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Transportation

Bay Area’s 511 system adds new data features to improve transit transfers

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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. Read More

MTC

Friday News Round-Up: YES Conference, Bay Area Preservation Pilot Fund, 511 Now Available in Cantonese and Mandarin

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 Read More

Projects

Honors, Awards and Deals of the Year - Oh My! 2017 in Review

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. Read More