Bay Area Roadways Earn 'Fair' Grade In Annual Maintenance AssessmentThe average overall state of the Bay Area's local roadways has held steady over the past five years and is described as "fair" in a report released Thursday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
11-Mile Carpool Lane Link on I-680 Opens a Year EarlyEleven miles of a new carpool lane on southbound Interstate Highway 680 between Treat Boulevard and Rudgear Road through Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County opened Monday, on budget and a year ahead of schedule, Bay Area transportation officials said.
MTC Unveils Plan To Distribute $780M Coronavirus Relief To Transit AgenciesThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Thursday released a framework for allocating more than $780 million of federal relief funds to Bay Area transit agencies.
MTC Adds Emergency Text Alerts to 511 Service for Bay Area Travelers511 Emergency Alerts will send texts about transportation emergencies, including freeway closures and severe transit disruptions, to users who opt in to the free service.
Bay Area Commission Explores Limiting Office Space In Cities Which Lack HousingThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission is thinking about ways to reduce the traffic and housing crunch in its Plan Bay Area 2050.
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge To Undergo Battery Of TestsThe Richmond-San Rafael Bridge is undergoing critical tests this week to see how much longer the 63-year-old bridge will last.
Early-Morning I-880 Closures in Hayward Planned Through WednesdayCommuters should allow for extra time this week, when all southbound lanes and 2 northbound lanes of the Nimitz Freeway in Hayward will be closed for four hours overnight as crews install 880 Express Lanes signs.
Officials Hold Public Hearing On Upcoming Bridge Toll HikesThe Bay Area Toll Authority will hold a hearing Wednesday to receive public testimony on three voter-approved $1 toll increases in the seven state-owned toll bridges in the region.
MTC: Bay Bridge In Afternoon Worst Commute 4 Years RunningIn what should come as no surprise to those who drive the Bay Bridge daily, Interstate 80 continues its reign atop the list of Bay Area's worst commutes.
Pothole Report Card Finds Bay Area Roads ImprovingA new report card from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission finds while many Bay Area roads are riddled with potholes, things are improving.
BART Official Urges Action to Fix Slow East Bay Paratransit ServiceMany with special needs in the Bay Area rely on paratransit buses which are often slow and unreliable. Now one East Bay official is taking action in response to an ongoing KPIX investigation.
Bay Area Traffic Fatalities Up Sharply Since 2010Last year 455 people died on Bay Area roadways, up from 318 in 2010 and 422 in 2013.
Plan To Increase Limit On Bay Area Carpool Lanes To 3 PassengersBay Area transportation officials are considering a plan on Bay Area freeways to turn two-person carpool lanes into three.
MTC: Bay Area Road Conditions Improve; Best Streets In DublinSan Francisco Bay Area road conditions improved slightly last year, according to data released Monday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
Early Rush: Bay Area Traffic Significantly Up During 4 AM HourNew data from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission suggests you may have to set the alarm even earlier.