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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Even though the regular session of the California Legislature adjourned for the remainder of the year in September, the Transportation Funding Special Session that created a buzz this summer technically is still ongoing, leaving the door open to possible action.

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Road maintenance
Thursday, October 15, 2015

The California Transportation Commission and Metropolitan Transportation Commission invite you to a public forum to learn more about the local, regional and state role in funding road projects and maintenance, the impacts and reasons for California’s deteriorating transportation system, proposed

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

MTC analyzes details of Governor Brown's bold new transportation funding proposal in the packet for the September 11, 2015, meeting of the Legislation and Public Affairs Committee.

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Details emerged today of a transportation funding proposal from Governor Brown aimed at shoring up the state's aging roadway system. The package reportedly calls for raising the state gas tax, instituting a per-vehicle highway user fee and tapping into cap-and trade-funding.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BART will shut down transbay train service between the East Bay and San Francisco's Embarcadero Station during the three-day Labor Day weekend, September 5-7, in order to perform critical maintenance work near the Transbay Tube.

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Governor Brown urges bipartisan support to fund road repairs at a news conference at the port of Oakland. (Photo: John Perry/Port of Oakland)
Monday, August 31, 2015

A wave of activity following Governor Brown's call for a special session of the Legislature focused on transportation funding made its way from Sacramento to the Bay Area and MTC's auditorium in August.

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Waves lap up on shore with the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Depending on the magnitude of sea level rise over the coming decades, between 3 percent to 7 percent of Bay Area residents may be vulnerable to rising tides.

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A BikeMobile team member helps a boy fix his bike.
Friday, July 17, 2015

“Bring us your tired, your rusty, your broken bicycles.” That’s the motto of MTC’s Bay Area BikeMobile program — a bike repair shop on wheels that appears at schools, libraries and festivals.

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New “Green” Bay Bridge Maintenance Complex
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Caltrans and MTC today cut the ribbon for a new, state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly LEED Gold certified Maintenance Complex that will serve the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and consolidate all the bridge’s maintenance facilities under one roof.

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Presidio Parkway
Monday, July 13, 2015

There is a year of landscaping yet to do, and some overnight restriping of lanes, but San Francisco's new and improved connector to the Golden Gate Bridge is open to traffic.