Bay Bridge Now Busiest Before 6 AM, MTC Officials SayFor years, traffic data compiled by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission showed that the busiest part of the morning commute on the Bay Bridge was between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.
MTC Unveils New Office Building Completed Way Over-BudgetThe price of the MTC's new San Francisco office has sky-rocketed to more than a quarter-billion dollars, roughly $90 million over budget.
Study Confirms Carpool Lane Cheating Rampant In Bay AreaCarpool cheaters beware: a new study shows violators are crowding carpool lanes and now it's got so bad, it could collapse the system.
Bay Area Lawmakers Talk About Raising Bridge TollsBay Area and state lawmakers are discussing the possibility of raising bridge tolls again, and they are debating where the money would go.
New FastTrak 'Flex' Lets Drivers Fly Through Express Lanes On I-580A new FastTrak transponder is on the way to help drivers who travel along the busy I-580 in Tri-Valley corridor beat the traffic.
Roads In 3 North Bay Towns Tied For Worst In Bay Area On MTC ListLarkspur, St. Helena, and Petaluma have the Bay Area’s worst roads according to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
Bay Area Relying Less On Public Transit, New Figures ShowIt seems like trains and buses are more packed than ever. But overall, the Bay Area is actually depending less on public transit.
Rush Hour Traffic On Bay Bridge Now Lasts 7 Hours, Topping 10 Worst Local CommutesIf 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.
Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting BirdsThe 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.
Toll Authority Votes To Spend $10 Million On Another Study Of Bay Bridge Bike Path To San FranciscoA $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.
Brentwood Tops Survey Of Bay Area Roads, Larkspur, St. Helena Get Failing GradeBay Area roads have been consistently mediocre for nearly a decade, according to data released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area FreewaysThe 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.