Horizon

Inside the Waymo world of self-driving vehicles
Transportation
Jimmy Moore July 14, 2021
waymo car on the street

Waymo autonomous vehicles are ubiquitous on the streets of San Francisco as the technology is tested with an eye toward the future of transportation.

Events

Horizon workshops reach out to public

By Mark Prado
Horizon workshop San Jose

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) planners are inviting members of the public to share their visions for the future and their policy priorities for the Bay Area at a series of public workshops. Read More

Meetings

Preview of 7/13 Meetings: MTC Standing Committees – “Diesel Free by ‘33” Initiative, 3 Pieces of State Legislation

By Julie Teglovic
The interior of the board meeting room at the Bay Area Metro Center.

Three MTC standing committee meetings are scheduled for Friday, July 13 starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Bay Area Metro Center. Here are links to the full agendas and meeting packets: Planning Committee Operations Committee Legislation Committee Read on for the highlights; tune in live to the meetings on Friday from our Live Webcasts page; and bookmark the main Meetings page to keep up with all MTC meetings. Read More

Projects

Call for Ideas: Transformative Transportation Projects for the Bay Area’s Future

By Staff
Horizon Call for Transformative Projects

Do you daydream of new ways to cross over or under the San Francisco Bay? Close your eyes and see a fleet of flying cars, carrying commuters to work each day? This could be your time to shine. MTC and ABAG are looking for your biggest, brightest, billion dollar (or more!) ideas for redefining the way we travel in and around the Bay Area. This month, the agencies are jointly issuing an open Request for Transformative Projects – transportation project ideas that have the potential to revolutionize how we move around the region. Transformative Projects should provide new and creative solutions Read More

Meetings

Preview of 6/13 MTC Committee Meetings: Funding for Transportation, FY 2018-19 Agency Budget, Disadvantaged and Small Businesses, Horizon Updates and More

By Julie Teglovic
The interior of the board meeting room at the Bay Area Metro Center.

Update: Video recordings of these meetings (excluding MTC Policy Advisory Council Equity and Access Subcommittee) are now available. BATA Oversight Committee: Video Recording MTC Programming and Allocations Committee: Video Recording MTC Administration Committee: Video Recording MTC Policy Advisory Council: Video Recording The Bay Area Toll Oversight Committee, two of MTC’s standing committees and the MTC Policy Advisory Council will meet starting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at the Bay Area Metro Center. Highlights include review of BATA's FY 2018-19 Toll Bridge Operating and Capital Read More

Meetings

Preview of 6/8 MTC Standing Committee Meetings: Autonomous Vehicles, Primary Election Results, and Much More

By Julie Teglovic
The exterior entrance of the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco.

Update: Video recordings of these meetings are now available. 6/9 MTC Planning Committee: Video Recording 6/9 MTC Operations Committee: Video Recording 6/9 MTC Legislation Committee: Video Recording Three of MTC’s standing committees will meet starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 8, at the Bay Area Metro Center. Highlights include a preview of a new report on autonomous vehicles, proposed action on two pieces of housing-related state legislation, updates on this week’s state primary election, and federal legislation and funding updates. Read on for links to everything, and tune in live to the Read More