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Contra Costa Transportation Authority and Project Partners Break Ground on New Southbound Express Lane on Interstate 680
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

MTC, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and Caltrans today celebrated the start of construction on a new southbound Express Lane on Interstate 680 that will stretch 11 miles from south of Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez to Rudgear Road in Walnut Creek.

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Perspective
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2017.

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Clipper
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) at its Sept. 26 meeting approved a $461 million contract with Cubic Transportation Services Inc.

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UC Station Center Play Structures
Monday, September 24, 2018

What projects, people or programs are making a real difference to solve the Bay Area’s housing and transportation problems?

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apartment contruction
Monday, September 10, 2018

New data released last week by the MTC and ABAG as part of the agencies’ Vital Signs performance-monitoring initiative show the nine-county Bay Area’s housing stock increased by only 14,900 new units in 2017.

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Steve Heminger
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) since 2001 and of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) since July 2017, today notified the Commission's Executive Committee that he will retire from both positions on February 28, 2019.

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San Francisco at night
Friday, June 22, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today kicked off an 11-week campaign to solicit big, bold and billion-dollar (or even more) ideas from individuals, companies, public agencies and nongovernmental organizations alike for improving

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Oakland
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. 

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Ford GoBike rider
Friday, June 1, 2018

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

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Sky
Friday, May 25, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Bay Area Air District are again joining together to initiate the 2018 call for projects for the Spare the Air Youth grant program.  Applications due on Monday, June 18 at 5 p.m.