Planning Innovations

Planning Innovations is a series of regional forums that focus on the planning and implementation of Bay Area’s Priority Development Areas (PDAs) and Priority Conservation Areas (PCAs).

Karl Nielsen

Planning Innovations events focus on engaging topics relevant to local jurisdictions and other stakeholders with an interest in advancing transit-accessible development to accommodate future growth in the region.

Events are held three to four times per year in locations throughout the region. Most offer up to 2.0 CM credits.

To sign up for the Planning Innovations email distribution list, please email Mark Shorett at

Planning Innovations Events

A series of forums and webinars with practical takeaways for local agency staff.

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Technical Assistance Resources

Local agency staff: Get more Planning Innovations resources at the Technical Assistance Portal.

Visit the TA Portal.
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