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02/28/2012
On February 22, a majority of MTC commissioners honored their prior decisions and rejected an attempt to prioritize politics over performance. As described in a previous post, MTC was considering...
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02/23/2012
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The BART Board did a good thing on Thursday, February 9th. While passing a motion to start an alternatives analysis for the Livermore project, they also took several steps to protect the overall...
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02/16/2012
We're getting close to decision time: which projects to include in or exclude from Plan Bay Area (the Regional Transportation Plan & Sustainable Communities Strategy). That's why TransForm...
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11/02/2011
Groundbreaking analysis by MTC looks at which projects will get the Bay Area towards social and environmental goals, but overstates the benefits of “congestion relief” By Stuart Cohen,...
10/30/2011
By Autumn Bernstein, Stuart Cohen, and Eliot Rose Many SB 375 watchers have opined that the law’s success will require a “marathon, not a sprint” since the inertia of existing transportation...
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10/14/2011
On September 28, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved submitting an application to the California Transportation Commission for authority to build a network of Express Lanes. The...
09/27/2011
LATE-BREAKING NEWS! Just-released independent analysis is a powerful critique of MTC Express lane application: "we find MTC’s evaluation to be an overly optimistic portrayal of project benefits...
09/06/2011
On Friday, Sept 9, the MTC Planning Committee will be asked to approve a multi-billion-dollar express lane network that fails to reach its potential to increase the quality of life for all Bay...
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07/21/2011
Transportation funds should reward cities that do the most to plan and deliver sustainable and equitable development near transit. The "Strategic Investments for a Better Bay Area" platform,...
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06/21/2011
As we reported in our last blog post, advocates and advisory committee members came out in droves to the June 10th joint meeting of the MTC Planning Committee and ABAG Administrative Committee to...

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