News Releases

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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.

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Traffic
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bay Area highway, transit and goods-movement projects today earned more than $660 million in new funding as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) finalized its first awards through a trio of competitive statewide programs established by the Senate Bill 1 transportation investment package

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Bike to Work Day
Monday, May 14, 2018

The 24th annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) traversed the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area on Thursday, May 10.

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North Bay fire
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved 26 grants totaling $7.3 million to support local plans for higher-density development, including an $800,000 grant to update the existing development plan surrounding the SMART station in downtown Santa Rosa.

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MTC staffers model this year's Bike to Work Day T-Shirt, at the Ford GoBike Station adjacent to MTC's offices at the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Join the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest bicycling celebration — Bike to Work Day — on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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Bike to Work Day
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 1 was the start of the Bay Area Bike Challenge! Running through May 31, National Bike Month, the Challenge is designed to get bike riders of all abilities to pedal to work, school, errands or anywhere they need to go over the course of the month.

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Bike Commuters of the Year
Thursday, April 26, 2018

This week Bay Area Bike to Work Day (BTWD) organizers named the winners of the 2018 Bike Commuter of the Year awards.

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Public Participation
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released its Draft 2018 Public Participation Plan for a 45-day public comment period on March 23, 2018 and is inviting public review and comments. The Draft Public Participation Plan is also available in Spanish and Chinese.

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Friday, April 20, 2018

Caltrans today will open a long-awaited third eastbound lane on Interstate 580 to accommodate peak period traffic from San Rafael to Richmond.

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An Alexa unit sits on a shelf with a flower pot and a cactus in front of a green background with the words "Alexa, open 511" beside it.
Monday, April 16, 2018

MTC this month added a new feature to the Bay Area’s 511 traveler information system by integrating two of the most popular 511 features — traffic conditions and real-time transit departure times — with Amazon’s virtual personal assistant, Alexa.