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MTC mourns passing of long-serving Commissioner Anne Halsted

Anne Halsted converses with Marin's Steve Kinsey at the opening of MTC's headquarters in 2016.
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Noah Berger

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

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Back to transit: MTC, Bay Area look to a post-pandemic future

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Karl Nielsen

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

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New Book Adds to Former MTC Staffer's Global Legacy

Hank Dittmar
Hank Dittmar. City of Santa Monica photo.

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