Data Tools

MTC makes data sets and tools available to partners, researchers, residents and anyone who is interested in learning more about what is happening in the Bay Area.

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MTC and partners use data to make decisions about investments in the Bay Area’s future. Explore MTC’s data for your own research, app development and more.

511 Open Data Portal

The central location for 511’s traffic and transit data.

511 SF Bay Open Data Portal.
Bay Area Census Data

Census data provides a wealth of information that MTC uses to analyze current trends and to forecast future transportation needs.

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Bay Area Spatial Information System (BASIS)

BASIS offers key regional datasets for the public to download or access via API for analysis and modeling.

A sample graph of interconnected data.
Bay Area Vision Zero (BayVIZ) System

The Bay Area Vision Zero (BayVIZ) System is a dashboard that will improve access to safety-related data and analysis tools, with the goal of reducing traffic fatalities in the nine-county region.

Screen capture of the BayVIZ data tool.
Bridge Paths Counter Data

See how many cyclists and pedestrians use the paths on select Bay Area bridges.

A cyclist and pedestrians on the Richmond-San Rafael bicycle/pedestrian path
Monthly Transportation Statistics

Monthly vehicle traffic and public transit ridership numbers from 2019 to the present.

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Open Data Library

Members of the public, planners, developers and programmers are invited to dive into the resources of MTC’s open data and modeling libraries.

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Related Resources

Fund Management System

Explore detailed transportation project funding data.


Mapmakers transform MTC’s data into compelling illustrations of regional trends in travel, population, land use, the economy and more.

MTC/ABAG Library

Contact the MTC/ABAG librarians for help with research on transportation planning, demographics, economic trends or public policy issues.

Regional Transportation Studies

MTC studies how people travel throughout the Bay Area in order to plan for new and better ways to move around the region.

Vital Signs

MTC's interactive website that offers data, visual representations of that data and written explanations about important trends in the Bay Area.