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A partnership between MTC and World Institute on Disability resulted in a 2.5-year research and community engagement study known as the Transportation Resilience, Accessibility & Climate...

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MTC’s Programming and Allocations Committee today approved a three-point set of principles to guide the distribution to Bay Area transit agencies in the coming months of nearly $1.7 billion in federal...

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Dr. Martin Wachs — a giant in the field of transportation, who authored several books, wrote hundreds of articles and taught thousands on the subject — died Sunday. He was 79. Dr. Wachs was a...

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released a framework for creation of a 30-member Blue Ribbon Transit Recovery Task Force to guide the future of the Bay Area’s public...

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today approved the allocation of more than $780 million of federal funds to cash-strapped Bay Area transit agencies through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief...

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President Trump last Friday signed into law the $2 trillion COVID-19 emergency relief package —negotiated in coordination with Speaker Pelosi — passed by Congress earlier today. The deal includes $25...

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The Peer Review Panel convened in 2018 by MTC to review activities undertaken in response to the fracturing of two steel girders at the Salesforce Transbay Transit Center announced on June 10, 2019...

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The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) and the city of Richmond today are breaking ground on the Richmond Ferry Terminal. The facility is located at the southern...

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The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) District will begin full passenger train service this Friday, August 25, 2017, thanks to the Federal Railroad Administration's decision last week to give the...

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Bay Area transit agencies remind residents that just one week remains to weigh in on suggested improvements to the region’s Clipper® transit fare...