A gritty section of downtown Oakland is being transformed into a green oasis by a San Francisco Estuary Partnership project aimed at reducing the amount of polluted water draining into San Francisc
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From Unclean to Green, Downtown Oakland Project Protects Bay from Polluted Runoff
New Bus/Carpool Lane Opens On West Grand Avenue Approach to Bay Bridge
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Caltrans and the City of Oakland early this morning completed work on the addition of a dedicated bus and carpool lane to the West Grand Avenue app
Ford GoBike Brings Bike Share to the East Bay for the First Time
Today officials from Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville were joined by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, global bike share leader Motivate, Ford Motor Company and community members to celeb
East Bay Bike Share Takes Shape
Today Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced the proposed locations for the first set of bike share stations in the East Bay, a major milestone toward bringing bike
Regional Planning Pioneers Revisit the MetroCenter for the Last Time
Named after the first chair of MTC and the former president of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), the Joseph P.
BART Plans Two Weekend Shutdowns of Transbay Service
BART is encouraging travelers to plan ahead and to find alternate means of transportation across the Bay during two upcoming closures of transbay train service.
777 New Units of Low-Income Housing to Be Built
OAKLAND, CA — Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday’s action by California’s Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to 11 aff
2015 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Tops Participation Record
OAKLAND, CA — However you measure Team Bike Challenge’s impact — whether it’s the number of people who participated, the amount of green miles cycled, the pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the
Oakland Trumps San Jose in Mayors’ Bike-Off Challenge
The results are in from the Oakland-San Jose Mayors’ Bike-Off Challenge, an offshoot of Bike to Work Month in May.
Warriors Pride Sweeps Across Oakland — and MTC
June 20, 2015 Update: The Warriors celebration in Oakland helped to drive BART ridership to its second highest level ever.
MTC Exec Director's June 10, 2019 Letter to Mayors Breed and Schaaf re Transbay Transit Center Peer Review
MTC Exec Director's April 3, 2019 Letter to Mayors Breed and Schaaf re Transbay Transit Center Peer Review
Central and East Oakland Community-Based Transportation Plan (2007)
PDA Technical Assistance Projects-Oakland-Temescal Parking Policies and Management Plan (2013)
PDA Technical Assistance Projects-Oakland-Residential Parking Survey (2013)
Fans BART Their Way to Warriors Celebration
The red-hot Golden State Warriors celebrated their 3rd NBA Championship in four years with another mammoth crowd in downtown Oakland.
Bay Area Bike Share Press Conference, September 9, 2016
MTC, Motivate and Ford Motor Co. on Sept.
BART to OAK System Goes Live
BART to OAK Opening Celebration
As of Saturday, November 22, 2014, riders can board one of four three-car automated people movers at either the Coliseum Station or the Oakland International Airport Station and take the eight-minu
BART to OAK
Traveling to Oakland International Airport? This step by step video will help you navigate from Coliseum Station to the airport.
Lake Merritt Makeover
It was a 12-lane expressway not long ago; now, the southern shore of Lake Merritt is the perfect place for a picnic or a stroll.