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Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.

07/25/2014

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Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

A Bay Area Bike Share station at Davis and Front streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

Bay Area Bike Share Expanding Despite Bicycle Maker’s Bankruptcy

The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding Wednesday morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.

04/23/2014

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Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.

04/03/2014

A parking control officer issues a ticket in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: SF Charity Work Earns Parking Ticket

A parking ticket on the windshield is not a welcome sight for any driver. But when the driver is making her way across San Francisco performing charitable acts a parking ticket can really sting.

09/30/2013

AC Transit Bus Stop

AC Transit Sees More Riders After Route Changes

Ridership on AC Transit’s two Dumbarton Express bus lines, from Union City to the Peninsula, was up 15% this August, compared to ridership figures from August 2012.

09/20/2013

A troll crafted from steel which has been placed somewhere on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (Bay City News Service)

Transportation Officials Coy On New Bay Bridge Troll

Bay Area transportation officials Wednesday briefly discussed the existence of a good-luck troll on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge but were reluctant to provide many details about it.

09/11/2013

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Cost To Build SF Transit Center Rises By $300M

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, said that money earmarked for future projects will be used to pay for the increase.

07/25/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Contingency Plans In The Works For Possible August BART Strike

Bay Area transportation leaders have been drawing up contingency plans in case Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walk off the job again on August 4.

07/25/2013

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 2, 2013 in Oakland.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Sees Brunt Of Extra Traffic During BART Strike

Thousands more motorists have been crossing Bay Area bridges each day of an ongoing BART strike that started Monday, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

07/03/2013

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