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New BART Train Cars Are Rolling into Service
Top Stories
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The entire Bay Area celebrated a major milestone last month as the long-awaited first new 10-car BART train began service in the East Bay on the Richmond line.

High-Profile CASA Initiative Tackles Region’s Housing Crisis Head On
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CASA brings together 46 leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordable housing, and protecting vulnerable populations from housing instability and displacement.

MTC Wins Transportation Planning Excellence Award for Plan Bay Area and One Bay Area Grant Program
News Release
Monday, June 5, 2017

MTC has been awarded a 2017 Transportation Planning Excellence Award from the Federal Highway Administration.

Third Eastbound Lane for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Clears Key Hurdle
News Release
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The planned addition of a third eastbound lane to Interstate 580 across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and other improvements along the nearly six-mile corridor reached a key milestone this month.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8
News Release
Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on Friday, July 8, on alternative planning scenarios fo

Three Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for Solano, Sonoma and San Francisco Counties
News Release
Friday, June 10, 2016

MTC and ABAG invite the public to open houses in Fairfield and Santa Rosa on Monday, June 13, and in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 14, to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House This Week in Napa County
News Release
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

MTC and ABAG invite the public to attend an open house to be held this Thursday, June 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Napa (Elks Lodge, 2840 Soscol Avenue) to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses This Week in San Mateo, Alameda and Marin Counties
News Release
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to attend any of three open houses to be held this week in Burlingame, Oakland and Corte Madera.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties
News Release
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

MTC and ABAG invite the public to a pair of open houses in Richmond (East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street) and in San Jose (The Tech Museum, 201 South Market Street) on Thursday, May 26.

Bay Area Residents Invited to Shape Region’s Long-Range Plan
News Release
Thursday, May 5, 2016

MTC and ABAG this spring are holding a series of nine open houses across the Bay Area, and invite residents to help craft Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and land-use strategy slated for adoption in the summer of 2017.