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Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Fremont and Redwood City

Residents attend the spring 2016 Plan Bay Area 2040 open house in Burlingame.
Noah Berger
John Goodwin, MTC (415) 778-5262; Leah Zippert, ABAG (415) 820-7995

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to a pair of open houses in Fremont (Fremont City Hall, Council Chambers, 3300 Capitol Avenue) and in Redwood City (Sequoia High School, Multi-Purpose Room, 1201 Brewster Avenue) on Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040. The meetings in Alameda and San Mateo counties are the first two open houses in a series to be held in all nine Bay Area counties beginning May 4 and continuing through May 22. For more information about upcoming meeting times, dates and locations in all nine counties, please visit the Plan Bay Area website:

Bay Area residents who attend these open houses will have the opportunity to view displays; ask questions; and offer comments on the Draft Plan’s goals, proposed growth patterns, transportation investment strategy, and key actions identified to address ongoing and long-term regional challenges.

Transit Directions

The Fremont City Hall is approximately ½ mile from the Fremont BART Station, and is also served by AC Transit. Visit for AC Transit lines.

Sequoia High School in Redwood City is about three blocks from both the Redwood City Caltrain stop and the SamTrans El Camino Real & Brewster Ave. stop on the ECR line.

For directions to these open houses, including public transit access, visit

Accessible Meetings

Do you need an interpreter or any other assistance in order to participate? Please call us at 415.778.6757. We require three days notice in order to provide reasonable accommodation.


¿Necesitas un intérprete o cualquier otra asistencia para participar? Comunícate al 415.778.6757. Necesitamos aviso con tres días de anticipación para proporcionar asistencia razonable.

MTC is the transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. ABAG is the Council of Governments and official regional planning agency for the 101 cities and towns, and nine counties of the Bay Area.