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Crossings: Perspective Paper Weighs Options for New Transbay Bridges, Tunnels
Top Stories
Friday, November 8, 2019

The construction of any new travel route across San Francisco Bay — whether for cars, trucks, buses, BART or other rail services  — certainly would have a transformative effect on the Bay Area, reshaping both the region’s transportation network and its broader growth pattern. 

New Horizon Perspective Paper: “The Future of Jobs”
Top Stories
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Jobs, jobs, jobs.

Youth Art Contest Winners Selected
Top Stories
Friday, April 26, 2019

Winners of the “Art on the Horizon: Youth Confronting Climate Change” contest sponsored by MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments were announced this week at the Y-Plan Policy Summit at UC

Bay Area Invited to Share Visions for Region’s Future at Contra Costa County Meeting
News Release
Monday, March 25, 2019

MTC and ABAG planners invite members of the public to share their visions for the future and their policy priorities for the Bay Area at a Contra Costa County public workshop, as part of the agencies’ Horizon initiative to develop a long-term transportation and land-use strategy.

Public Invited to Share Visions for Bay Area’s Future
News Release
Monday, March 18, 2019

MTC and ABAG planners invite members of the public to share their visions for the future and their policy priorities for the Bay Area at a series of public workshops, as part of the agencies’ Horizon initiative to develop a long-term transportation and land-use strategy.

Public Invited to Share Visions for Bay Area’s Future
News Release
Monday, March 11, 2019

MTC and ABAG planners invite members of the public to share their visions for the future and their policy priorities for the Bay Area at a series of public workshops, as part of the agencies’ Horizon initiative to develop a long-term transportation and land-use strategy.

Regional Agencies Seek Photo and Video Submissions from Youth
News Release
Monday, February 4, 2019
Regional Agencies are inviting Bay Area youth to picture the future through the first ever Art on the Horizon: Youth Confronting Climate Change photo and video contest.
Big & Bold Visions By The Dozen: MTC and ABAG Announce Transformative Project Finalists
News Release
Monday, October 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG today announced the selection of the finalists in a public competition launched earlier this year to solicit big, bold and billion-dollar (or more) ideas for improving mobility across the nine-county Bay Area. 

You Say You Got a Real (Transportation) Solution? MTC, ABAG Would Love to Hear Your Plan
News Release
Friday, June 22, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today kicked off an 11-week campaign to solicit big, bold and billion-dollar (or even more) ideas

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.

Documents

Project Performance Methodology (November 2019)
ProjectPerformance_Methodology.pdf (823.7 KB)
Crossings: Transformative Investments for an Uncertain Future
Horizon_Crossings_November2019.pdf (13.89 MB)
Project Performance Draft Findings (November 2019)
Horizon_PBA50_Draft_Project_Performance.pdf (7.69 MB)
Futures Final Report: Preliminary Findings Presentation (October 2019)
Horizon_Futures_Final_Report_Presentation.pdf (5.14 MB)
Horizon and Plan Bay Area 2050: Key Milestones
Horizon-Plan_Bay_Area_2050_timeline.pdf (2.09 MB)

Media

Y-PLAN: The Future Belongs to Youth
Video
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

MTC is partnering with the Center for Cities + School’s Y-PLAN program to work with Bay Area students on the Horizon initiative.

Expand Your Horizon Event: Toward a Shared Future
Expand Your Horizon Event: Toward a Shared Future
Photo Gallery
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

On September 26, 2018, MTC and ABAG staff hosted an event at WeWork Valley Towers in San Jose to discuss strategies to support a future Bay Area where transportation—everything from bikes, scooters

Horizon: Proposed Futures
Video
Friday, July 6, 2018

Government agencies have traditionally planned for the future based on historic and current events.

Expand Your Horizon Event: Autonomous Vehicles Perspective Paper
Video
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Autonomous vehicles are set to be one of the greatest disrupters to transportation in our lifetime. What impact might they have on the Bay Area?

Horizon Peer Exchange
Video
Friday, May 4, 2018

Recognizing that new technologies, natural or manmade disasters, economic booms and busts, political volatility or other external forces may fundamentally alter the Bay Area’s future and prompt shi

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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