Taking a bold step to ease the Bay Area’s persistent shortage of affordable housing, MTC last week established a $76 million grant program known as the Housing Incentive Pool.
For the first time ever, the Bay Area’s Ford GoBike network — and related bike share systems in eight other cities — will provide free rides on Election Day, Nov. 6 in an effort to increase civic participation and reduce barriers to voting.
Judis Santos, a program manager for the Lifeline Transportation Program at MTC, has been selected to be one of 40 professionals from around the country to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Leaders Program.
Caltrans today identified more than 120 highway maintenance projects around the state to be undertaken through June 2019 with new funding from the Senate Bill 1 transportation financing package approved last year by the state Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Governor Brown acted on bills for the final time on September 30, signing into law five housing-related bills that will affect housing production and zoning requirements in the Bay Area, while vetoing two seismic safety bills.
New data shows 20 percent of Ford GoBike memberships are discounted “Bike Share for All” memberships for low-income riders, among the largest share of any bike share system in the country.
Residents, city and park district staff and officials, hikers, cyclists, and even dogs gathered in mid-September along the shores of San Pablo Bay in Western Contra Costa County to celebrate two new sections of the San Francisco Bay Trail.
San Francisco will be in the international spotlight when leaders and experts from around the globe descend on the city to attend the Global Climate Action Summit (GACS), taking place September 12 – 14, 2018, at the Moscone Center.
A series of controlled implosions set for noon this Saturday, Sept. 8, will remove a pair of the original 1936 Bay Bridge East Span’s marine foundations from the San Francisco Bay shallows just west of the Oakland shoreline and mark the official end of demolition work on the old Bay Bridge.
MTC celebrated the completion of the 18th year of its summer high school internship program with a showcase on August 10, 2018, at the Bay Area Metro Center. The students worked in agencies across the Bay Area’s nine counties this summer.