Association of Bay Area Governments

Association of Bay Area Governments

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What Does the Future Hold for the Bay Area?
News Release
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments have released a new online survey, available in English, Spanish and Chinese, for the public to weigh in on what they want the future of the Bay Area to look like.

Help Us Plan for the Future of the Bay Area!
Top Stories
Friday, March 2, 2018

What should the San Francisco Bay Area of the future look like? MTC and ABAG want to hear from Bay Area residents as the two partner agencies develop a blueprint for how our region lives, works and plays in the decades ahead. 

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).

Governor Brown Signs Legislative Package to Help Address California's Housing Needs
Top Stories
Friday, September 29, 2017

Governor Brown today signed the 15-bill housing package passed by the California Legislature earlier this month.

Housing Bills Advance to the Governor’s Desk
Top Stories
Thursday, September 21, 2017

A suite of housing bills intended to begin addressing the state’s chronic housing shortage are now on the governor's desk. 

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).

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

Public Invited to Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House in Walnut Creek and Public Hearing in San Francisco This Week
News Release
Monday, May 8, 2017

MTC and ABAG invite the public to an open house in Walnut Creek and a public hearing in San Francisco this week.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Fremont and Redwood City
News Release
Monday, May 1, 2017

MTC and ABAG invite the public to a pair of open houses in Fremont and in Redwood City 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. 

Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Scheduled for May in All Nine Counties
News Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017

MTC and ABAG this May are holding a series of nine open houses across the Bay Area and invite residents to share their ideas on the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and land use strategy slated for adoption in July 2017. 

Documents

Autonomous Vehicles: Perspective Paper
2018-06-25_Autonomous_Vehicles_Perspective_Paper.pdf (28.13 MB)
Summary of Significant Housing Bills Passed by Legislature in 2017
ABAG_MTCHousing-Bills-Summaries_Handout.pdf (173.14 KB)
FY2015-15 Overall Work Program
FY_2015-16_Overall_Work_Program.pdf (4.9 MB)

Media

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Horizon Pop-Up Outreach Meetings, March 2018
Photo Gallery
Thursday, April 12, 2018

This March, MTC staff members visited all nine Bay Area counties to get community input for the Horizon initiati