News Releases

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

News Release
Saturday, February 28, 2009

Contact: San Francisco Mayor's Office of Communications,
415-554-6131

News Release
Friday, February 27, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has completed an innovative $194 million purchase of general obligation bonds issued by the State of California through the Proposition 1B infrastructure bond measure approved by voters in 2006.

News Release
Thursday, February 26, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — State Assembly Majority Leader Alberto Torrico today introduced Assembly Bill 744, which would authorize development of a comprehensive network of high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on Bay Area freeways, allowing solo drivers the option to bypass congestion by paying a toll to use lane

News Release
Wednesday, February 25, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty today assumed the driver’s seat on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) after his fellow commissioners unanimously elected him as chair at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

News Release
Monday, January 5, 2009

OAKLAND, CA — Pavement conditions on the Bay Area’s local streets and roads continue to earn only a “fair” grade, according to a new report released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to r

News Release
Monday, December 22, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invites residents throughout the nine-county Bay Area to review and comment on a draft long-term plan detailing policies, programs and projects to guide Bay Area transportation through 2035.

News Release
Monday, December 1, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last week agreed to commit $9 million of regional bridge toll funds to complete the financing package for a new passenger rail station to be built at the corner of Peabody and Vanden roads in northeast Fairfield.