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2018

The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk • Introducing the Bay Area Metro Awards • Next-Generation Clipper® Gets Green Light • Express Lane Network Expands • Housing, Earthquake Bills Among Last Signed, Vetoed by Governor • Ford GoBike Is a Model for Equitable Bike Share Access • New Horizon Paper: Toward a Shared Future • Sluggish Housing Production Tightens Bay Area’s Housing Crunch • Bay Trail Openings: Hercules and Pinole • Groundbreaking for I-680 Express Lane • Street Stories: Local Governments Battle Road Repair Backlog • Impact of Prop 6 by 2027
State Transportation Funding: Myths vs. Facts • Global Climate Action Summit Comes to SF • Open for Business: Salesforce Transit Center • MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show Their Skills • MTC’s 2018 High School Interns Show their Skills • Street Stories: Bay Area Cities Battle Road Repair Backlogs • Salesforce Transit Center: “Grand Central Station of the West” Roars to Life
Pothole Peril: MTC Commission Opposes Proposition 6 • Celebration for SF’s Salesforce Transit Center Set for August 11 • Planners Look at the Promise and Pitfalls of Self-Driving Cars • Share Your Big Ideas for Transformative Projects • Regional Measure 3 Final Election Results • MTC-ABAG Executive Director Steve Heminger Announces Retirement • Our American Infrastructure: America's Leaders in Their Own Words • Horizon: Proposed Futures
Community Celebrates Opening of BART Extension to Antioch • Regional Measure 3 Election Results • Agencies Issue Call for Transformative Projects • Keeping Sea Level Rise at Bay • Bay Area Projects Win New State Gas Tax Funds • Nearly 100,000 Ride in Bay Area Bike to Work Day 2018 • Planning Grant Supports North Bay Fire Recovery • MTC Honored at Women’s Transportation Seminar Awards • Bike Share Expands to North San José With Self-Locking Bikes
May
Celebrate Bike to Work Day (May 10) and Bike to Work Month (All May)! • Meet the Bike Commuters of the Year • Ford GoBike Adds Ebikes in San Francisco • Ford GoBike and BART Offer Free Month of Bike Sharing • Third Eastbound Lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Opens • 511 Now Available on Amazon Devices • Video: Regional Measure 3 • Photos: Ford GoBike Plus Launch • Video: Third Eastbound Lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Opens • Photos: Horizon Pop-Up Outreach Meetings • Video: Tour the Bay Trail with Doug McConnell • The High Stakes of the 2020 Census
MTC Invites Comments on Draft Public Participation Plan • Discover the Joys of Biking on May 10 • Bay Bridge Steel Morphs Into Baseball Trophy • Seeking Feedback on Congestion & Environmental Performance Targets • Follow The Bay Link Blog • Video: Transbay Transit Center’s Floor Blooms With Art • Bay Area Opportunity Zones
Subscribe to The Bay Link, the Joint Blog of MTC and ABAG • Apply Now for MTC’s Summer High School Internship Program • MTC Pledges $10 Million to Preserve Affordable Housing • 511 Phone Service Now Offered in Cantonese and Mandarin • Youth Environmental Activism Shines at 2018 YES Conference • MTC Adopts 10-Year Investment Strategy for Goods Movement • Grant Program Fuels 180 Projects Across the Region • Video: YES Conference 2018 • Video: New BART Train Cars Are Rolling into Service • Video: Metro Talks Tackles Resiliency
RM 3 Traffic Relief Measure Heads for June Ballot • Introducing The Bay Link, the MTC-ABAG Blog • In Memoriam: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee • Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Set for February 24, 2018 • E-bike Pilot to Launch in San Francisco • Ford GoBike Passes Growth Milestones • MTC Announces PDA Grant Programs • New Year Brings Carpool Incentives • Alexa Now 511-Savvy • Clipper® Saves Money on BART • New Partners for Smart Growth Conference • Resilient by Design Selects Bay Area Challenge Sites • Richmond Bridge Eastbound Congestion Relief • Median Square Footage of Housing Units in Major U.S. Metro Areas

2017

New Wave of Roadway Repairs on Tap for California • Senior/Disabled Mobility Plan Available for Public Comment • Register Now for 2018 Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference • Seeking Ideas on the Ingredients for Regional Resilience • Vital Signs Data Release: Fatalities and Injuries From Crashes on the Rise • WETA Breaks Ground on Richmond Ferry Terminal • Video: Final Implosion of the Old Bay Bridge East Span • Video: Richmond-SF Ferry Service Moves Forward • Video: Virtual Tour of the Transbay Transit Center • 2017 North Bay Wildfires: Affected Areas
ABAG and MTC Staff Join Forces • Bill Authorizes Traffic Relief Toll Measure on Ballot • Bay Area Vital Signs: Emissions Fall as Economy Soars • Annual Top 10 Congested Commutes Released • Final Plan Bay Area 2040 Released • I-680 Contra Costa Express Lanes Debut • Ford GoBike Prioritizes Equity • Governor Brown Signs Legislative Package to Address Housing Crisis • Cities Keep Pavement Deterioration at Bay • Bay Area’s 511 Phone Service Now Available in Spanish • BART-Scoop Partnership Expands to Peninsula Stations • Celebration Ushers in North Bay's SMART Train • Video: The Rise of Rincon Place • Video: Resilient by Design • Video: Old East Span Pier Implosion • Photo Gallery: MTC High School Internship Closing Forum • Photo Gallery: Transbay Transit Center: Rooftop Garden Comes Into Focus • Population Growth Variation Across U.S. Counties
May
Bay Area Bike to Work Day Is Coming May 11 • Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Scheduled Throughout May in All Nine Counties • Yerba Buena’s Vista Point Now Open to Cyclists, Pedestrians • Officials Gather to Mark Start of Construction of Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Deterrent System • Draft Environmental Impact Report for Plan Bay Area 2040 Released • What Does the Future Hold for Clipper®? • New Vital Signs Data Tracks Disparate Impacts of Bay Area’s Economic Boom • Last Old Bay Bridge Truss Removed • Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Deterrent System • Vital Signs: Equity • Map of the Month: Bay Area School Districts with Above-Average Schools and Below-Average Housing Costs • Ada's Café Now Open in The Hub at the Bay Area Metro Center • Landscapes in Transition • MTC Accepting Applications for College and High School Internship Programs • MTC Recruits for New Policy Advisory Council Term • Trulia Chief Economist Kicks Off Metro Talks Speaker Series • Upcoming Meetings & Events
MTC Applauds Passage of $52 Billion Funding Package • Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Released for Public Comment • New Leadership Team Takes MTC Reins • BART Extension to Warm Springs Opens • Clipper® Expands to Union City Transit • The Art and Architecture of BART’s New Warm Springs Station • Teens Talk Climate Change at YES Conference • Most Congested Urban Areas in the U.S. • Upcoming Meetings & Events • Bay Area Metro Center Shuttle Service • Resilient by Design’s New Virtual Home
Contest Spotlights Sea Level Rise Solutions • Vital Signs Tracks Economic Trends • Make “The Hub” Your First Stop • App Guarantees Parking Spots for Carpoolers to BART • Partnership Promotes Carpooling to SF • “OpenRoad” Celebrates the Bay Area’s Open Spaces • Metro Comparison for Rent Payments • Upcoming Meetings & Events
MTC Grant Expedites Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier • Bike Share Expanding to the East Bay • Bay Area Freeway Patrol Teams Up With Waze • Construction Starts on Richmond-San Rafael Corridor Project • MTC: Moving the Bay Area Forward • Map of the Month

2016

Plan Bay Area 2040 Final Preferred Scenario Approved • Millions Approved for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Improvement Project • Freeway Service Patrol Heroes • Clipper® Turns 10 • Ballot Measure Results • Timelapse of Bay Bridge Deconstruction • Explore the MTC-ABAG Library • Be a Presenter at the 2017 YES Conference
MTC Takes Positions on November 2016 Ballot Measures • Bike/Ped Path on Bay Bridge East Span Now Extends to Yerba Buena Island • MTC Honors Contributors to Bay Area Transportation • Fresh Data on Bay Area’s “Vital Signs” Show Big Jump in Freeway Congestion for 2015 • Transit Needs in San Francisco’s Employment Core • Environmental Program for Youths Wins Statewide Award • Motivate and MTC Announce Expanded Bike Share Equity Program
MTC Is Moving • Bike Share Expansion Plan • Housing Policy Forum • Clipper® Expands in Sonoma • New I-580 Express Lanes • S.F.'s Central Subway • New Program Helps Drivers Save • Carpooling Grows • Secrets of the Bay Trail • In Brief • On the Calendar
We’re Moving • MTC’s New Website • Clipper® Expands • Super Bowl Clipper® Cards • Vital Signs Releases Data • Express Lane Construction • Bay Bridge East Bay Span Implosion • Transportation Award Nominations • New StreetSaver® Website • In Brief • On the Calendar

2015

Vital Signs Looks at Environment • Funding Solutions • Richmond Bridge Access Improvements • Clipper® Card for Teens • Map of Region's Future • Americans With Disabilities Act Anniversary • Experience Electric Test Drives • New Exhibits • On the Calendar
Presidio Parkway • Climate Money Fuels Affordable Housing • Team Bike Challenge • Bay Bridge Steel as Art • Vital Signs Takes Pulse of the Economy • Experience Electric Creates Buzz • Openings for Citizen Advisors • Transportation Interns • Free Bike Repairs • Notable Quote • Calendar
Plan Bay Area 2040: Get Involved • Bike to Work Day Highlights • Bay Area Pavement Report Card • Standing Up 4 Transportation • Vital Signs Takes Regional Pulse • Bike Share Expands
New MTC Leadership • High School Internships • Bike Commuters of the Year • Bay Lights Fade • Reports to Congress & Legislature • Express Lane Update • Express Lane Survey
Conference: Say YES to the Environment • Recruitment: Take a Seat at the Policy Table • Vital Signs Takes the Pulse of the Bay Area • Top Ten Congestion Hot Spots Identified • Bay Lights Forever • City Carshare on the Road to Expansion • 511 Traffic Now Available in Napa County • Buses BridgeLate-Night Transit Gap • Now Showing in Marin: The Bridge Builders • Call for Artists
Vital Signs Looks at Environment • Funding Solutions • Richmond Bridge Access Improvements • Clipper® Card for Teens • Map of Region's Future • Americans With Disabilities Act Anniversary • Experience Electric Test Drives • New Exhibits • On the Calendar

2014

Take Transit to the Airport This Thanksgiving • Street Fight • Comment on the Public Participation Plan • Transportation Superstars Shine • Clipper Takes On Napa and Solano Counties • Calling All Artists • "Grand Central West" Takes Shape • Follow the BikeMobiles This Fall • Bay Area Regional Prosperity Plan