Posts Tagged "MTC"


Look for this next time you’re in a downtown San Francisco BART station. Screen grab via MTC The Metropolitan Transportation Commission recently installed new information centers including street maps, schedules, transfer info, and large LCD screens with real-time departures on sidewalls at the Civic Center, Montgomery, and Embarcadero BART stations in San Francisco. The sleek, highly-visible updated […]

Berkeley Bike Lane

With S.B. 1339 passed, are you more likely to pedal as part of your commute? Photo credit:  Carrie Cizauskas In September 2012, Governor Brown passed into law S.B. 1339 – legislation that allows the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to implement a region-wide Bay Area commuter policy benefiting employees who […]

Roger Matoba’s of Pleasant Hill was honored by MTC for operating a commuter vanpool for 29 years.  Roger proudly named his vanpool vehicle after the Japanese word Ichivan, meaning Number One.  Departing from Pleasant Hill early each morning, Roger drove over 100 varpoolers to/from work in San Francisco for nearly three decades. It is estimated […]

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and 511 Traveler Information Service just released the 2012 edition of the Getting There on Transit guide. The free publication features detailed maps of dozens of transit systems throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, highlighting more than 250 popular destinations with public transit directions to reach them. New content added in this edition: […]

For decades, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways (MTC SAFE) has provided a lifeline to Bay Area motorists by installing and maintaining a nine-county call box system. While the boxes have become a visual reminder of safety on the freeways, their use has continued to decline since the advent and popularity […]

Do you know a person, project or organization that is improving the way people get around the Bay Area each day? Nominate the person, project or organization for an MTC “Excellence in Motion” Award. Consider nominating: Innovative activities that promote more efficient use of the transportation network or transit services. Someone who has made a […]

This Week’s Headlines in Transportation and Transit Upcoming Events & Meetings Mon. 9/20 – Fri. 10/1: Free rides for commuters btwn Dublin/Pleasanton and Pleasant Hill BART stations Weds. 9/29: Public outreach meeting in Pleasant Hill for citywide bicycle and pedestrian master plan Thurs. 9/30: Last day to enter Spare the Air Commuter Chronicles Contest Sat. 10/23: […]

The July 1st toll changes on all state-owned Bay Area bridges will affect almost all motorists, including carpoolers and motorcyclists. Find out how your commute will be affected by reading our FAQ. If you have a question that isn’t answered, please leave a comment below. 1. What are the new tolls for regular/single commuters during […]

It’s official: TransLink becomes Clipper today. The all-in-one transit card is currently accepted on Muni, BART, AC Transit, Golden Gate Transit & Ferry, Caltrain and the Dumbarton Express, according to MTC. For information on the card’s availability and distribution, read the MTC news release below.

Local News Weekend track closures between Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill BART stations; free bus services to be provided March 26-28 and May 28-30 El Cerrito encourages community participation in identifying area traffic concerns – meetings on March 25 & 31st 511CC gets kudos for use of social media to deliver information and foster environmental […]