TOAH-WARD A New Housing Solution

Affordable housing near rail line

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) created a new revolving loan program—called the Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing (TOAH) Program—that provides early loan financing for affordable housing projects that are well-located in transit-rich areas.

Heminger’s 26 Fruitful Years in Bay Area

Steve Heminger

Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) since 2001 and of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) since July 2017, will retire from both positions on February 28, 2019.

Three California MPOs Earn Top Planning Honors

Three California Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), SANDAG, SCAG and MTC, were among the eleven plans selected nationally for recognition by the Federal Highway Administration and the American Planning Association.  The selected plans are singled out for their overall excellence on a variety of factors. Award are only given out every other year.   Top honors went to …

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