The national advocacy group Transportation for America has released a new guidebook for metropolitan transportation planning that hails the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s use of comprehensive performance measures to guide planning and investment decisions as a model for other metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) around the country.
Two updated transportation funding proposals to bolster the region’s aging public transit network and reduce greenhouse gas emissions will be considered for referral to the full Commission by MTC’s Programming and Allocations Committee on December 11th. The proposals have been updated to reflect public comments received since their release last month.
MTC on November 7 released a Draft 2015 Public Participation Plan for public review. Comments are due by 4 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2015. Comments can be emailed to email@example.com or sent to Public Information, MTC, MetroCenter, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland, CA 94607.
MTC is updating its Public Participation Plan (PPP). Share your ideas via Plan Bay Area Open Forum on how best to involve Bay Area residents in key planning and funding allocation decisions, including
MTC staff and commissioners past and present are mourning the loss of John F. Foran, the former California legislator known as the “Father of MTC,” whose legacy lives on through the agency he created. He died last Thursday in his San Francisco home at the age of 84, after battling cancer.
How much would you be willing to pay for a house in the Bay Area? And where in the Bay Area can you afford to live for that price? How long would it take to get to work from there? What if you biked?
Thousands of students will be seeing stars—sea stars, that is—in Bay Area classrooms this school year. It’s all thanks to a visit from the BayMobile, a traveling aquarium that brings sea creatures and a team of talented educators from San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay straight to schools free of charge.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invites city and county governments and other public agencies within the nine-county Bay Area to apply for grants to help expand car sharing services in their communities.
California has until 2050 to cut its GHG by 80 percent from 1990 levels, according to state law enacted in 2006, (AB 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act). With this goal in mind, some 150 public, private and non-profit leaders from throughout the Bay Area gathered on Tuesday, June 3 at MTC and ABAG’s Oakland offices.
It’s a sunny afternoon in May. A fleet of bicycles sits on the playground at Lipman Middle School in Brisbane, a city of 4,200 people along San Francisco’s southern border. Under the shade of the school building, a group of children and adults in neon safety vests circle up to talk about fitting helmets. Then, they head towards the bikes to examine the tires, breaks, and clamps.