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High Speed Rail Rendering
Friday, February 26, 2016

In a major development for the Bay Area, the California High Speed Rail Authority has released a draft business plan that proposes to connect the Central Valley segment (now under construction) to the Bay Area's Silicon Valley as the next phase of work on the statewide system.

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A montage of different Bay Area scenes with the Plan Bay Area 2040 logo.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge. The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and MTC, which jointly sponsored the event, value your ideas.

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Map of I-580 Express Lanes
Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Interstate 580 Express Lanes will open Friday, February 19, 2016, and Monday, February, 22, 2016, giving drivers a new choice for traveling on I-580 through Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore.

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Rendering of Bay Area MetroCenter
Monday, February 8, 2016

Major construction work on the Bay Area Metro Center is wrapping up, and preparations are under way for MTC to relocate its offices to the new regional government center at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco in 2016.

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2016 YES Conference Attendees
Friday, February 5, 2016

The next generation of environmentalists and climate change scientists gathered at the Youth for the Environment and Sustainability 2016 Conference—or YES Conference—at UC Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science on January 30, 2016.

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I-580 westbound express lane
Monday, February 1, 2016

The growing Bay Area Express Lanes network is set to expand by another 25 miles this month with the opening of new lanes in both directions of Interstate 580 through the Tri Valley area of eastern Alameda County.

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A montage of different Bay Area scenes with the Plan Bay Area 2040 logo.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Bay Area housing and transportation policymakers, city planners, community and business leaders, housing developers and advocates are invited to attend a half-day event for a timely and important dialogue on the role that Bay Area local governments and regional agencies — as well as the state and

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Friday, January 15, 2016

California is actively seeking 5,000 volunteers to take part in a free study that could shape the way drivers are charged for road usage.

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The Bay Bridge West Span and Bay Lights at night
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Bay Lights, the brilliant LED sculpture that graced the West Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge from 2013 to 2015, officially will be re-lit at 7:25 p.m. during a ceremony on January 30, 2016.

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A view of the Bay Bridge West Span and Yerba Buena Island from the water below
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The public is invited to attend the first community meeting for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (SFOBB) West Span Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Maintenance (BPM) Path Project on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in San Francisco.

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