News Releases

News Release
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. 

News Release
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.

News Release
Monday, July 31, 2017

MTC today announced the addition of a fully-interactive Spanish language voice recognition and response system to the Bay Area’s 511 phone system.

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Illustrated cover image with people walking and bicycling and infrastructure, such as bridges and buses.
Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last night adopted Plan Bay Area 2040 and its associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

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Plan Bay Area 2040 cover
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) staff today released proposed revisions to the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for consideration by the Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)’s Executive Board.

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Bicyclists
Friday, June 9, 2017

However you think of Team Bike Challenge, riders from across the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area logged truly impressive numbers in 2017. 

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Policy Advisory Council meeting
Monday, June 5, 2017

MTC reminds Bay Area residents that the deadline for applications to join its 27-member Policy Advisory Council is fast approaching. Applications will be accepted through Monday, June 12, 2017.