Equity

MTC seeks transit planning input from senior, disabled and low-income communities
Public Participation
Mark Prado May 10, 2022
People chatting

As MTC prepares the next update to the Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan, staff members are seeking input from older adults, people with disabilities and people with low incomes in the Bay Area about the challenges they face in getting around the region.

MTC Survey seeks input on transportation gaps
Transportation
Mark Prado April 15, 2022
MTC Survey

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) wants to hear about transportation gaps faced by Bay Area residents.

MTC's affordable housing loan program expands funding options
Housing
Mark Prado April 12, 2022
San Francisco housing is among the most expensive in the nation.

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced Tuesday new underwriting guidelines for its four-year-old Bay Area Preservation Pilot loan fund, which is designed to help nonprofit housing developers and community land trusts finance the acquisition and preservation of existing multifamily properties that are affordable for lower- and moderate-income renters and located in areas with high-frequency transit service.

Deadline Extended: Bay Area high school students, be part of Summer Academy on transportation, housing equity and more
Public Participation
Mark Prado April 6, 2022
High school student

Are you or do you know high school students interested in how the Bay Area deals with issues like environmental justice, housing and transportation equity, community health and social justice? Four regional government agencies are sponsoring an online Bay Area Summer Academy to provide insights into how regional governments address these issues and how the public, including students, can help advance equity across the Bay Area.

Public Participation

Bay Area high school students: Be part of the Summer Academy on transportation, housing equity and more

Bay Area Summer Academy

Are you or do you know high school students interested in how the Bay Area deals with issues like environmental justice, housing and transportation equity, community health and social justice? Four regional government agencies are sponsoring an online Bay Area Summer Academy to provide insights into how regional governments address these issues and how the public, including students, can help advance equity across the Bay Area. Read More

African American contributions to transportation highlighted
Transportation
Mark Prado February 3, 2022
Garrett Morgan, inventor of modern traffic light.

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has produced a fascinating history of contributions to transportation made by African Americans.