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Friday, March 27, 2020

President Trump this afternoon signed into law the $2 trillion COVID-19 emergency relief package —negotiated in coordination with Speaker Pelosi — passed by Congress earlier today.

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Covid-19 Crisis: A man wearing a protective suit while cycling
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Berkeley photographer Karl Nielsen trains his lens on a region transformed by the Covid-19 emergency and orders to eliminate unnecessary travel.

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Photo of SF Ferry Building plaza by Karl Nielsen
Monday, March 23, 2020

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have made several important but temporary operational changes in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and the continuing public health emergency.

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Salesforce Transit Center
Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Peer Review Panel assembled to review the cause and repair of fractured girders at the Transbay Transit Center completes their report. 

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Winners posing with Commissioners Sperring and Haggerty
Thursday, February 20, 2020

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments this month named the integrated transit-fare system jointly proposed by Eddy Ionescu and Jason Lee as well as by Seamless Bay Area and the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) as the winner of the Transformative Proj

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Napa Valley Forward
Monday, January 27, 2020

In partnership with the Napa Valley Vintners and Visit Napa Valley, MTC has launched Napa Valley Forward, an innovative commute program for Napa Valley wine and hospitality industry employees that provides incentives for carpooling and vanpooling, riding transit, and walking or bicycling.

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The sun sets in the background behind San Francisco's city skyline while cars travel westward on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge in the foreground.
Thursday, January 23, 2020

The critical issues facing the Bay Area – from transportation and housing to the economy, the environment and social equity – are probed in the new 90-plus page Futures Final Report entitled “Resilient and Equitable Strategies for the Bay Area’s Future.”

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

New routes for bicycles and pedestrians, denser housing near transit stops, and more frequent and reliable train service were the top three strategies chosen by more than 3,100 people who played the online game Mayor of Bayville last fall.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

MTC’s Operations Committee today approved a $1.7 million contract with Cubic Transportation Services, Inc.

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A tabletop sign reading "It's Your Future, Bay Area" with the Plan Bay Area 2050 logo is in the foreground while a staff member speaks with members of the public in the background.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Better public transit, more affordable housing and new routes for safe biking and walking were recurring themes raised by Bay Area residents at more than three dozen “pop-up” workshops held around the region this fall.