SPUR and a coalition of advocates, direct service providers, and local government agencies urges the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to adopt a variety of changes to their unpaid toll and notification system. The current system harms lower income and working people, putting hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents into debt every year. These fines and fees disproportionately fall on communities of color across the region.
MTC has the unique opportunity to become a national leader on building equitable and sustainable systems that work for everyone who lives in the Bay Area. We urge the Commission to lower their fines and fees and adopt a host of other reforms to make MTC a model tolling agency.