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Regional Agencies Invite Public Comment As Planned I-680 Express Lane Upgrades Take Shape in Alameda County
News Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today released proposed draft amendments to add a high-occupancy vehicle (HOV)/express lane along

MTC Adopts 10-Year Investment Strategy for Goods Movement
Top Stories
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The MTC Commission yesterday adopted an investment strategy for goods movement which will direct $3.8 billion over 10 years to 20 different projects in the Bay Area.

New BART Train Cars Are Rolling into Service
Top Stories
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The entire Bay Area celebrated a major milestone last month as the long-awaited first new 10-car BART train began service in the East Bay on the Richmond line.

MTC Invites Bay Area Residents to Shape Strategy for Expanding Public Involvement
News Release
Monday, February 5, 2018

MTC has released an online survey to get input from the public, partner agencies and others as the Commission prepares its next Public Participation Plan (PPP). The survey is available now through Feb. 23.

Regional Agencies Invite Public Comment As Planned U.S. 101 Upgrades on Peninsula Take Shape
News Release
Monday, January 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG today released proposed draft amendments to the long-range regional transportation and land use plan known as Plan Bay Area 2040 and to the 2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

ABAG and MTC Staff Join Forces
Top Stories
Friday, October 13, 2017

The staffs of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and MTC have consolidated and now are working as one integrated team to promote better collaboration and integration on common goals, an

Final Plan Bay Area 2040 and Environmental Impact Report Approved by Regional Agencies
News Release
Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) last night adopted Plan Bay Area 2040 and its associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

High-Profile CASA Initiative Tackles Region’s Housing Crisis Head On
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CASA brings together 46 leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordable housing, and protecting vulnerable populations from housing instability and displacement.

Final Plan and Environmental Impact Report Released for Policymakers’ Review
News Release
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) staff today released proposed revisions to the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for consideration by the Commiss

Plan Bay Area 2040 Performance Assessment
Top Stories
Friday, July 7, 2017

Performance-based planning is at the core of Plan Bay Area 2040 and incorporates performance targets, project-level evaluation and scenario assessment to better inform policy decisions and the publ


Plan Bay Area 2040 Final Amendment (March 2018)
Plan Amendment_Final_March2018.pdf (1.85 MB)
Plan Bay Area 2040: Final Amendment (May 2020)
Final PBA 2040 Amendment_I-680 Amendment.pdf (1.25 MB)
Plan Bay Area 2040 Administrative Modification
Final PBA 2040 Administrative Modification_BART2SVPHII.pdf (1.77 MB)


Plan Bay Area 2040 Update
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Plan Bay Area 2040 projects that the San Francisco Bay Area will grow by over two million people, one million jobs, and over 800,000 housing units between 2010 and 2040.

Recap: Plan Bay Area 2040 Spring Outreach
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in this spring's Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses.

Nancy Garcia at Plan Bay Area outreach open house in Richmond
Plan Bay Area 2040 Spring 2016 Open Houses
Photo Gallery
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Plan Bay Area 2040 public open houses were held in May and June 2016.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House: Richmond, May 2016
Photo Gallery
Thursday, June 2, 2016

MTC and ABAG kicked off its first Plan Bay Area 2040 outreach meeting in Richmond on May 26, 2016.

Plan Bay Area Scenarios
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MTC and its partner regional agency — the Association of Bay Area Governments — have developed three alternative scenarios for how we will work, live and get around in 2040.

Fred Blackwell, CEO of The San Francisco Foundation
Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge
Photo Gallery
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Bay Area housing and transportation policymakers, city planners, community and business leaders, housing developers and advocates attended a half-day event for a timely and important dialogue on th

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses
Saturday, June 6, 2015

Thank you to everyone who participated in this spring's Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses and the Virtual Open House.