The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) this week named MTC Chair Scott Haggerty as its Person of the Year, recognizing the longtime Alameda County Supervisor during its 31st annual Transportation Awards presentation. Haggerty's nomination for the award was jointly sponsored by MTC and the Alameda County Transportation Commission, for which Haggerty served as Chair from 2013 to 2016. Read More
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Scott Haggerty today commended the U.S. House of Representative’s infrastructure bill — the $1.5 trillion “Moving Forward Act” (H.R. 2) — which is on the House floor for consideration this week, with voting expected as early as today or Thursday.
Through a continuing collaboration with Bay Area transit agencies, MTC video journalist Mark Jones shows how transit riders and transit operators are looking out for one another's health and safety as shelter-in-place restrictions evolve.
Apple is presenting new data that looks at how travel and transportation has been affected by COVID-19. Read More
Transportation is a familiar subject for Berkeley photographer Karl Nielsen, who frequently captures arresting images of highway and transit construction, and routinely illuminates a vibrant Bay Area on the move. Read More
We, like the slime mold ... I’m a full-time freelance photographer with a love of science and an odd obsession with slime mold, a 600 million-year-old, often overlooked, misunderstood and mischaracterized single-celled organism that undulates across rotting foliage in damp forests. For the last two years, I have wanted to create a time-lapse photo sequence of slime mold in a Petri dish as it forages, navigates obstacles and thrives despite challenges. Read More
The normally bustling Bay Bridge was virtually empty this week as a shelter in place order was issued for most of the Bay Area.
Intelligent Transport has a piece on transportation trends for the coming year.
With the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit trains now connecting to Golden Gate Ferries in Larkspur, the two transportation agencies are seeking to attract more off-peak riders.