The 2019 California legislative cycle wrapped up over the past weekend as Governor Newsom signed and vetoed dozens of bills to meet the October 13 deadline. MTC took positions on a number of housing bills that emphasized protection of tenants, production of more housing, and preservation of existing affordable housing throughout the region. MTC ultimately supported the following eight bills, all of which have now been signed into law: Read More
Preview of 7/13 Meetings: MTC Standing Committees – “Diesel Free by ‘33” Initiative, 3 Pieces of State Legislation
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
Five meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, July 11, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Bay Area Metro Center. Here are links to the full agendas and meeting packets: Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee MTC Administration Committee MTC Programming and Allocations Committee MTC Policy Advisory Council Equity & Access Subcommittee Policy Advisory Council Read on for highlights from the agendas and info on how to tune in live.
Preview of 6/8 MTC Standing Committee Meetings: Autonomous Vehicles, Primary Election Results, and Much More
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
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission held its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 23. Highlights included the Commission offering a "Support and Seek Amendments" positionon a State Assembly bill related to BART transit-oriented development (prompting a lively debate on regional housing and local zoning control), as well as approval of a pilot program that will provide 20 percent fare discounts to low-income adults on several major Bay Area transit operators. Read on for all the Commission actions of the day, as well as links to the video recording of the meeting and all the handouts.
Three meetings are scheduled for Friday, May 11, at the Bay Area Metro Center: the MTC Operations Committee, the Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee, and the Joint MTC Legislation Committee and ABAG Legislation Committee. Read on for a summary of the major items that will be discussed and the recommended actions for the MTC Commission/ABAG Executive Board. Tune in live to the meetings on Friday from our Live Webcasts page, and bookmark the main Meetings page to read the meeting agendas and keep up with all MTC meetings. Read More
Three meetings are scheduled for this Friday, February 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Bay Area Metro Center: the Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee, the MTC Operations Committee, and the MTC Legislation Committee. Highlights include: an overview of an ambitious new joint agency project called Futures, an update of MTC’s Draft Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan, a report on MTC’s Goods Movement Investment Strategy, an update on efforts to improve traffic operations systems in the I-880 corridor, a discussion of the imminent Regional Read More
Three MTC and ABAG committees plan to meet this Friday, January 12, at the Bay Area Metro Center. Read more about what they are up to, download all the meeting documents, and learn how to watch the meeting live. Read More