News Releases

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Monday, December 9, 2019

The new bicycle-pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed each night this week from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow crews to perform maintenance work on the north side of the span. 

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Express Lanes
Monday, November 18, 2019

MTC invites Bay Area residents to learn about and comment on proposed changes to Express Lane toll policy during a public comment period from Nov. 18 to Dec.18, 2019. 

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People walking on a city street during the commute hours.
Monday, November 4, 2019

Startups, innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to apply to become a “Startup in Residence” (STIR) with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to develop a Bay Area transit visual information system for use by emergency managers in times of crisis.

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Paving
Monday, November 4, 2019

Bay Area cities and counties largely improved the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018.

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Plan Bay Area 2050 Pop-Up
Thursday, October 3, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite Bay Area residents to help shape the future of the region through 2050 by providing their input at a series of “Pop-Up” events.

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Rendering of planned Richmond-San Rafael Bridge bicycle-pedestrian pat
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Crews will begin work this week to install the moveable concrete barrier that will separate the two westbound traffic lanes on the upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from a new bicycle/pedestrian path expected to open later this fall.

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511 mobile phone display with 511 logo
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

MTC today announced the newest addition to its award-winning 511 SF Bay service with the launch of a text-based mass notification feature for travelers in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area: 511 Emergency Alerts.

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AC Transit bus
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today awarded a total of $9.3 million in Regional Measure 2 toll dollars to advance new commuter parking projects in Alameda County.

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San Francisco Bay Trail
Thursday, June 13, 2019

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail, the San Francisco Bay Trail Project is launching a “Share Your 30” contest to inspire Bay Area residents and visitors to get out on the trail, discover and share Bay Trail adventures, and compete to win prizes.

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Bay Area Bike Challenge
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Alameda and Santa Clara counties provided the winners for this year’s month-long Bay Area Bike Challenge, which had people pumping their pedals across the region.

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