Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Millions of dollars in federal transportation funds are San Francisco-bound, but youth advocates want it to be used for low-income youth passes on Muni buses.
The first closure is this weekend and coincides with the possibility of three major sporting events across the Bay Area.
Caltrans plans to close the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge for at least one weekend in October to install a permanent fix for a cracked beam discovered in an expansion joint two years ago, transportation officials said Thursday.
Drivers will likely experience longer travel times this Labor Day weekend as the Dumbarton Bridge closes for construction work.
In an 8-7 vote, The Metropolitan Transportation Commission decided not to fund free bus passes for low-income youth.
A massive bike share program is going to be launched by fall of 2012 along the Caltrain corridor and will provide 1,000 bicycles according to Palo Alto’s transportation chief.
Bay Area residents are likely facing a new round of bridge toll hikes and taxes to pay for the High Speed Rail tunnel connecting the Caltrain station at 4th and King streets in San Francisco to the new Transbay Terminal.
Bay Area drivers could one day be tracked using a GPS-like device in their cars and taxed per miles driven – a scenario which is part of a proposed long-range study aimed at finding ways to reduce traffic and pollution, while also raising revenues.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission was running an emergency drill Thursday morning when they got the call about the fire near the West Oakland BART station.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission did not vote, but did discuss plans to help fund a 22-month pilot program that would start in August and provide free Muni service for low-income youth.