Agencies team to make Bay Area carpooling easier
Mark Prado March 15, 2022

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Commute.org (San Mateo County), the Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA), the Solano Transportation Authority (STA), the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA), and the Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) have announced a new partnership to support customers looking to improve their commutes after two years of pandemic-induced disruption by providing seamless access to carpool and vanpool ride-matching and eligibility-based trip rewards.

Bay Area’s 511 system adds new data features to improve transit transfers
Jimmy Moore July 20, 2021
511 logo

MTC’s 511 SF Bay – the free regional traveler information system available on the Web at 511.org and by phone at 511 — this month expanded its menu of public transit information by adding a new data feature known as Pathways that delivers detailed directions for navigating rail stations and other transit hubs to all travelers, including those who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

511 traveler information service adds emergency text alerts
Mark Prado August 7, 2019

The MTC has announced the newest addition to its award-winning 511 SF Bay service with the launch of a text-based mass notification feature for travelers in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

Friday News Round-Up: YES Conference, Bay Area Preservation Pilot Fund, 511 Now Available in Cantonese and Mandarin
Chirag Rabari March 2, 2018
By Chirag Rabari

Here's a quick round-up of the latest happenings at MTC: Youth Environmental Activism Shines at 2018 YES Conference — Students from all over the Bay Area gathered for the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference on February 24, in Oakland. Take a look at some of the highlights via this video from MTC's Mark Jones and this photo gallery. MTC Pledges Millions to Preserve Affordable Housing — MTC committed $10 million to establish a new revolving loan fund known as the Bay Area Preservation Pilot Fund to help nonprofit developers finance the acquisition and preservation of

Preview of 1/12 Meetings: Legislation, Planning, and Operations Julie Teglovic January 10, 2018
By Julie Teglovic
The exterior entrance of the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco.

Three MTC and ABAG committees plan to meet this Friday, January 12, at the Bay Area Metro Center. Read more about what they are up to, download all the meeting documents, and learn how to watch the meeting live.

Honors, Awards and Deals of the Year - Oh My! 2017 in Review
Chirag Rabari December 19, 2017
By Chirag Rabari
Atrium at the Bay Area Metro Center

As the year winds to a close, it's a good time to take stock of all the things we are grateful for. Here at the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), there is an across-the-board commitment to hard work and excellence at both the staff and leadership level. We are thankful for all of the following honors and awards bestowed on us in 2017 by peers and professional organizations.