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Clipper® Launches on iPhone and Apple Watch, Debuts New Mobile App
Thursday, April 15, 2021

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today launched the Clipper regional transit-fare payment card on iPhone and Apple Watch, and also released a mobile app for easier management of Clipper cards.

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Bike to Wherever Days
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Bicycling has never been more popular across the region and May brings the return of Bike Month and the Bay Area’s “Bike to Wherever Days” (BTWD) as an alternative to the annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day event.

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BAHFA
Thursday, February 25, 2021

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today issued a detailed new report, entitled Momentum for Lasting Solutions, to serve as a roadmap for pri

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Alfredo Pedroza
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Napa County Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza today assumed the helm of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission as the regional board unanimously elected him to serve as Chair for the two-year term running through February 2023.

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Clipper Card and Clipper Start logo
Monday, January 25, 2021

Eleven more Bay Area transit agencies today joined the Clipper START® program, which allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20% to 50% on most transit systems around the region

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Toll plaza
Monday, December 28, 2020

The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today announced that the start of 2021 also will herald the launch of a new all-electronic toll collection system at the Antioch, Benicia-Martinez, Carquinez, Dumbarton, Richmond-San Rafael, San Francisco-Oakland Bay and San Mateo-Hayward bridges.

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Pothole
Thursday, November 19, 2020

Overall pavement conditions on the Bay Area’s more than 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads landed once again in fair territory last year, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon.

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Kathleen Kane
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the hiring of Kathleen Kane as General Counsel. 

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Express Lane
Monday, September 14, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced that the Interstate 880 Express Lanes in Alameda County will begin operations at 5 a.m. on Friday, Oct.

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Express Lane
Thursday, August 20, 2020

Work crews will begin installing the final Express Lanes signs along Interstate 880 in Alameda County as MTC and Caltrans gear up for the October opening of new Express Lanes between Oakland and the Santa Clara County line.