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Tuesday MetroTalks: Advancing Community Resilience through Equitable Public Engagement
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Thursday, July 23, 2020

At a time when Bay Area residents continue to shelter-in-place, how can we adapt to the current limitations, and how might we emerge with more inclusive strategies for equitable community engagemen

MTC, ABAG Leaders Issue Statement in Support of Social Justice Activism
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Dear Bay Area Residents,

MTC, ABAG Respond to Covid-19 Emergency
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Thursday, May 7, 2020

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have made several important but temporary operational changes in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and the continuing public health emergency.

New Report Takes Deep Dive into Rising Seas
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Thursday, March 26, 2020

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) today issued a pioneering analysis of the myriad impacts rising sea level will have on Bay Area communities, illuminating where

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
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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


2020 MTC-ABAG Advocacy Program
2020_MTC_ABAG_Advocacy_Program.pdf (259 KB)
MTC-ABAG Leadership Equity Statement June 2020
MTC ABAG Leadership Equity Statement_June 2020.pdf (162.02 KB)
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
Resilient by Design_Press Release_RockFound_1.22.17 final.pdf (101.4 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.