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2018 Bay Area Bike Challenge Upends All Previous Mileage Records
News Release
Thursday, June 14, 2018

The results are in for May’s month-long Bay Area Bike Challenge, organized by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), 511, and Kaiser Permanente, with Santa Clara County walking away with this year’s bragging rights. 

New Self-Locking Bikes Expand Bike Share to North San José, No Docks Needed
News Release
Friday, June 1, 2018

Beginning June 13, North San José residents and employees will have easier access to Ford GoBike’s bike share system.

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.

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

2015 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Tops Participation Record
News Release
Thursday, June 25, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — However you measure Team Bike Challenge’s impact — whether it’s the number of people who participated, the amount of green miles cycled, the pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the

Oakland Trumps San Jose in Mayors’ Bike-Off Challenge
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The results are in from the Oakland-San Jose Mayors’ Bike-Off Challenge, an offshoot of Bike to Work Month in May.

“Experience Electric” Campaign Rolls Into San Jose
Top Stories
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The electric vehicle (EV) campaign that charged through the Bay Area all summer and fall made one of its final stops in at St. James Park in San Jose on October 25, 2014.

MTC Augments Bike Share Expansion Proposal
Top Stories
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A revised staff proposal unveiled at today’s MTC Administration Committee meeting would add new features to the Bay Area Bike Share

Two Big-City Bay Area Mayors on the Commission Roster
News Release
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

OAKLAND, CA MTC’s governing Commission started a new four-year term this week and welcomed three new or recently added commissioners: newly elected Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, wh

San Jose, VivaFest to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
News Release
Friday, October 24, 2014

OAKLAND, CA Visitors to VivaFest’s Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, Oct.


Expand Your Horizon Event: Toward a Shared Future
Expand Your Horizon Event: Toward a Shared Future
Photo Gallery
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

On September 26, 2018, MTC and ABAG staff hosted an event at WeWork Valley Towers in San Jose to discuss strategies to support a future Bay Area where transportation—everything from bikes, scooters

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.