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Eddy and Taylor family housing in San Francisco (rendering)
Friday, December 18, 2015

The California Strategic Growth Council yesterday awarded $17.5 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to four affordable, transit-oriented housing projects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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President Barack Obama in the Oval Office
Thursday, December 17, 2015

On December 4, 2015, just a day after approval by Congress, President Obama signed H.R. 22, the FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act), establishing funding levels and federal policy for our nation’s highways and public transit systems for fiscal years (FY) 2016 through FY 2020.

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A driver inserts a credit card in a smart parking meter in SF.
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Six million dollars for six projects to reduce driving and manage the demand for parking — that is the equation approved by MTC yesterday as part of a program to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Artists are clamoring for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to express their talents with a once-in-a-lifetime medium: actual steel from the old Bay Bridge East Span.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Oakland Museum of California has announced that five artists, designers and design firms have been awarded steel from the demolition of the Eastern span of the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge for public projects in Oakland, San Francisco, Petaluma and Joshua Tree, CA.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Welcome to the modernized website for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and our offshoots, the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) and the Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (SAFE).

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Looking up at the Warm Springs BART Station Rotunda
Monday, November 23, 2015

BART’s long-anticipated extension to the South Bay is making huge progress with over 15 miles of track laid between the Fremont BART station and the future Berryessa station. Three stations are starting to take form, with one station near completion.

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Mary King, with new Bay Bridge East Span image in the background
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The MTC Commission is adjourning its monthly meeting today in honor of former MTC Commissioner Mary King, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 69.

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I-680 Express Lane construction
Friday, November 6, 2015

Construction is well under way on the first Bay Area Express Lane project to be planned, built and operated by MTC.

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SFOBB East Span demolition pier implosion
Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Extensive preparations are underway in the San Francisco Bay as Caltrans works to put the final pieces in place to implode Pier E3 of the old Bay Bridge on November 14, 2015.

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Creative Clipper card design by Kendall Howse, 2013
Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Bay Area tech community is famous for disrupting entrenched industries and services.