Bay Area


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

MTC’s 511 SF Bay – the free regional traveler information system available on the Web at 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


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

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


Earthquake event Thursday, ABAG has tools to help

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With the annual Shake Out event coming up Thursday, the Association of Bay Area Governments wants to help you prepare for an earthquake. An online tool from ABAG is available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor. Read More