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Express Lanes
Friday, November 15, 2019

MTC will open its new I-880 Express Lanes in the summer of 2020. Express Lanes use tolling and technology to keep traffic moving for carpoolers, bus riders and solo drivers alike. The toll system is being installed now, and testing will begin in spring 2020.

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Crossings: Perspective Paper Weighs Options for New Transbay Bridges, Tunnels
Friday, November 8, 2019

The construction of any new travel route across San Francisco Bay — whether for cars, trucks, buses, BART or other rail services  — certainly would have a transformative effect on the Bay Area, reshaping both the region’s transportation network and its broader growth pattern. 

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A bench with trees in the foregrwound while a sailboat, bridge and buildings are in the background of this illustration from the Mayor of Bayville game.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

MTC and ABAG are pleased to announce the launch of the Mayor of Bayville, the agencies' very first online game.

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Monday, November 4, 2019

San Mateo County and its 20 cities largely improved the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Burlingame, Menlo Park and Woodside registering the biggest year-over-year improvements; and Colma, Daly City and Foster City boasting some of the smoothest street

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Contra Costa County and its 19 cities and towns largely maintained the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Orinda and Moraga registering the biggest year-over-year improvements and Brentwood, Clayton, El Cerrito and San Ramon continuing to boast some of t

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Alameda County and its 14 cities largely maintained the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Berkeley and Oakland registering the biggest year-over-year improvements, and Dublin and Union City continuing to boast some of the smoothest streets in the Bay Ar

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Santa Clara County and its 15 cities largely improved the quality of the pavement on their local street and road networks in 2018, with Campbell, Cupertino and Monte Sereno registering the biggest year-over-year improvements, and Cupertino and Palo Alto boasting some of the smoothest streets in t

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California State Capitol
Thursday, October 17, 2019

The 2019 California legislative cycle wrapped up on October 13 as Governor Newsom signed and vetoed dozens of bills, many of which will impact housing throughout the Bay Area. MTC supported 8 housing-related bills that have recently been passed into law.

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Resilient by Design
Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Bay Area Regional Collaborative today earned recognition by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco with publication of a new paper authored by BARC Executive Director Allison Brooks in the bank's Community Development Innovation Review.

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The West Span of the Bay Bridge stretches from Yerba Buena Island in the foreground to San Francisco in the background as the sun rises.
Thursday, September 12, 2019

The future will be here before we know it, and Plan Bay Area 2050 is a roadmap to help the Bay Area prepare for the opportunities and challenges ahead.