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Temporary gates block entry to the Salesforce Transit Center, which has been closed since late September 2018.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Peer Review Panel convened in 2018 by MTC to review activities undertaken in response to the fracturing of two steel girders at the Salesforce Transbay Transit Center announced on June 10, 2019 that it takes no exception to a recommendation that the facility be reopened. 

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California State Capitol
Monday, June 10, 2019

The 2019 California legislative cycle is in full swing, and MTC has taken positions on a number of bills that could substantially affect the Bay Area housing landscape if passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Newsom this year.

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Bay Area Metro Awards
Thursday, June 6, 2019

The first Bay Area Metro Awards were presented on June 6, 2019, at a ceremony in Oakland recognizing 13 people, projects, organizations and local governments advancing solutions to ease the Bay Area’s housing crisis, improve the transportation system or make the nine-county region more resilient.

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The I-580/Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Eastbound Third Lane Pilot Project team stands in front of the staircase at the Sheraton Hotel in Sacramento.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) yesterday named the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Eastbound Third Lane Pilot Project as its Freeway/Expressway Project of the Year for 2018.

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New Horizon Perspective Paper: “The Future of Jobs”
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jobs, jobs, jobs.

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Therese W. McMillan
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Executive Director Therese McMillan presented the commencement address to the 2019 graduating classes of the College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley, at Zellerbach Hall.

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge with fog in the background and sapphire-blue water below.
Monday, May 13, 2019

Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority today issued the fourth 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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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.