News and Stories

San Francisco to Host Forum on Future of Interstate Highways
News Release
Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway

Deficient, Congested Roadways Costing State’s Drivers Billions
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost California motorists a total of $53.6 billion statewide annually — $2,471 to $2,824 per driver in the Bay Area

TRIP Report Finds Key Bay Area Transportation Projects Needed to Support Region's Growth Face a Funding "Red" or "Yellow" Light
News Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Six of the 20 transportation improvements identified by TRIP as being the most needed in the San Francisco Bay area have received a red light because they are unfunded and 11 of the projects have e

Completed State Route 160/ Highway 4 Project Connects Commuters to Antioch Bridge
News Release
Monday, February 29, 2016

(News from the Contra Costa Transportation Authority)

Are You Concerned About the Condition of Highways, Roads and Local Streets?
Top Stories
Thursday, October 15, 2015

The California Transportation Commission and Metropolitan Transportation Commission invite you to a public forum to learn more about the local, regional and state role in funding road projects and

Attention Bay Area Drivers: Transportation Agencies Seek Your Views on Highway and Street Conditions
News Release
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) want to hear from Bay Area residents about how they view current highway and local

Funding Drought Leads to Hot Month for Transportation
Top Stories
Monday, August 31, 2015

A wave of activity following Governor Brown's call for a special session of the Legislature focused on transportation funding made its way from Sacramento to the Bay Area and MTC's auditorium in Au

Task Force Partners Introduce New App for Traffic Incident Responders
News Release
Monday, May 11, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Bay Area Incident Management Task Force (IMTF) — a multi-agency partnership that includes the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol, Fede

Caltrans Releases Plans Detailing Critical Infrastructure Funding Shortfalls Facing California’s Highway System
Top Stories
Friday, May 8, 2015

According to projections detailed in plans released today, Caltrans will need approximately $80 billion over the next ten years to address current and future needs of the state highway system—a pro

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


TRIP -- California Transportation By The Numbers 2016 Report Final
CA_Transportation_by_the_Numbers_TRIP_Report_FINAL_8-11-16 (002).pdf (157.65 KB)
Map-MTC Keeps Bay Area Highway Projects on Track
Hwy_projects_funded_MTC-BATA_bonds.pdf (1.4 MB)
Bay Area Street and Road Needs by Jurisdiction
TRIP2005localstreetroadProp42.xls (188 KB)
The Road Information Project 2005 Fact Sheet
TRIPReport2005FactSheet.doc (33.5 KB)


Signs at strategic locations warn drivers of the extended weekend road closure.
Presidio Parkway Construction Progress
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, July 7, 2015

On July 8 the PR team took the media on a tour of the largely completed Presidio Parkway, a complex of ground-level roadways, viaducts and tunnels that are replacing the Doyle Drive connection to t

Commonwealth Club Panel on Infrastructure
Monday, July 6, 2015

Once admired around the world, the US Instructure of highways, transit and city streets is now lagging far behind othe rmodern countries.