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Dave Cortese Elected Chair of Metropolitan Transportation Commission
News Release
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

OAKLAND, CASanta Clara County Board of Supervisors President Dave Cortese took over the reins of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today after the 18 voting membe

Two Big-City Bay Area Mayors on the Commission Roster
News Release
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

OAKLAND, CA MTC’s governing Commission started a new four-year term this week and welcomed three new or recently added commissioners: newly elected Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, wh

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
News Release
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (

Westbound Stretch of Interstate 80 to Get SMART
Top Stories
Thursday, January 22, 2015

Beleaguered motorists stuck on Interstate 80 between the Carquinez Bridge and the Bay Bridge, one of the busiest commutes in the Bay Area, are all too familiar with gridlock and slow-and-go traffic

Public Invited to Weigh In on Express Lane Plans for I-880 and Dumbarton, San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Approaches
News Release
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Caltrans invite the public to a pair of open houses in Hayward on Thursday, Jan.

MTC Seeks to Fill Vacancies on Advisory Body
News Release
Thursday, January 15, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission – the Bay Area’s transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency – is recruiting interested Bay Area residents t

First Freeway Congestion Report Since 2009 Reflects Bay Area's Economic Resurgence
News Release
Friday, January 9, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released its first comprehensive report on Bay Area freeway congestion since 2009, providing another concrete m

California High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Official Groundbreaking Ceremony
Top Stories
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Marking significant progress toward modernizing California’s transportation infrastructure, the California High-Speed Rail Authority yesterday brought together hundreds of supporters and government

Golden Gate Bridge & Highway 101 Closure in January 2015
Top Stories
Monday, December 22, 2014

UPDATE: Sunday, January 11, 2015, 10 p.m.

Bike Sharing: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
Top Stories
Friday, December 19, 2014

A bicycle can’t fit in a stocking, but a key to unlock a whole fleet of them sure can!