The Committee for a Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, whose 14 members include MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger as well as former San Jose Mayor, U.S. Representative and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norm Mineta, today released its consensus report.
MTC and its Bay Area partners have launched several new Bay Area promotions to encourage Bay Area travelers to share the ride. “It’s the season for sharing, so share a ride and be rewarded in more ways than one,” said Barbara Laurenson, manager of MTC’s carpool program.
Just as orange poppies and trees with bursts of white blossoms herald the advent of spring in the Bay Area, the sudden appearance of orange fencing and white K-rails signals the start of improvements along the region's freeways.
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.