The new Metropolitan Transportation Commission website, mtc.ca.gov, has been updated to modernize and streamline the web experience, making the content more accessible for users. Read More
Former commissioner Anne W. Halsted, a community leader who was reluctant to be known by that title but who nonetheless served from 2005 until last May as the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission's representative on MTC passed away Saturday. Read More
This is the first in an ongoing series of posts on the return to transit as MTC and the region look to a post-pandemic Bay Area. COVID-19 dealt a punishing blow to Bay Area residents and businesses that only now shows signs of easing. As the light at the end of the long pandemic tunnel appears to be growing brighter, MTC is working to get the region back on its feet for what comes next. Similar challenges face transportation agencies across the country and around the world. Read More
Napa County Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza on Wednesday assumed the helm of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission as the regional board unanimously elected him to serve as chairman for the two-year term running through February 2023. Pedroza has served as MTC’s Vice Chair for the past two years and has represented Napa County on the Commission since 2017.
MTC has released the Draft 2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). This list of more than 700 Bay Area transportation projects reflects approximately $10.3 billion in committed federal, state and local funding for the four-year period through 2024. Read More
MTC has teamed up with the Oakland Athletics, AC Transit and social service agencies to help lower-income Alameda County residents cast general election ballots on or before Election Day. Read More
MTC has created a one-stop shop on its website to provide local jurisdictions an easy way to access the various Technical Assistance programs that the agency and its partners offer.
Former MTC staff member Hank Dittmar's DIY City: The Collective Power of Small Actions, posthumously published this summer by Island Press, reinforces Dittmar's influence on the fields of transportation, urban planning and global sustainability by sounding a note of caution about grandiose design schemes and emphasizing instead the big impacts that can be made by smaller adjustments to the urban fabric Read More
Thanks to all who subscribe to The Bay Link blog! As the year comes to a close, we thought we'd present the 5 most read Bay Link blog posts of 2019. Here they are: Read More
Just weeks prior to San Francisco’s devastating earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906, the Miles Brothers affixed a hand-cranked Bell & Howell camera to the front of a cable car, and filmed its journey eastward along Market Street from 8th Street to the Ferry Building. Read More