Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

Oakland, CA 94607


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101 Eighth Street
Oakland, CA 94607
United States of America

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is the transportation planning, coordinating and financing agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

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MTC, California legislators reset effort for voters to have say in future public transportation projects

June 4, 2024
MTC will hold a meeting on June 12 to discuss building regional consensus for legislation in California that would authorize Bay Area voters as early as 2026 to consider a transportatio...

MTC approves $18.3 million allocation to fund eight transit projects

May 28, 2024
This is the first allocation of funds through the BusAID program and will go towards eight improvement projects in the San Jose, San Francisco, Redwood City and the East Bay, ...
Alt. Mobility

MTC, CARB, Transform open new mobility hub in San Jose, Calif.

May 6, 2024
The hub includes electric vehicles and chargers that can be shared by community residents, e-bikes, folding bicycles and secure bike parking and a monitor with real-time arrival...
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Bay Area’s Regional Network Management Council recommends $18 million in BusAID program funding

April 25, 2024
The funding, which requires approval of the RNM Committee and MTC, will go towards eight near-term transit priority projects that are expected to be completed during the next ...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MTC allocates $7.6 million to SFMTA bus electrification

March 1, 2024
Out of the $7.6 million MTC is allocating towards SFMTA, $3.8 million will be going to the SFMTA's Kirkland Yard Electrification Project and $2.4 million will go toward new Muni...

MTC to pursue transportation ballot measure in 2026

Jan. 26, 2024
The legislation will focus on improving mobility and access in the MTC service area.
Signage and Displays

Bay Area’s Regional Network Management Council unveils prototypes for common set of signs

Jan. 24, 2024
The prototypes feature a three-color palette of golden yellow, sky blue and dark blue to establish and reinforce a common identity for all Bay Area transit services.
Fare Collection

Santa Clara VTA joins Clipper START pilot program

Jan. 3, 2024
Clipper START, which started as an 18-month pilot program in June 2020 and was extended through 2025 in July, will now move to an across-the-board 50 percent discount from the...
Fare Collection

University of California, San Francisco becomes first Bay Area employer to offer Clipper BayPass program

Dec. 12, 2023
The MTC and UCSF have finalized a partnership agreement through which UCSF will provide up to 6,000 of its employees with passes for unlimited free travel for one year on any ...
Fare Collection

Clipper BayPass pilot program records 2 million trips in first year

The goal of the two-year pilot is to measure if giving participants a prepaid card that offers unlimited trips and transfers between systems encourages people to take more transit...

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Bay Area Rapid Transit
A global supply chain shortage of plastic cards means Bay Area transit providers are encouraging riders to add their Clipper cards to the phones.
Mobile Applications

Supply chain woes: MTC, BART encourage adding Clipper card on mobile phones

Global supply chain issues have severely depleted inventory of plastic cards.

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MTC approves emergency transit operations funding plan

Nov. 17, 2023
The plan approves the principles informing the funding distribution, the funding distribution framework and regional accountability measures for funding from the Transit and Intercity...
Santa Clara VTA

MTC to allocate $375 million to Phase II of Santa Clara VTA's BART Extension Project

The Santa Clara VTA BART Extension Project began its venture in 2000 with approximately $1.2 billion to fund the first phase of the project.
Alt. Mobility

West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee relaunches Travel Training mobility program

Sept. 21, 2023
The program, which was put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, helps people learn how to use the bus, ferry, BART, paratransit and local van services and puts special attention...
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Fare Collection

Clipper Fare Payment System to roll out Next Generation model in August 2024

Sept. 19, 2023
The new system will serve as the backbone to provide many of the regional fare integration and accessibility features from the Bay Area Transit Transformation Action Plan.
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MTC’s Programming and Allocations Committee approves $379 million in Regional Measure 3 toll funding for eight transportation projects across the Bay Area

July 14, 2023
The RM 3 toll dollars play a key role in completing the funding plans for three dozen Bay Area projects, which often also rely on local, state and federal funds.
Mobile Applications

MTC approves Clipper START pilot program extension through June 2025

July 7, 2023
Clipper START launched in July 2020 as a 36-month pilot program that offers discounts on public transit to qualifying Bay Area adults with low incomes.

MTC releases Survive & Thrive report Bay Area transit 

June 2, 2023
The report outlines steps that need to be taken over the next decade by MTC, Bay Area transit agencies and the state government to help the region’s transit network avert a near...

MTC approves recommendations for new state budget to provide operating funding for multiple years

May 1, 2023
MTC endorsed potential funding shifts and fee increases over five years, giving legislators $7.4 billion worth of options to address a statewide fiscal cliff estimated by the ...

MTC and BART propose increased budget for BART’s Office of the Inspector General

BART and MTC have identified $1.7 million in ongoing funding that would be added to the current budget of $1 million.