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Governor and State Legislature Make the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Permanent
News Release
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

After achieving strong bi-partisan support in the State Legislature the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program has been signed into law by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.

Governor Brown Signs Historic Climate Change Legislation
Top Stories
Friday, September 9, 2016

Ten years after California adopted the toughest greenhouse gas emission reduction goals in the nation, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday strengthened that commitment, signing Senate Bill 32.

Impact of Sea Level Rise Headlines Bay Area Environment Data on Interactive Website
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Depending on the magnitude of sea level rise over the coming decades, between 3 percent to 7 percent of Bay Area residents may be vulnerable to rising tides.

Experience Electric Campaign Creates EV Buzz, Wins Awards
Top Stories
Thursday, July 9, 2015

"Feel the power!" That slogan captured the concept behind MTC’s innovative Experience Electric campaign, which was recently honored in two separate award programs.

Two Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for San Francisco and Marin Counties
News Release
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

MTC and ABAG invite the public to open houses in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 13, and in San Rafael on Thursday, May 28, to learn about an update to the region's long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area.

Celebrate National Bike Month by Biking to Work on May 14
News Release
Monday, May 4, 2015

OAKLAND, CAWhat better way to participate in National Bike Month in May than by getting on a bicycle and pedaling as part of the 21st annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day on Thursda

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses This Week in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties
News Release
Monday, May 4, 2015

MTC and ABAG invite the public to attend any of five open houses to be held this Wednesday and Thursday in San Jose, San Mateo, Napa, Fairfield and Santa Rosa to learn about Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
News Release
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

MTC and ABAG invite the public to a pair of open houses in Pleasanton and in Walnut Creek on Wednesday, Apr. 29, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.

Bay Area Open Houses Scheduled for Plan Bay Area 2040 Regional Transportation and Housing Plan
News Release
Monday, April 13, 2015

A series of public open houses for Bay Area residents to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.

Bay Area’s Bike to Work Day Turns 21 on May 14
News Release
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

OAKLAND, CAHow did you celebrate turning 21? Visions of parties, toasts and more coming to mind?

Documents

Climate Initiatives Program Evaluation Report 2015
CIP Evaluation Summary Report_7-13-15_FINAL.pdf (2.02 MB)
Source Inventory of Bay Area Greenhouse Gas Emissions : Base Year 2007
Bay_Area_Greenhouse_Gas_Emissions_2-10.pdf (553.82 KB)
Climate Initiatives Program : Competitive Grants Guidelines
BA_climate_initiatives_grant_guide.pdf (1.89 MB)
MTC Resolution No. 3970
7a_Res-3970_Revised_7-28-10.pdf (57.25 KB)