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"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 Invites Startups to Help Pursue Efficiency and Connectivity for the Region
News Release
Monday, October 29, 2018

Startups, innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to apply to become a “Startup in Residence” with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show Their Skills
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program with a showcase on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center. The students worked in agencies across the Bay Area’s nine counties this summer.

MTC-ABAG Executive Director Steve Heminger Announces Retirement
News Release
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) since 2001 and of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) since July 2017, today notified the Commissio

What Does the Future Hold for the Bay Area?
News Release
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments have released a new online survey, available in English, Spanish and Chinese, for the public to weigh in on what they want the future of the Bay Area to look like.

Help Us Plan for the Future of the Bay Area!
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Friday, March 2, 2018

What should the San Francisco Bay Area of the future look like? MTC and ABAG want to hear from Bay Area residents as the two partner agencies develop a blueprint for how our region lives, works and plays in the decades ahead. 


Jimmy Stracner Bio
Stracner-bio_2019.pdf (54.77 KB)
Autonomous Vehicles: Perspective Paper
2018-06-25_Autonomous_Vehicles_Perspective_Paper.pdf (28.13 MB)
SR 37 Transportation and Sea Level Rise Corridor Improvement Plan
SR-37-Corridor-Plan-with-appendix.pdf (13.83 MB)
Summary of Significant Housing Bills Passed by Legislature in 2017
ABAG_MTCHousing-Bills-Summaries_Handout.pdf (173.14 KB)


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