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Regional Agencies Begin Development of New Long-Range Plan for Bay Area
News Release
Friday, March 11, 2011

OAKLAND, CA —  Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) staff today unveiled an Initial Vision Scenario for the Sustainable Commu

East Span 4x4!
Top Stories
Friday, March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011, 2 p.m.

Assistance for Limited English Proficient Populations
Top Stories
Monday, May 3, 2010

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) revised plan to help people with limited proficiency in the English language access the agency’s essential public information and services was appro

Pedestrian/Bike Lane at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge Set to Open
Top Stories
Saturday, August 1, 2009

Be one of the very first to ride or walk across the newest bridge pedestrian/bicycle lane in the Bay Area.

MTC Engineers Regional Consensus on High-Speed and Commuter Rail Package to Benefit From Economic Stimulus Funds
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

MTC today adopted a plan for using federal economic stimulus funds to expedite the arrival of high-speed rail service to the San Francisco Bay Area while at the same time upgrading commuter rail se

K-12 Schools Workshop Attendees Agree It’s Good to be Green
Top Stories
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Abuzz with excitement and energy, participants in the “Bay Area K-12 Schools Climate Change Workshop” exchanged lessons learned on how best to turn schools “green,” share resources and reach out to

MTC Chair Scott Haggerty Salutes the Bay Trail on Its 20th Anniversary
Top Stories
Monday, June 8, 2009

Over 100 enthusiastic guests celebrated the 20th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail project at the Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center on Saturday, June 6, 2009.

Traffic Shift to New Structure on S.R. 92 at the I-880 Interchange
Top Stories
Saturday, May 16, 2009

Beginning Saturday, May 16, 2009, motorists traveling eastbound on State Route 92 from the San Mateo Bridge will experience a major traffic shift.

Bay Area Presented With Nearly $1 Billion Price Tag for Seismic Upgrades to Dumbarton and Antioch Bridges
Top Stories
Sunday, December 7, 2008

 Now that seismic upgrade work is complete or well under way on five of the Bay Area’s state-owned toll bridges, MTC’s Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is turning its attention to the remaining two:

High-Speed Rail Bond Measure Passes
Top Stories
Friday, November 28, 2008

The November 4 election brought sweeping changes across the nation, including in the realm of transportation.