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Aerial view of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge with very light traffic
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Even as the Bay Area’s recent shelter-in-place orders have been extended through May, toll bridge crossings are beginning to climb.

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Photo of SF Ferry Building plaza by Karl Nielsen
Thursday, May 7, 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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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

MTC and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District invite Bay Area teens to share personal stories about climate change through a storytelling contest open to young people age 13 to 19.

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101 Deck Replacement Project
Friday, April 10, 2020

The U.S. Highway 101 Deck Replacement project at San Francisco’s Alemany Circle will begin later this month instead of July, Caltrans announced Friday. COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders have lightened traffic, making the work less intrusive if done sooner.

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Housing
Friday, April 3, 2020

Here we provide an overview of recently enacted emergency protections for Bay Area renters as information and potential groundwork for continuing discussions about the regional agencies’ role in responding to the Bay Area’s evolving housing challenges.  

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Masked pedestrian
Monday, March 30, 2020

President Trump last Friday 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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King tide
Thursday, March 26, 2020

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) today issued a pioneering analysis of the myriad impacts rising sea level will have on Bay Area communities, illuminating where the region is most vulnerable and detailing recommendations for future planning.

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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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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