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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.

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MTC staffers model this year's Bike to Work Day T-Shirt, at the Ford GoBike Station adjacent to MTC's offices at the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Join the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest bicycling celebration — Bike to Work Day — on Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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Bike to Work Day
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 1 was the start of the Bay Area Bike Challenge! Running through May 31, National Bike Month, the Challenge is designed to get bike riders of all abilities to pedal to work, school, errands or anywhere they need to go over the course of the month.

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Bike Commuters of the Year
Thursday, April 26, 2018

This week Bay Area Bike to Work Day (BTWD) organizers named the winners of the 2018 Bike Commuter of the Year awards.

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Public Participation
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released its Draft 2018 Public Participation Plan for a 45-day public comment period on March 23, 2018 and is inviting public review and comments. The Draft Public Participation Plan is also available in Spanish and Chinese.

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Friday, April 20, 2018

Caltrans today will open a long-awaited third eastbound lane on Interstate 580 to accommodate peak period traffic from San Rafael to Richmond.

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An Alexa unit sits on a shelf with a flower pot and a cactus in front of a green background with the words "Alexa, open 511" beside it.
Monday, April 16, 2018

MTC this month added a new feature to the Bay Area’s 511 traveler information system by integrating two of the most popular 511 features — traffic conditions and real-time transit departure times — with Amazon’s virtual personal assistant, Alexa.

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Bike to Work Day
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Over 100,000 new and seasoned bicycle commuters are expected to pedal to work on Thursday, May 10, as part of the 24th annual Bay Area Bike to Work Day.

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Public meeting
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

How can we get more people involved in prioritizing transportation policies and investments? MTC is inviting public review and comments on its Draft 2018 Public Participation Plan.

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Fog surrounds San Francisco, where only downtown skyscrapers and the Sutro Tower are visible.
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments have released a new online survey, available in English, Spanish and Chinese, for the public to weigh in on what they want the future of the Bay Area to look like.