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Planning Innovations 
Forum #3: Advancing PDA Implementation – Affordable and Workforce Housing: What's Working in the Bay Area
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Description: MTC and ABAG staff are pleased to invite you to the next Planning Innovations, a new series of regional forums focused on the planning and implementation of Priority Development Areas (PDA) in the Bay Area. The topic of the forum is Affordable and Workforce Housing: What's Working in the Bay Area. How does affordable and workforce housing become a reality in today's challenging economic and political environment? What role can policy and design play in overcoming barriers to providing new affordable housing? This Forum will highlight recent innovations in building design and policy. Bay area architects, developers, and planners will provide strategies and lessons-learned about how policy and design can help provide successful affordable and workforce housing. RSVP to this event

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. (Registration); 10:00 a.m. (Program)
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: The YES Conference is a free, annual event that brings together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma) to discuss solutions to the climate change crisis. Our goal is to raise awareness of how our transportation choices affect our families, our communities, our air and our planet. The conference is open to students, teachers and parents from the nine Bay Area counties. Registration information will be available here.

Bay Area’s Bike to Work Day
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: All Day
Location: Throughout the nine Bay Area counties
Description: The region’s bicycle commuting party returns May 11, 2017 with activities and celebrations happening in all nine Bay Area counties. Stay up to date on all the day’s events here.