News Releases

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Proposed Bikeshare Locations
Thursday, March 24, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced a new major milestone toward the expansion of bike share in the Bay Area today.

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People working at a hackathon
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will convene a two-day Connected Car Hackathon to challenge participants to transform how we get around the Bay Area.

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Experience Electic Ride and Drive
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Visitors to the Sonoma County Spring Home and Garden Show on Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 will be able to test drive some of the newest models of electric cars at the Sonoma County Event Center at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa.

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Monday, March 14, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today that its 511 Rideshare program is partnering with Lyft to launch a new carpooling option for Bay Area commuters.

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SR 160/HWY 4
Monday, February 29, 2016

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and MTC/BATA, joined by state, regional and local officials, marked the completion of work on the much-needed $50 million connection between State Route 160.

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Clipper® Expands to More Sonoma County Bus Service
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on 17 Bay Area transit systems, is officially expanding on Wednesday, Feb. 24, to three more bus services in Sonoma County: Petaluma Transit, Santa Rosa CityBus and Sonoma County Transit.

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Bay Area Drive Smart
Thursday, February 11, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week kicked off a new program known as Drive Smart Bay Area to help motorists save money, improve air quality and increase safety by following a few simple tips to improve driving habits and vehicle performance.

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2015 Summer Interns
Monday, February 8, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The annual High School Internship Program, sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), is now accepting applications for paid summer internships with transportation agencies throughout the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

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New BART Rail Car Rendering
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today allocated $494 million to help more than 20 Bay Area transit agencies replace or rehabilitate aging buses, ferries, rail cars, tracks and bridges; update safety, control and communications systems; install new fare-collection eq

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WestCAT JPX Route
Thursday, January 21, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Western Contra Costa Transit Authority (WestCAT) today teamed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of WestCAT’s popular Lynx express bus service connecting Hercules with San Francisco’s Transbay Terminal.