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The footpath in front of the new condo construction on the Grand Marina in Alameda. The condos have raised steps up to their front doors (about 1 foot high), but during a high tide with storm surges water will reach the front doors.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Rockefeller Foundation yesterday announced a $4.6 million grant to a coalition of Bay Area leaders to create the Bay Area: Resilient by Design Challenge — a competition that will engage innovators, community members, policy makers, designers, architects, developers and others from around the globe in developing creative, realistic and long-lasting infrastructure solutions for climate and seismic challenges confronting the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Starting January 23rd, commuters who carpool to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station with the Scoop app will be guaranteed parking until 10 a.m.

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San Francisco skyline at night, as viewed from Potrero Hill
Thursday, January 19, 2017

MTC today updated nine performance indicators on the San Francisco Bay Area economy. The latest Vital Signs release underscores robust economic conditions in the region, with economic output reaching a new record of over $722 billion in 2015.

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Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Monday, January 9, 2017

Construction crews are set to begin work this week on the first of a series of MTC-sponsored projects to relieve traffic congestion in the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge corridor by establishing a third eastbound lane on Interstate 580 from the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard on-ramp in Marin County to t

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

It’s full speed ahead for the Golden Gate Bridge suicide deterrent project, thanks to an infusion of $40 million approved by MTC today.

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Spare the Air
Monday, December 19, 2016

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued. The Winter Spare the Air program notifies residents when particulate matter levels are anticipated to be unhealthy.

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Tail lights streak red as vehicles enter the entrance of westbound Yerba Buena tunnel with the holiday wreath hung above.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Keeping with a great tradition started nearly eighty years ago, Caltrans and Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) workers again this year have hung a wreath above the Bay Bridge’s westbound entrance to the Yerba Buena Tunnel to mark the holiday season.

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Oakland
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Plan Bay Area 2040 marked a major milestone with the approval of the Final Preferred Scenario by MTC and ABAG. The Preferred Scenario provides a roadmap for accommodating household and employment growth in the region by 2040 and includes a regional transportation investment strategy.

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Freeway Service Patrol drivers Moises Reyes (left) and Darryl Poe, and Waste Management of Alameda County driver David Garcia each received a resolution of appreciation from MTC Chair Dave Cortese
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

MTC today adopted a resolution of appreciation for Freeway Service Patrol tow truck drivers Darryl Poe and Moises Reyes, and for Waste Management of Alameda County driver David Garcia, who teamed to save the life of a young motorist who was injured in an accident along I-880.

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