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Berkeley to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Monday, June 23, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives of the latest electric cars on Saturday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Creators of New Bay Bridge Video Series Score Emmy Award
Top Stories
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Two people on MTC’s creative team have won a prestigious Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences — (NATAS) – San Francisco/Northern California Division for their work

High School Internship Pays Off for College Student
Top Stories
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Samantha Sipin, about to begin her junior year at UC Davis, parlayed her experience in MTC’s high school internship program into a couple of plum part-time jobs as she works her way through college

Team Bike Challenge Shatters Records
Top Stories
Thursday, June 5, 2014

In a relentless competition to bike the most miles possible in order to rack up points for the team, 2014’s Team Bike Challenge shattered records as more

Regional Climate Event Explores Local Approaches to Mitigation, Adaptation
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Public, private and non-profit leaders interested in climate issues met at MTC headquarters in Oakland on Tuesday to discuss what it would take for the Bay Area to meet California’s 2050 goal of re

"Experience Electric" Initiative Brings the Lastest EV Models to the People
Top Stories
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

A steady stream of people of all ages descended on San Francisco's Marina Green on a windy Saturday in mid-May to get behind the wheels of the latest electric vehicle (EV) models.

Bay Area Sweeps State Transportation Awards
Top Stories
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Five MTC-sponsored programs and projects scooped up awards at the silver anniversary of the 2014 California Transportation Foundation ceremony.

Competition is Fierce in Team Bike Challenge
Top Stories
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Over 1,300 groups of novice and experienced cyclists have opted to extend Bike to Work Day into Bike Month by participating in the 2014 Team Bike Chall

Construction Begins on $50M State Route 160/Highway 4 Direct Connector Ramps Project
Top Stories
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Work on a much-needed connection between the Antioch Bridge and Highway 4 began this morning with a brief groundbreaking ceremony.

San Francisco to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Thursday, May 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CAThe newly launched “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer licensed drivers free test drives of a variety of electric vehicles (EVs) on Satu