Traffic Congestion

Traffic Congestion

News and Stories

MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser
Top Stories
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Adapted from Waze's release.

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.

Governor and State Legislature Make the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program Permanent
News Release
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – After achieving strong bi-partisan support in the State Legislature the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program has been signed into law by Governor Edmund G.

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

Bay Bridge Forward to Deliver Congestion Relief to San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge corridor will soon see congestion relief with a $40 million investment from MTC through the “Bay Bridge Forward” initiative.

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

BART Plans Two Weekend Shutdowns of Transbay Service
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

BART is encouraging travelers to plan ahead and to find alternate means of transportation across the Bay during two upcoming closures of transbay train service.

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

Richmond San-Rafael Bridge Access Improvement Project Seeks Inclusion into Plan Bay Area and Transportation Improvement Program
News Release
Friday, June 19, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite Bay Area residents to comment on a proposal to add the Richmond-San Rafael B

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

Documents

Top 50 Congestion Locations, 2016 — Ordered by Rank
top_50_congestion_locations-2016.pdf (409.27 KB)
Bay Area Freeway Locations with Most Traffic Congestion-2016
top_10_congestion_locations-2016.pdf (1.57 MB)
Top 50 Congestion Locations, 2013 — Ordered by Rank
Top_50_Congestion_Locations-2013.pdf (38.9 KB)
Top 50 Congestion Locations, 2013 — Ordered by Rank
Top_50_Congestion_Locations-2013.pdf (38.9 KB)

Media

MTC Partnership Promotes Carpooling to UCSF, Kaiser
Video
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), UC San Francisco and Kaiser Permanente today announce a partnership with Waze Carpool to encourage employ

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
Photo Gallery
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: 2016 Congestion & Reliability (October 2016 Data Release)
Video
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
Video
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