Berkeley photographer Karl Nielsen trains his lens on a region transformed by the Covid-19 emergency and orders to eliminate unnecessary travel.
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Social Distancing: Photographer Focuses on Uneasy Living
New Report Takes Deep Dive into Rising Seas
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) today issued a pioneering analysis of the myriad impacts rising sea level will have on Bay Area communities, illuminating where
Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House This Week in San Francisco
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to an open house in San Francisco (Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conferenc
Three Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for Solano, Sonoma and San Francisco Counties
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.
San Francisco Streets Face Steep Climb To Reach Pavement Quality Goal
The streets of San Francisco may be smoother than those in the Bay Area’s two other major cities, but still rate no better than “fair.”
Bay Area Bike Share Expansion Milestone: First Phase of Proposed New San Francisco and San Jose Bike Share Locations Unveiled
OAKLAND, CA — Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced a new major milestone toward the expansion of bike share in the Bay Area today.
Behind the Orange Cone: The Central Subway Reveals the Beginnings of Future Stations
Starting construction in 2013, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Central Subway project has reached the halfway point on its timeline, with completion expected in 2019.
Bay Area Forum on the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program
The Strategic Growth Council recently announced awards for the first round of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, which is funded through Cap and Trade auction proceeds.
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.
Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway: After the Closure Pain, a Gain for Motorists
There is a year of landscaping yet to do, and some overnight restriping of lanes, but San Francisco's new and improved connector to the Golden Gate Bridge is open to traffic.
Portsmouth Square Community-Based Transportation Plan
Bayview Hunters Point Neighborhood Transportation Plan (2020)
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
Action Plan for Affordable Housing on Public Lands--Sept 2018
Bay Area Bike Share Press Conference, September 9, 2016
MTC, Motivate and Ford Motor Co. on Sept.
Bay Area Bike Share Launch
Cycling enthusiasts and regional leaders gathered in anticipation outside the San Francisco Caltrain station last week to watch the Bay Area’s first bike sharing initiative hit the road.