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Ellen Tauscher
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Ellen Tauscher, a former seven-term member of Congress from Contra Costa County and champion of Bay Area transportation projects who served in the Obama administration, died Monday at Stanford University's Medical Center. She was 67.

She had battled pneumonia since January. 

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Hands held together in the foreground, holding soil and a sprouted plant
Friday, April 26, 2019

Winners of the “Art on the Horizon: Youth Confronting Climate Change” contest sponsored by MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments were announced this week at the Y-Plan Policy Summit at UC Berkeley.

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Monday, April 22, 2019

Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the first of a weekly series of updates on the work underway to replace 31 joints on the westbound upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

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Robert Schroder
Monday, April 8, 2019

Former Metropolitan Transportation Commission Chairman Robert "Bob" Schroder died March 29. He was 90.

Mr. Schroder represented Contra Costa County on MTC from 1978 through 1993, serving as chairman from 1985 to 1987.

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The show features mega-sized prints, including this one of Rat Rock Island.
Friday, March 8, 2019

It has been 30 years since the San Francisco Bay Trail began to take shape, and sponsors of the grand vision of a trail ringing the entire 500-mile perimeter of the San Francisco Bay  are celebrating that anniversary with a photo show.

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Friday, March 1, 2019

During his last week on the job, MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger agreed to sit down with MTC’s Legislation and Public Affairs staff to reflect on his accomplishments, offer insights and speak to the future of regionalism. Following is an edited interview.

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Senior Affordable Housing Project
Friday, February 1, 2019

First Community Housing broke ground today on a 64-unit, MTC-backed affordable senior housing project near the Fruitdale VTA light-rail station in San Jose.

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AC Transit bus
Friday, January 18, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this month selected four firms to work with in an effort to collaborate on innovative technological solutions to public sector challenges.

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Priority Conservation Area
Friday, January 18, 2019

With an eye toward boosting natural landscapes, green urban areas and regional recreation, MTC this month issued a call for projects, encouraging Bay Area cities, counties, and parks and open space districts in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to compete fo

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Richmond Ferry
Friday, January 11, 2019

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and city of Richmond marked the launch of Richmond ferry service to San Francisco and the opening of the Richmond Ferry Terminal on January 10, 2019, with a ribbon cutting even