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New FastTrak ‘Flex’ Lets Drivers Fly Through Express Lanes On I-580

A new FastTrak transponder is on the way to help drivers who travel along the busy I-580 in Tri-Valley corridor beat the traffic.

07/06/2015

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Roads In 3 North Bay Towns Tied For Worst In Bay Area On MTC List

Larkspur, St. Helena, and Petaluma have the Bay Area’s worst roads according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

06/15/2015

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Bay Area Relying Less On Public Transit, New Figures Show

It seems like trains and buses are more packed than ever. But overall, the Bay Area is actually depending less on public transit.

02/05/2015

A view of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rush Hour Traffic On Bay Bridge Now Lasts 7 Hours, Topping 10 Worst Local Commutes

If it feels like you just can’t leave work early enough to beat the Bay Bridge traffic to the East Bay, you’re right, according to the first comprehensive congestion from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

01/09/2015

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting Birds

The demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.

11/17/2014

Artist rendition of an attached bike path on the western portion of the Bay  Bridge. (Caltrans)

Toll Authority Votes To Spend $10 Million On Another Study Of Bay Bridge Bike Path To San Francisco

A $1.3 million study in 2011 showed that a bike path on western portion of the Bay Bridge would cost tens of millions of dollars. Now the Bay Area Toll Authority has voted unanimously to spend $10 million to commission another study on how to build that bike path.

11/12/2014

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Brentwood Tops Survey Of Bay Area Roads, Larkspur, St. Helena Get Failing Grade

Bay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

10/28/2014

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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