News Releases

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two MTC high school interns
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Applications now open for high school students in all 9 Bay Area counties. MTC connects interns with public transit agencies, city planning departments and public works agencies throughout the region.

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Bay Bridge toll plaza
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

With six weeks to go before the start of a new year, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers that several important changes take effect Jan. 1, 2019, at the region’s seven state-owned toll bridges.

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Bay Area Travel Survey
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

How do Bay Area residents use transportation network companies like Lyft and Uber to get around? Do Uber customers also ride electric scooters? Does the rise of online shopping really mean people are making fewer trips to the store?

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Pedestrians cross the street in the crosswalk.
Monday, October 29, 2018

Startups, innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to apply to become a “Startup in Residence” with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

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Freeway Congestion
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its yearly analysis of Bay Area freeway congestion, with new data showing traffic-related delays leveling off in 2017 after four consecutive years of worsening commute times.

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San Francisco Bay Area
Monday, October 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG today announced the selection of the finalists in a public competition launched earlier this year to solicit big, bold and billion-dollar (or more) ideas for improving mobility across the nine-county Bay Area. 

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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?