Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

Residents and project team members sitting around a table and talking
09/30/2020
At TransForm, we understand the importance of authentic community engagement that amplifies community voices — particularly in communities that are often overlooked or ignored — in decision-making...
Drawing of alarm clock with a face mask with the words Wake Up MTC
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
07/29/2020
Transit workers and riders deserve to feel and be safe. That’s also necessary if transit is going to survive and recover from the impacts of the pandemic. TransForm and the Voices for Public...
Cleaning crew on NYC bus. Flickr: MTAphotos/Andrew Cashin
TransForm headshot for the Policy Advocacy Manager, Hayley Currier
05/18/2020
This was supposed to be an uplifting year for Bay Area transit—the year we would vote for a transformative region-wide transportation funding measure. Instead, 2020 turned out to be the year of the...
Casa Arabella plan and construction, Fruitvale Transit Village
11/27/2018
By most measures, the Bay Area has the worst housing crisis in the country. For decades we have been severely under-building housing. Too much of what gets built, especially near public transit, is...
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...

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