News Releases

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MTC Transportation Awards winners
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — When it comes to transportation, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) wants to know: What moves you?

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Super Bowl 50 Clipper Card
Tuesday, December 29, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, has produced three new collectible limited-edition Clipper cards in honor of Super Bowl 50 taking place in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A runner jogs on a running path next to congested I-80
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 Interstate 80 from Hercules to Oakland regaining its oft-held position in 2014 as the region’s most notoriou

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Students gather with signs for a group photo at the 2014 YES Conference
Monday, December 7, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Berkeley.

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holiday wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound Yerba Buena Island Tunnel
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) crews this week completed their annual installation of a festive holiday wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound Yerba Buena Island Tunnel portal.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) was honored with an award for Outstanding Overall Achievement by the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) at the organization’s annual conference, held October 20-23, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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Potholes after rain
Thursday, November 12, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has unveiled a reengineered website for StreetSaver®, the first and leading pavement management tool for the San Francisco Bay Area.

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A rider at the Hercules Transit Center gets ready to board a bus operated by WestCAT, one of four Bay Area transit agencies that joined the Clipper program on November 1.
Thursday, October 29, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 13 Bay Area transit systems, is expanding this Sunday, Nov. 1, to four more bus services in the East Bay: County Connection, Tri Delta Transit, WestCAT and Wheels.

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"Experience Electric" Campaign Rolls Into San Jose
Monday, October 19, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Center for Sustainable Energy this month kick off a new series of public test-drive events through their “Experience Electric — #The Better Ride” campaign.

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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 roadway conditions, and about proposals to stabilize state funding for transportation system repairs