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.
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.
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 Consider Eliminating Cash Tolls At Bay Area BridgesIn the hopes of improving the efficiency of the Bay Area's clogged freeway system, officials heard plans Wednesday to replace cash tolls with an electronic pay system at the region's seven state-owned bridges.
MTC Study Shows Spike In Deadly Accidents In Bay AreaA new report on Bay Area traffic concludes the roads here are more dangerous and deadly than ever.
MTC Partners With Waze To Ease Traffic CongestionThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Waze announced a data-sharing partnership intended in part to provide drivers with better real-time traffic and road-condition information.
New Study Shows Worst Traffic Hot Spots In Bay AreaA brand new Metropolitan Transportation Commission study ranking of the worst traffic problem spots in the Bay Area includes some notorious bottlenecks and a surprising newcomer.
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.