News Releases

News Release
Friday, June 5, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today named Therese W. McMillan as its Deputy Administrator, the #2 job at FTA.

News Release
Thursday, May 28, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — With only three days left until the close of the month-long Team Bike Challenge, a half-dozen teams in the North Bay are pulling ahead of the pack and vying for the top honors in the annual Bay Area-wide competition to bicycle the most for commuting, shopping, erran

News Release
Wednesday, May 27, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — Those seeking a concrete measure of the recession’s impact on the Bay Area may need to look no further than the nearest freeway.

News Release
Wednesday, May 20, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — Optimal temperatures, fitness, the camaraderie of fellow cyclists and a desire to reduce the region’s carbon footprint brought out the highest ever number of cyclists – 204,000 – for the San Francisco Bay Area’s 15 th Bike to Work Day on May 14, 2009.

News Release
Tuesday, May 12, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — With only two days to go until Bike to Work Day, sponsors are predicting that hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents will ditch their cars and get to work on two wheels on Thursday, May 14 – the region’s 15th annual Bike to Work Day.

News Release
Friday, May 8, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today declared that the TransLink® smart card transit-fare payment program is “Revenue Ready” for the BART system.

News Release
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today adopted the Transportation 2035 Plan for the San Francisco Bay Area, which specifies how some $218 billion in anticipated federal, state and local transportation funds will be spent in the nine-county Bay Area during th

News Release
Thursday, March 26, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — High school students from throughout the Bay Area are invited to apply for summer jobs to receive paid work experience in the field of transportation through the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s High School Internship Program.

News Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — In response to downwardly revised projections of the state and local revenues available for Bay Area transportation investment from 2010 through 2035, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today reviewed recommended changes in the 

News Release
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has approved nearly $3 million in federal funding for a trio of North Bay roadway safety improvements, including $1 million to complete the financing package for the $2.5 million reconstruction of a section of McGary Road between Fair