News Releases

News Release
Monday, September 3, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — The Labor Day Weekend closure of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge will end at 6 p.m. this evening, with the span reopening 11 hours ahead of schedule.

News Release
Friday, August 31, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — After being closed for seismic safety work over the Labor Day weekend, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday morning with a fresh, new look at its eastern end.

News Release
Friday, August 31, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — Transit ridership climbed above normal levels again on Aug. 30, the second Spare the Air day of 2007. Thousands of additional passengers returned to ride transit free all day on Bay Area buses and light rail, and until 1 p.m. on BART, Caltrain, the ACE train and Bay Area ferries.

News Release
Thursday, August 30, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — Transit ridership increased throughout the Bay Area on Wednesday, Aug. 29, the first Spare the Air day of 2007. Thousands of travelers rode transit for free all day on Bay Area buses and light rail, and until 1 p.m.

News Release
Thursday, August 23, 2007

OAKLAND, CA —

News Release
Thursday, August 23, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — U.S. Rep. George Miller will be the featured speaker at public events to be held Saturday morning, Aug. 25, on each side of the Carquinez Strait to celebrate completion of the second Benicia-Martinez Bridge. The first event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

News Release
Wednesday, August 15, 2007

OAKLAND, CA —  Do you know people who want to contribute their time and talent to improve Bay Area transportation? The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is seeking applicants to fill several vacancies on its Minority Citizens Advisory Committee (MCAC).

News Release
Tuesday, August 14, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — New lane configurations and other FasTrak® improvements to the toll plaza approaches at the Dumbarton and Richmond-San Rafael bridges are set to come online this week, allowing FasTrak customers to pass more smoothly, quickly and efficiently through the entrances to these bridges.

News Release
Thursday, August 9, 2007

OAKLAND, CA — Beginning Saturday, Aug. 11, FasTrak® customers traversing the Carquinez Bridge will enjoy a faster commute as a result of the conversion of more cash/FasTrak lanes to FasTrak-only lanes at the bridge’s toll plaza in Vallejo.

News Release
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

OAKLAND, CA —

What: A series of five workshops around the Bay Area (see listing below) where participants can: