Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

comparison of road space to move people in cars v. bus
10/20/2016
Our transportation system is stuck in 70 year-old thinking.  We need innovation to win on climate and equity while solving our traffic mess. California is a global climate leader with a focus...
Image: an elderly woman boards Muni. Photo: Marta Lindsey
10/03/2016
Even with all of latest emerging mobility options, the most affordable, environmentally friendly, and healthiest options remain riding public transportation, walking, and biking. Those options also...
Traffic along Highway 101 can move faster with Optimized HOT lanes. Flickr: Garrett
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
07/30/2015
Moving more people with less traffic – it sounds almost too good to be true.  But for the past few years TransForm has been convinced that it’s possible to reduce congestion on the Bay Area’s...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
05/04/2015
Cars on the Bay Bridge may move at a slow crawl, but the Bay Area’s transit agencies are picking up speed on their efforts to get more people moving with less traffic. As of last week, there are two...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
04/14/2015
Time flies. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost two years since our regional agencies passed Plan Bay Area - our region’s groundbreaking effort to improve transportation, housing, and...
MTC's decision sets the stage for better regional planning.
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
10/08/2014
No matter how great the script is, the director’s vision won’t come to life if the actors don’t play their parts. That’s why it’s so important for counties to play a coordinated role in implementing...
Smoke on BART train at West Oakland, photo by Paul Britton
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/08/2014
Wheels falling off trains, cars filling with smoke, derailments – it seems like almost every week, BART riders suffer from a service shutdown caused by one maintenance crisis or another. To anyone...
Photo: Alameda County Transportation Commission
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
06/30/2014
Earlier this year, Public Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...
05/21/2014
San Mateo County officials agree! Testing innovative approaches to reduce traffic on Highway 101 is a necessity – especially since the gridlocked corridor offers passage between two massive...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
02/28/2014
Gridlock traffic in San Mateo County is a problem that won’t just solve itself. But hope for an escape from congestion is on the horizon. At their February 13 monthly meeting, several board...

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