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Bay Area Mourns Former MTC Staffer and Global Urbanist Hank Dittmar
Top Stories
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Transportation and urban planning professionals in the Bay Area and around the globe are mourning the untimely passing of transportation expert and urbanist Hank Dittmar, who succumbed on April 3,

What Does the Future Hold for the Bay Area?
News Release
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments have released a new online survey, available in English, Spanish and Chinese, for the public to weigh in on what they want the future of the Bay Area to look like.

Help Us Plan for the Future of the Bay Area!
Top Stories
Friday, March 2, 2018

What should the San Francisco Bay Area of the future look like? MTC and ABAG want to hear from Bay Area residents as the two partner agencies develop a blueprint for how our region lives, works and plays in the decades ahead. 

MTC Invites Bay Area Residents to Shape Strategy for Expanding Public Involvement
News Release
Monday, February 5, 2018

MTC has released an online survey to get input from the public, partner agencies and others as the Commission prepares its next Public Participation Plan (PPP). The survey is available now through Feb. 23.

Regional Agencies Invite Public Comment As Planned U.S. 101 Upgrades on Peninsula Take Shape
News Release
Monday, January 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG today released proposed draft amendments to the long-range regional transportation and land use plan known as Plan Bay Area 2040 and to the 2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

Final Plan Bay Area 2040 and Environmental Impact Report Approved by Regional Agencies
News Release
Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last night adopted Plan Bay Area 2040 and its associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

Final Plan and Environmental Impact Report Released for Policymakers’ Review
News Release
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) staff today released proposed revisions to the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for consideration by the Commiss

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.

Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Released; Public Invited to Comment Online or at Open Houses
News Release
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040.

TRIP Report Finds Key Bay Area Transportation Projects Needed to Support Region's Growth Face a Funding "Red" or "Yellow" Light
News Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Six of the 20 transportation improvements identified by TRIP as being the most needed in the San Francisco Bay area have received a red light because they are unfunded.

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Horizon Pop-Up Outreach Meetings, March 2018
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Thursday, April 12, 2018

This March, MTC staff members visited all nine Bay Area counties to get community input for the Horizon initiati