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New BART Cars
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The entire Bay Area celebrated a major milestone last month as the long-awaited first new 10-car BART train began service in the East Bay on the Richmond line.

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Bike and streetscape
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Approximately $386 million in federal funds are set to go to 180 transportation projects in 95 jurisdictions across all nine Bay Area Counties through the One Bay Area Grant 2 (OBAG 2) County Program.

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Open House
Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Have you seen any recent changes in your commute? Do you want better connections with an agency that plans for the future of our road, highway and transit networks?

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The Bay Link
Monday, January 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG are excited to announce the launch of the The Bay Link, a joint blog that will provide news, views and analysis on topics of regional interest.

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Bay Area Challenge Sites Selected
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge today announced locations for the resilience design projects to be pursued by 10 international design teams over the next five months.

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Carpoolers smiling at each other, clearly mutually attracted, but nervous to say so
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The New Year is a great time to start a new habit to save time and money by carpooling. MTC's 511 Carpool Program is offering new carpoolers a free ride or a driver bonus when carpooling with Scoop, an easy-to-use carpool app.

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GenZe bike
Monday, January 8, 2018

Motivate International, the operator of the Bay Area’s regional bike share system, announced today it will add e-Bikes to its fleet, beginning with 250 e-Bikes in San Francisco this April.

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New Poll Shows Strong Support for Housing, Traffic Relief
Friday, December 22, 2017

Update: Regional Measure 3 was passed by the BATA Oversight Committee on January 10 and will be presented to the full Commission on January 24, 2018.

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King Tide
Monday, December 18, 2017

The Bay Area Regional Collaborative (BARC) has released a new report entitled Raising the Bar on Regional Resilience, which details the Bay Area’s vulnerabilities to sea level rise and other effects of climate change, flooding, earthquakes, and other hazards. The report also provides an action plan for developing a regional response to these threats.

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The Bridge Yard building, located on the site of the future Gateway Park, at the foot of the new Bay Bridge East Span
Friday, December 15, 2017

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and East Bay Regional Park District (Park District) today signed a 10‑year lease for the historic, newly-renovated Bridge Yard Building, previously known as the Interurban Electric Railway Bridge Yard Shop (IERBYS) Building.