capital grants totaling $44 million through its Transportation for Livable Communities (TL


Resilient By Design Competition News Release Rockefeller Foundation 2017
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PDA Planning Elements
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Transit Core Capacity Challenge Grant Program Memorandum (Nov. 2013)
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Transit Core Capacity Challenge Grant Program Presentation
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Rising Sea Level
Monday, June 5, 2017

The Rockefeller Foundation is funding a $4.6 million dollar grant to help the Bay Area pay for ten projects to deal with rising sea levels that are expected to increase by six to nine feet over the