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MTC-led Bay Area Pedestrian-Bicycle Safety Group Holds First Meeting
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The MTC-led Vision Zero Working Group this month met for the first tim

Wednesday Metro Talks: Election Debrief, Implications for an Inclusive Bay Area
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Monday, November 16, 2020

Join the Metro Talks Equity Series Wednesday, Nov. 18, at noon as expert panelists cut through the noise to examine the recent election, looking closely at the propositions and their future implications for advancing an inclusive Bay Area.

Kathleen Kane Named to Lead MTC-ABAG Legal Team
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the hiring of Kathleen Kane as General Counsel. 

Tuesday MetroTalks: Advancing Community Resilience through Equitable Public Engagement
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Thursday, July 23, 2020

At a time when Bay Area residents continue to shelter-in-place, how can we adapt to the current limitations, and how might we emerge with more inclusive strategies for equitable community engagemen

Integrated Transit-Fare System Earns Nod as Top Transformative Project
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Thursday, February 20, 2020

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments this month named the integrated transit-fare system jointly proposed by Eddy Ionescu and Jason Lee as well as by Seamless Bay Area and the San Franci

"Partnership and Persuasion": An Exit Interview With Steve Heminger
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Friday, March 1, 2019

During his last week on the job, MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger agreed to sit down with MTC’s Legislation and Public Affairs staff to reflect on his accomplishments, offer insights and speak

Scott Haggerty Elected Chair of Metropolitan Transportation Commission
News Release
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty took over the helm of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Wednesday after Commissioners unanimously elected him chair for the two-year term run

MTC Names Therese W. McMillan New Executive Director
News Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today named Therese Watkins McMillan as its new executive director. This position also serves as the top executive for the Association of Bay Area G

MTC to Work With Startups to Tackle Transportation Challenges
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Friday, January 18, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this month selected four firms to work with in an effort to collaborate on innovative technological solutions to public sector challenges.

Recruiting Bay Area High School Students: Apply Now for Paid MTC Summer Internship
News Release
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Applications now open for high school students in all 9 Bay Area counties. MTC connects interns with public transit agencies, city planning departments and public works agencies throughout the region.


MTC Committee Structure & Responsibilities
Committee_Assignments_12-2020.pdf (138.5 KB)
MTC Staff Organization (Org) Chart 08-07-2020
MTC Staff Organization Chart (302.08 KB)
Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area (Short Report) March 2020
ARTBayArea_ShortReport_Final_March2020_ADA-1.pdf (27.25 MB)
MTC Resolution 3931 -- Policy Advisory Council
RES-3931_approved.pdf (4.95 MB)


Interns from MTC's 2018 High School Internship
MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show their Skills
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Monday, August 20, 2018

MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center.

Horizon Pop-Up Outreach Meetings, March 2018
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Thursday, April 12, 2018

This March, MTC staff members visited all nine Bay Area counties to get community input for the Horizon initiati

students at the 2018 YES Conference
YES Conference 2018: Bay Area Students Celebrate Environmental Activism
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Saturday, February 24, 2018

High school students from all over the Bay Area gathered for fifth annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference on Saturday, February 24, at Laney College in Oakland.

Original East Span Pier Implosions
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Watch two marine foundations from the original Bay Bridge implode in less than 30 seconds!

MTC High School Internship 2017 Orientation
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Friday, June 23, 2017

32 students from the Bay Area’s nine counties are working at transportation agencies this summer as part of the 17th annual MTC High School Internship Program.

Farewell to the Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Former MTC Executive Director Larry Dahms, former ABAG Executive Director Revan Tranter and long-time former MTC and BART employees returned to the MetroCenter for the final Commission meeting in O