MTC this month added a new feature to the Bay Area’s 511 traveler information system by integrating two of the most popular 511 features — traffic conditions and real-time transit departure times — with Amazon’s virtual personal assistant, Alexa.
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Bay Area’s Popular 511 Service Now Available on Amazon Alexa Devices
MTC Joins Successful ‘Startup in Residence’ Program, Seeks Innovators to Help Address Regional Challenges
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has been selected to participate in the successful Startup in Residence (STIR) program, which connects
Bay Bridge Forward to Deliver Congestion Relief to San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge corridor will soon see congestion relief with a $40 million investment from MTC through the “Bay Bridge Forward” initiative.
High-Tech Intervention Aims to Smooth I-80 Traffic Flow
Caltrans, the Alameda County Transportation Commission and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority this month will begin the sequenced introduction of a series of high-tech efforts to ease congestion, improve safety and boost travel-time reliability along Interstate 80.
Connected Car Hackathon Generates Innovative Ideas to Address Bay Area’s Transportation Challenges
OAKLAND, CA — After a weekend of coding, data analysis, and more coding, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) awarded prizes to three teams of participants in a two-day Connected Car Hackathon on April 9 and 10.
MTC Hackathon Eyes New Ideas For Meeting Regional Mobility Challenges
OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will convene a two-day Connected Car Hackathon to challenge participants to transform how we get around the Bay Area.
Task Force Partners Introduce New App for Traffic Incident Responders
OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Incident Management Task Force (IMTF) — a multi-agency partnership that includes the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol, Fede