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New Report Prescribes Fresh Commitment to Interstate Highways
Top Stories
Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Committee for a Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, whose 14 members include MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger as well as former San Jose Mayor, U.S. Representative and U.S.

San Francisco to Host Forum on Future of Interstate Highways
News Release
Thursday, February 16, 2017

MTC and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, and to attend a pair of upcoming listening-and-outreach events in San Francisco.

Deficient, Congested Roadways Costing State’s Drivers Billions
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost California $53.6 billion annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a new report.

TRIP Report Finds Key Bay Area Transportation Projects Needed to Support Region's Growth Face a Funding "Red" or "Yellow" Light
News Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Six of the 20 transportation improvements identified by TRIP as being the most needed in the San Francisco Bay area have received a red light because they are unfunded.

Completed State Route 160/ Highway 4 Project Connects Commuters to Antioch Bridge
News Release
Monday, February 29, 2016

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and MTC/BATA, joined by state, regional and local officials, marked the completion of work on the much-needed $50 million connection between State Route 160.

Are You Concerned About the Condition of Highways, Roads and Local Streets?
Top Stories
Thursday, October 15, 2015

The California Transportation Commission and Metropolitan Transportation Commission invite you to a public forum to learn more about the local, regional and state role in funding road projects and

Attention Bay Area Drivers: Transportation Agencies Seek Your Views on Highway and Street Conditions
News Release
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) want to hear from Bay Area residents about how they view current highway and local

Funding Drought Leads to Hot Month for Transportation
Top Stories
Monday, August 31, 2015

A wave of activity following Governor Brown's call for a special session of the Legislature focused on transportation funding made its way from Sacramento to the Bay Area and MTC's auditorium in Au

Task Force Partners Introduce New App for Traffic Incident Responders
News Release
Monday, May 11, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Incident Management Task Force (IMTF) — a multi-agency partnership that includes the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol, Fede

Caltrans Releases Plans Detailing Critical Infrastructure Funding Shortfalls Facing California’s Highway System
Top Stories
Friday, May 8, 2015

According to projections detailed in plans released today, Caltrans will need approximately $80 billion over the next ten years to address current and future needs of the state highway system—a pro

Documents

TRIP -- California Transportation By The Numbers 2016 Report Final
CA_Transportation_by_the_Numbers_TRIP_Report_FINAL_8-11-16 (002).pdf (157.65 KB)
Map-MTC Keeps Bay Area Highway Projects on Track
Hwy_projects_funded_MTC-BATA_bonds.pdf (1.4 MB)
Bay Area Street and Road Needs by Jurisdiction
TRIP2005localstreetroadProp42.xls (188 KB)
The Road Information Project 2005 Fact Sheet
TRIPReport2005FactSheet.doc (33.5 KB)

Media

Signs at strategic locations warn drivers of the extended weekend road closure.
Presidio Parkway Construction Progress
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

On July 8 the PR team took the media on a tour of the largely completed Presidio Parkway, a complex of ground-level roadways, viaducts and tunnels that are replacing the Doyle Drive connection to t

Commonwealth Club Panel on Infrastructure
Video
Monday, July 6, 2015

Once admired around the world, the US Instructure of highways, transit and city streets is now lagging far behind othe rmodern countries.