Plan Bay Area, the 25-year regional development and transportation funding strategy, was approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Governments last night. The commissions passed a plan that includes some highway expansions and won’t meet the region’s own goals for sustainable transportation, according to projections, but which nevertheless represents a step forward for smart […]
A key step was taken this morning by the Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee (BATA) of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to eliminate the bike and pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. In a meeting that lasted less than half an hour, the committee unanimously approved an amendment to MTC’s contract with HNTB, […]
Streetsblog checked in with safe and livable streets advocates throughout the Bay Area to hear what they hope McMillan, who will replace Steve Heminger as ED, can accomplish.
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 […]
From MTC: 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. This agenda was updated March 1, 2013 1:56 PM. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge […]
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 […]