The Clipper START® pilot program provides fare discounts to adults with lower incomes for single rides on 21 transit systems around the Bay Area. The program is administered by MTC in partnership with Bay Area transit agencies. Read More
The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is reminding Bay Area residents there now is a sharp reduction in the penalties associated with toll violation notices sent by the FasTrak® customer service center to customers with unpaid invoices for toll bridge crossings. Read More
The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) has announced a sharp reduction in the penalties associated with toll violation notices sent by the FasTrak® customer service center to customers with unpaid invoices for toll bridge crossings. Read More
MTC and a dozen other organizations have co-authored a set of principles for implementing open data exchange throughout the transit industry. Read More
A project aimed at stimulating equity, connection and communication between seniors, the disabled community and Bay Area transit agencies has found riders with challenges do not always have access to reliable and affordable transportation.
A San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency project assisted by MTC to improve transportation in the traditionally underserved Bayview-Hunter's Point neighborhood has been awarded the 2021 National APA award for Advancing Diversity & Social Change. Read More
With President Joe Biden putting an new emphasis on science and the environment, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it is appointing a chief science officer for the entire department for the first time in more than four decades. Read More
Dr. Martin Wachs — a giant in the field of transportation, who authored several books, wrote hundreds of articles and taught thousands on the subject — died Sunday. He was 79. Read More
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program to fund transportation projects of national and regional significance.
Eleven more Bay Area transit agencies today joined the Clipper START program, which allows lower-income adults age 19-64 to receive fare discounts ranging from 20% to 50% on most transit systems around the region. Beginning Monday, Jan. 25, riders with Clipper START cards will receive a 50% discount on SamTrans fares, and 20% discounts on AC Transit, County Connection, Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST), Napa VINE, SolTrans, Tri Delta Transit, Union City Transit, Vacaville City Coach, WestCAT and Wheels fares.