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Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House This Week in San Francisco
News Release
Monday, May 15, 2017

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
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.

San Francisco Streets Face Steep Climb To Reach Pavement Quality Goal
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

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
News Release
Thursday, March 24, 2016

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
Top Stories
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

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
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

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
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

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.

777 New Units of Low-Income Housing to Be Built
News Release
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday’s action by California’s Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to 11 aff

MTC Gives Green Light to Major Bike Share Expansion
Top Stories
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bike sharing will expand tenfold in the Bay Area under a plan approved unanimously by the MTC Commission today.

Documents

MTC Exec Director's June 10, 2019 Letter to Mayors Breed and Schaaf re Transbay Transit Center Peer Review
Ltr_Mayors Breed Schaaf_McMillan_Transbay Transit Center Peer Review 6-19.pdf (2.29 MB)
MTC Exec Director's April 3, 2019 Letter to Mayors Breed and Schaaf re Transbay Transit Center Peer Review
L_Mayors Breed Schaaf_McMillan_Transbay Transit Center Peer Review_201.._.pdf (4.7 MB)
Action Plan for Affordable Housing on Public Lands--Sept 2018
Public Lands Affordable Housing ActionPlan Sept 2018.pdf (851.85 KB)
Regional Measure 3 -- SB 595 Frequently Asked Questions
Regional Measure 3 - SB 595 FAQ Oct. 2017.pdf (224.59 KB)
Regional Measure 3 -- SB 595 Frequently Asked Questions
Regional Measure 3 - SB 595 FAQ_10.10.17.docx (161.4 KB)

Media

Ford GoBike bicycles
Bay Area Bike Share Press Conference, September 9, 2016
Photo Gallery
Friday, September 9, 2016

MTC, Motivate and Ford Motor Co. on Sept.

SF Mayor Ed Lee cuts the Bay Area BIke Share ribbon alongside MTC Commissioners Amy Worth and Scott Weiner.
Bay Area Bike Share Launch
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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.