News Features

News Features

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Every year, thousands of Bay Area schoolchildren take field trips to San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay, where students interact with native sea creatures, attend science lessons with naturalists, and learn about conservation issues, including climate change.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

goBerkeley’s aim is simple: to improve day-to-day travel in three of Berkeley’s most lively districts—downtown Berkeley, Telegraph/Southside, and the Elmwood.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

On September 30, 2012, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 1339 (Yee), authorizing the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to jointly adopt and implement a commuter benefits ordinance in the Bay Area on a pilot basis.

Friday, January 17, 2014

What concrete improvements arise from a regional plan? BART-to-Silicon Valley exemplifies the type of game-changing projects that benefit from a long-range blueprint like Plan Bay Area, which can help choreograph multi-year, multi-agency funding, planning and construction efforts.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Two new funding programs to bolster the Bay Area’s transit network and address climate concerns were adopted by MTC on December 18th. Initially proposed in November, the approved programs include changes to reflect input by elected officials and members of the public.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Two new transportation funding proposals to bolster the region’s aging public transit network and reduce greenhouse gas emissions were discussed November 13 at MTC’s Programming and Allocations Committee.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Young environmentalists said “NO” to climate change at the inaugural “YES” conference Saturday, Nov. 2 at MTC headquarters.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Bay Area youth aren’t waiting to take charge of their future. On Saturday, November 2, 2013, they’ll be demonstrating their leadership and advocacy at the first-ever Youth for the Environment and Sustainability Conference.

Friday, July 19, 2013

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last night adopted Plan Bay Area, an integrated transportation and land-use strategy through 2040 that marks the nine-co

Monday, July 15, 2013

Thursday, July 18, 2013 ALERT