News Releases

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A photo of the 511 logo and a business telephone.
Thursday, February 22, 2018

The latest expansion of the toll-free 511 traveler information service allows Cantonese- and Mandarin-speaking drivers, carpoolers, and transit riders to access key services to help them on their commutes and other journeys throughout the nine-county Bay Area.

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Hands raised in the air.
Monday, February 5, 2018

MTC has released an online survey to get input from the public, partner agencies and others as the Commission prepares its next Public Participation Plan (PPP). The survey is available now through Feb. 23.

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Friday, February 2, 2018

In preparation for the opening of a third eastbound traffic lane on Interstate 580 between San Rafael and Richmond, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) affiliate and Caltrans next week will begin a new round of testing on the newly-installed overhead messag

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Bay Bridge East Span
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) affiliate today approved a resolution to place on the June 5 ballot in all nine Bay Area counties a sweeping $4.45 billion package of congestion relief projects known as Regional Measure 3.

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U.S. 101
Monday, January 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG today released proposed draft amendments to the long-range regional transportation and land use plan known as Plan Bay Area 2040 and to the 2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

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GoBike riders near the Golden Gate Bridge exchange pleasantries
Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Ford GoBike program surpassed a key milestone in late December, with more than 500,000 rides taken since launch in June 2017.

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King tide
Thursday, December 14, 2017

BARC is accepting public comments on the draft report until January 15, 2018.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has been selected to participate in the successful Startup in Residence (STIR) program, which connects government agencies with startups to develop innovative technology solutions for civic challenges.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Governor Brown’s action today to sign into law Senate Bill 595 clears the way for Bay Area voters to decide – potentially as early as next June – on Regional Measure 3 (RM 3).

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

As the Bay Area economy returned solidly to the black from 2010 to 2015, data show the region also turned greener, with total greenhouse gas emissions holding steady during this period and per-capita emissions falling by 6 percent.