One Bay Area Grant 1 (OBAG 1)

First launched in 2015, the One Bay Area Grant (OBAG) program focused on how to best use federal transportation funding to address climate change.

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OBAG 1 integrated the region’s federal transportation program with California’s climate laws and the Sustainable Communities Strategy, by targeting funding to Priority Development Areas, Priority Conservation Areas, and Climate Initiatives, while maintaining commitments to existing transportation priorities.

OBAG 1 Projects

Learn which initiatives were adopted through the OBAG 1 grant program — read OBAG 1 MTC Resolution No. 4035 (Updated September 2022).

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Priority Conservation Areas (PCAs)

Priority Conservation Areas are locations designated for the protection of natural habitats and the preservation of open space for future generations. OBAG 1 supported a PCA pilot.

Child in field
Priority Development Areas (PDAs)

OBAG 1 supported the Sustainable Communities Strategy for the Bay Area by promoting transportation investments in Priority Development Areas.

Rail Corridor Transit-Oriented Development area in San Mateo
Safe Routes to School

OBAG funds Safe Routes to School programs, which provide safer routes for walking or biking to school, training and education for students on safe travel and more.

A group of students using crosswalk