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Blue Ribbon Task Force to Guide Recovery Of Bay Area Transit Network in Post-Pandemic Future
News Release
Thursday, May 7, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released a framework for creation of a 30-member

Bay Area Transit Agencies Receive First Wave of Federal Support
News Release
Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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, Rel

Transit, Housing Get Relief in Massive COVID-19 Assistance Package
Top Stories
Monday, March 30, 2020

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.

Salesforce Transit Center Poised for July 1 Reopening
Top Stories
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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 that it takes no exception to a recommendation that the facility be reopened. 

WETA Breaks Ground on Richmond Ferry Terminal
Top Stories
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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

SMART Ready to Roll
Top Stories
Monday, August 21, 2017

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 system a green light.

What Does the Future Hold for Clipper®?
News Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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®

BART Celebration Marks Completion of Long Route to Warm Springs
Top Stories
Friday, March 24, 2017

Steady rain this morning failed to dampen enthusiasm among participants in a public celebration held at BART’s new Warm Springs/South Fremont station to christen the agency’s long-awaited Warm Springs Extension, which will open for service tomorrow, Saturday, March 25.

BART Service to Warm Springs to Begin in Late March
Top Stories
Monday, March 13, 2017

BART announces that the Warm Springs Extension will open for service on Saturday, March 25, 2017, with a community celebration planned for the day before; the agency also releases a stunning video capturing the art and architecture of the Warm Spring station.

MTC, Bay Area Council Release First-Ever Shuttle Census
News Release
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Public and private shuttle services around the Bay Area carried more passengers in the 2014-15 fiscal year than all but six of the region’s public transit agencies, according to the 2016 Bay Area Shuttle Census, released this month by MTC and the Bay Area Council.


Final Goals and Objectives Adopted
Final_Goals_and_Objectives_Adopted_11-16-2020.pdf (153.75 KB)
Means-Based Fare Program Framework-May 2018
MTC Resolution 4320 Regional Means-Based Transit Fare Pilot Program Framework.pdf (2.72 MB)
Map: Directions to 375 Beale
375_Beale_Transit_2018.pdf (431.1 KB)
Draft 2017 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan
MTC_Draft_Coordinated_Plan_November_2017.pdf (6.59 MB)


Transit Stories: Bay Area
Friday, October 19, 2018

SB1 dollars fix potholes and rebuild streets all over California. SB1 also contributes tens of millions of dollars to Transit Agencies. The amounts to Bay Area transit agencies are substantial.