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Burlingame to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Monday, August 11, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of some of the latest electric cars on Saturday, August 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fremont to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Monday, August 4, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of many of the latest electric vehicles (EVs) on Saturday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Happy Birthday Bay Area Bike Share
Top Stories
Friday, August 1, 2014

August brings Bay Area Bike Share's first birthday, but you wouldn't know the system was so young.

Annual Statistics Report Looks at Transit in 2013
Top Stories
Friday, August 1, 2014

Did you know there are over 2,500 public buses on Bay Area roads? And over 420,000 daily trips taken on BART?

MTC Approves $27 Million for Suicide Barriers on Golden Gate Bridge
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Commission today approved $27 million for the construction of suicide deterrents on the Golden Gate Bridge.

San Jose to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Monday, July 21, 2014

OAKLAND, CA The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of many of the latest electric cars on Sunday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Boring Machines Emerge From Central Subway Tunnel
Top Stories
Friday, July 18, 2014

The sun was scorching at the site of the old Pagoda Palace Theater in San Francisco’s North Beach last Friday morning, but the Central Subway crews were blissfully protected.

Public Invited to Weigh in on Updated Guidelines to Countywide Transportation Plans
News Release
Friday, July 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invites the public to attend two meetings next week in Oakland to discuss and comment on updated Guidelines for Countywide Transportat

MTC High School Interns Dive Into Summer — and Transportation
Top Stories
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Their peers may spend the summer diving into swimming pools, but MTC's 42 high school interns will use theirs to dive headfirst into the Bay Area's vast and complex transportation network.

511 Launches New Real-Time Transit Tool
News Release
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

OAKLAND, CA The Bay Area’s award-winning 511 traveler information system this week introduces its latest upgrade: a free, real-time w