News Releases

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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?

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apartment contruction
Monday, September 10, 2018

New data released last week by the MTC and ABAG as part of the agencies’ Vital Signs performance-monitoring initiative show the nine-county Bay Area’s housing stock increased by only 14,900 new units in 2017.

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Steve Heminger
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) since 2001 and of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) since July 2017, today notified the Commission's Executive Committee that he will retire from both positions on February 28, 2019.

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San Francisco at night
Friday, June 22, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today kicked off an 11-week campaign to solicit big, bold and billion-dollar (or even more) ideas from individuals, companies, public agencies and nongovernmental organizations alike for improving

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The results are in for May’s month-long Bay Area Bike Challenge, organized by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), 511, and Kaiser Permanente, with Santa Clara County walking away with this year’s bragging rights. 

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Ford GoBike rider
Friday, June 1, 2018

Beginning June 13, North San José residents and employees will have easier access to Ford GoBike’s bike share system.

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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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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.