Description of MTC, BATA and BAIFA
MTC was created by the state Legislature in 1970 (California Government Code 66500 et seq.) to serve as the transportation planning, coordinating and financing agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.
Was Created As A Joint Powers Authority (jpa) Between The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (mtc) And The Bay Area Toll Authority (bata) To Plan, Develop, Operate And Finance Transportation Projects, Including Express Lanes.
Is Implementing A Fiber Optic Communications Project To Support The Express Lanes Network (eln) By Establishing A High Speed, Highly Available Data Network To Transport Eln Data Over Long Distances Between Express Lanes Corridors And Host Data Centers.
is implementing a Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), referred to herein as the Backhaul Network , for use by BAIFA
and other transportation entities located within the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission s (MTC's) Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA
) has picked up TransCoreA to develop, consolidate, and maintain a network of express lanes offering Bay Area motorists lower congestion alternatives.