April 24, 2014
The $7.5 million contract from Metropolitan Transportation Commission to expand the fare payment system to more than a dozen suburban transit agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
September 17, 2013
Gives Clipper Card customers the convenience of checking their card balance, adding fare products to their cards, registering their cards and ordering new cards, all using a mobile phone.
September 29, 2011
The initial operating segment, between Railroad Square in Santa Rosa and downtown San Rafael, is the first phase of a project that will create a new North Bay “backbone” to complement existing transit options.
February 22, 2011
Since they spend nearly 20 percent of their collective budgets on administrative functions, and the national average for such spending is closer to 15 percent, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says Bay Area agencies could merge their admin operations to cut costs.
January 20, 2011
While Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget, released last week, does not include cuts to transit, a spokesman for a San Francisco transportation and planning agency cautioned that a fuel tax swap approved last year may take $2.5 billion from transit.
November 19, 2010
Agency officials claim that the number of fare evaders is still too small to justify making the necessary changes to the smart card. BART and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission are monitoring the problem and will make changes if abuse increases.
May 4, 2010
Report says that changes to funding, operating costs and cooperation between agencies must be made to save money.
August 20, 2009
Fare gates and TVMs will eliminate cash transactions at the fare gates and help customers access the subway more quickly. Also included in the project are new station agent fare gate control terminals, test equipment, and improved financial and ridership reporting tools.
May 5, 2009
The first project going to bid, which has been allocated $16 million in ARRA funding, will directly improve vehicle availability, service reliability and performance by rehabilitating approximately 40 standard and 20 articulated Muni buses.
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