Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

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Advocates and Urban Habitat filed suit against the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) over the agency's outdated Countywide Transportation Plan (CTP)...
Jeff Hobson head shot
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...
Plan Bay Area
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
11/14/2013
It’s been several months since the adoption of Plan Bay Area, but our work is far from over. Implementation is where the rubber hits the road, so TransForm is keeping a vigilant watch on MTC’s...
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
05/17/2013
Yesterday was the final day of public comment on the draft Plan Bay Area. Along with our allies and supporters, TransForm made sure that our regional agencies received plenty of input for...
Jeff Hobson head shot
03/28/2013
MTC’s newly released Plan Bay Area includes a proposal to significantly expand the Bay Area’s Express Lane Network. This plan will collectively charge drivers billions of dollars in tolls, and...
Bay Area from above
Clarrissa Cabansagan Headshot
06/22/2012
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) began their work on a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Plan Bay Area. The EIR will...
Bicyclist in SF
Jeff Hobson head shot
05/25/2012
On May 17, we won a victory for climate emissions reductions when MTC/ABAG dedicated $226 million to the Climate Innovative Grants program as they adopted their proposed transportation investment and...

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