News and Stories

Report to the Commission and the ABAG Executive Board: June 27, 2018
Executive Director's Report
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Resilient by Design Reception • eBART Ribbon Cutting • ABAG General Assembly • Election Results • TRB Executive Committee • State Budget Approved • AHSC Recommendations • MTC/ABAG Legislative Workshop • TBPOC Meeting • SB1 Repeal Qualifies • Summer Reading

Month-Long Bay Area Bike Challenge Started May 1
News Release
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 1 was the start of the Bay Area Bike Challenge! Running through May 31, National Bike Month, the Challenge is designed to get bike riders of all abilities to pedal to work, school, errands or anywhere they need to go over the course of the month.

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).

Resources for Bay Area Cities and Counties in Response to the October 2017 North Bay Fires
Top Stories
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

MTC and ABAG have developed a webpage containing links to information that elected officials and staff may find helpful in the aftermath of the North Bay fires.

Report to the Commission: July 26, 2017
Executive Director's Report
Thursday, July 27, 2017

CMA Director Lunch • Future Interstate Committee • Supreme Court Rules for SANDAG • Cap & Trade Agreement • Rating Agency Presentations • CASA Technical Committee • ABAG Executive Board Meeting • Caltrain Electrification Groundbreaking

Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8
News Release
Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on Friday, July 8, on alternative planning scenarios fo

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties
News Release
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

MTC and ABAG invite the public to a pair of open houses in Richmond (East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street) and in San Jose (The Tech Museum, 201 South Market Street) on Thursday, May 26.

Bay Area Residents Invited to Shape Region’s Long-Range Plan
News Release
Thursday, May 5, 2016

MTC and ABAG this spring are holding a series of nine open houses across the Bay Area, and invite residents to help craft Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and land-use strategy slated for adoption in the summer of 2017.

It’s Official — MTC Is Moving to San Francisco on May 23!
Top Stories
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

MTC is counting down the days to Monday, May 23, 2016 — the agency’s first day at the new regional government center at 375 Beale in San Francisco.

New Map Cards Unlock Commute Routes and Recreation Destinations on the San Francisco Bay Trail
Top Stories
Thursday, April 7, 2016

Discover 345 miles of walking and biking trails and explore the shoreline with updated Bay Trail Map Cards and a new Bay Trail website.


Economic Action Plan
Economic_Action_Plan.pdf (143.54 KB)
Summary of Significant Housing Bills Passed by Legislature in 2017
ABAG_MTCHousing-Bills-Summaries_Handout.pdf (173.14 KB)
Resilient By Design Competition News Release Rockefeller Foundation 2017
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Call and Notice of Special Joint MTC Plann Comm with ABAG Admin Comm 1-8-16.pdf (230.04 KB)


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.