Association of Bay Area Governments

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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. 

Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Released; Public Invited to Comment Online or at Open Houses
News Release
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040.

Pass Through The Hub: Transportation Information Nexus!
Top Stories
Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Hub at @ 375 Beale is the Bay Area’s newest resource for transportation information and services.

Residents Get New Online Tools to Help Shape Bay Area’s Future
Top Stories
Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week unveiled two new online tools to make it easier for Bay Area residents to weigh in on the policies and strategies shaping Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and housing roadmap.

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.

Bay Area Forum on the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

The Strategic Growth Council recently announced awards for the first round of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, which is funded through Cap and Trade auction proceeds.

777 New Units of Low-Income Housing to Be Built
News Release
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday’s action by California’s Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to 11 aff