Bay Area

03/27/2012
TransForm encourages the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Bay Area agencies, and the High Speed Rail Authority to move forward with the Bay Area strategy that will offer great benefits to...
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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,...
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...
Photo credit: Vinita Huang
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
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,...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
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...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
06/10/2011
This morning the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Planning Committee heard a report on five “Alternative Scenarios” that staff from MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)...
05/17/2011
Every four years our nine county Bay Area goes through a planning exercise where county transportation agencies, regional planning agencies and a Commission of elected officials prioritize how to...
04/20/2011
Try to imagine the Bay Area with 2 million more people living here.  Where will we all live, work, and recreate?  How will we get around?  A Bay Area-wide series of public...
Joël Ramos Headshot
04/11/2011
Well, that was an exciting meeting! This past Friday's MTC Planning Committee meeting wrapped up with a choice for Option 2 in the "committed projects" policy debate.  "Committed projects...
Chris Lepe Headshot
09/12/2009
The Stevens Creek corridor Bus Rapid Transit project (523) will travel between east San Jose and downtown San Jose to De Anza College in Cupertino along San Carlos Street and Stevens Creek...

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