Oakland-based MTC, other agencies, get OK to move to San Francisco Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:46 am
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), am Oakland-based regional tax-supported agency which has been criticized for purchasing a new headquarters facility in San Francisco, said today that state authorities have given it the OK to make to buy the building and move.
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Posted by Question Agency Growth, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:46 am
While it's goodd that they are looking to save costs on their office space, it's discouraging that they need "more office space for future growth of staff." The MTC is a growing agency that will gain even more regional power into the future...
Posted by Bill, a resident of the Amberwood/Wood Meadows neighborhood, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:54 pm
How come it takes 12 paragraphs for the MTC to say we don't care what others think, we are doing what we want.
This building is expected to cost 1 million dollars per year more than what the MTC is paying for offices in Oakland. Not to worry they said they would just raise the tolls to make the extra needed money.
After squandering 200 million dollars on the Sunol Express lane and 250 million dollars on the Mission 880 Interchange, both of which have made the traffic more congested and hampered carpooling, why would anyone want these morons deciding the future of the Bay Area.