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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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meeting
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. 

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced that the carpool lanes on Interstate 680 between Walnut Creek and San Ramon will convert to Express Lanes on Monday, Oct. 9.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2016.

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Map of the Bay Area, with most congested freeways labeled.
Monday, September 18, 2017

MTC today unveiled its yearly analysis of Bay Area freeway congestion, with new data showing congestion-related delays during weekday commute periods climbed 9 percent to a record average of 3.5 minutes per commuter in 2016 from 3.2 minutes a year earlier. 

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bay Area voters will get a chance to take regional mobility issues into their own hands if Gov. Brown signs into law Senate Bill 595, which today was passed by the state Legislature.