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Despite Outcry, MTC Board Approves OAK Connector Funds

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Advocates packed the MTC hearing room Transportation and social justice advocates packed the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) board meeting today to demand that the agency not spend a proposed $70 million of federal stimulus money on the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) project.  MTC commissioners heard testimony for over two hours from some of the more […]

Transit Advocates, Construction Workers Show Up in Force at MTC Meeting

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Photos by Matthew Roth via Twitter Transit advocates in favor of redirecting stimulus funds for the Oakland Airport Connector to financially struggling transit agencies are out in force at this morning’s MTC Commission meeting in Oakland, along with dozens of union construction workers. Streetsblog’s Matthew Roth reports the main meeting room and overflow rooms are […]

Joint MTC Planning Committee/ABAG Administrative Committee

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The MTC Planning Committee considers matters relating to MTC regional, corridor-level, and other planning activities. The ABAG Administrative Committee studies and submits reports and recommendations to the Executive Board on matters assigned by the Board. Agenda: Air Quality Conformity Redetermination Funding recommendations for the Regional PDA and PCA Planning Programs For assistance, please contact Janice […]

MTC Meeting

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Schedule and Agenda: Association of Bay Area Governments Bay Area Air Quality Management District Bay Conservation and Development Commission Metropolitan Transportation Commission Joint Policy Committee Meeting 

California Could Start Requiring Drivers to Report VMT

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When USDOT Secretary Ray LaHood last month suggested that the country should consider replacing the gas tax with a tax on vehicle miles traveled (VMT) to compensate for the dwindling Highway Trust Fund, which is primarily supported from gas taxes, the White House immediately rebuffed him, assuring the public and angry editorial boards that Obama […]