Category Archives: Transportation

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements – July 2018

The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is spearheading a pair of projects to improve mobility along the Interstate 580 corridor between Richmond and San Rafael. To reduce congestion on eastbound I-580, BATA and its partners converted the right shoulder to … Continue reading

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Bay Area’s Popular 511 Service Now Available on Amazon Alexa Devices

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this month added another new feature to the Bay Area’s 511 traveler information system by integrating two of the most popular 511 features — traffic conditions and real-time transit departure times — with Amazon’s virtual … Continue reading

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What is Regional Measure 3 (RM 3)

Regional Measure 3 (RM3) is a ballot measure on the June 5, 2018 ballot in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.The measure is a plan to build major roadway and public transit improvements via an increase in bridge tolls on … Continue reading

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Commute Options

From MTC No matter where a person lives, commuting can be a challenge. And no matter the location in the Bay Area, residents have different options for getting from home to work. Some commuters walk or ride their bikes to … Continue reading

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How long is it taking us to travel to work?

From MTC Except for individuals who work at home, over 3.7 million Bay Area workers must find a way to travel to their jobs each workday. Their choice of transportation mode, departure time, trip origin and destination all play key … Continue reading

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Caltrans District 4 Bike Plan – Now Available

The Caltrans District 4 Bike Plan for the San Francisco Bay Area is now available. This Plan – the first of its kind in the State – builds on the California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, Toward an Active California, … Continue reading

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MTC Invites Comments on Draft Public Participation Plan

How can we get more people involved in prioritizing transportation policies and investments? What are the best ways to encourage Bay Area residents to participate in planning for the region’s future? The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) — the Bay Area’s … Continue reading

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