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Vital Signs Data Highlights Bay Area’s Booming Economy – with Incomes Rising and Housing Costs Increasing
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Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today updated nine performance indicators on the San Francisco Bay Area economy.

Fresh Data on Bay Area’s Vital Signs Show Big Jump in Freeway Congestion for 2015
News Release
Monday, October 3, 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the afternoon drive on northbound U.S.

Statewide Awards Recognize Bay Area Projects
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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Two projects sponsored by MTC were honored this week by the 27th Annual California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Awards Program.

Improve Your Vital Signs!
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Monday, March 28, 2016

From March 24 through April 5, MTC will be hosting an interactive survey to prioritize future improvements to the Vital Signs

Fresh Data on Bay Area’s Vital Signs Include New Top 10 List for Freeway Congestion
News Release
Thursday, December 17, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the westbound morning commute along Intersta

Impact of Sea Level Rise Headlines Bay Area Environment Data on Interactive Website
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Depending on the magnitude of sea level rise over the coming decades, between 3 percent to 7 percent of Bay Area residents may be vulnerable to rising tides.

Interactive Website Takes Pulse of the San Francisco Bay Area Economy
News Release
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week unveiled a new interactive, web-based lens for viewing the effects of the Bay Area’s booming economy on jobs, home prices, r

New Data on MTC Website Identifies Trends Affecting Bay Area Land and People
News Release
Monday, March 30, 2015

OAKLAND, CADid you know that the Bay Area outpaced every one of the other Top 10 U.S. metro areas except Houston for job growth from 2010 through 2013?

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
News Release
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca

First Freeway Congestion Report Since 2009 Reflects Bay Area's Economic Resurgence
News Release
Friday, January 9, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released its first comprehensive report on Bay Area freeway congestion since 2009, providing another concrete m

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MTC Chair Dave Cortese speaks, while MTC Commissioners Scott Haggerty, Amy Worth and Sam Liccardo look on.
Fresh Vital Signs Data Show Big Jump in Bay Area Freeway Congestion for 2015
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Monday, October 3, 2016

At a press conference on October 3, 2016, in San Jose, MTC unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the afternoon drive on northbound U.S.

Vital Signs: Land, People & Air Quality (October 2016 Data Release)
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Monday, October 3, 2016

New updates to MTC's Vital Signs performance monitoring initiative for five indicators related to the Bay Area's land & people and air quality have been released.

Vital Signs: 2016 Congestion & Reliability (October 2016 Data Release)
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Monday, October 3, 2016

MTC’s Vital Signs performance monitoring initiative just released updated data for three indicators related to transportation: time spent in congestion, miles traveled in congestion, and

Congestion Report
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Friday, December 18, 2015

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has unveiled its annual ranking of the Bay Area’s most congested freeway segments, with the westbound morning commute along Interstate 80 from Hercu

Vital Signs Environment
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Friday, August 21, 2015

This data module, titled Vital Signs: Environment, covers such topics as greenhouse gas emissions, air quality and sea-level rise as well as roadway safety issues.

Vital Signs Economy
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

The latest data release from the Vital Signs performance monhitoring initiative covers the Bay Area’s booming economy and its effects on jobs, home prices, rents, housing affordability and other as

Vital Signs Land Use
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Friday, March 27, 2015
Vital Signs Press Event
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Friday, January 9, 2015

The latest congestion report, a true reflection that more jobs means more traffic, has just been released.

Vital Signs
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Thursday, January 8, 2015