News and Stories

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.

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. 


Horizon and Plan Bay Area 2050 (RTP/SCS): Key Milestones 2018–2021
Horizon-Plan_Bay_Area_2050_timeline.pdf (2.12 MB)
Toward a Shared Future: Appendices
Toward_Shared_Future_appendices.pdf (1.65 MB)
Horizon Futures: External Forces: Summary
Horizon_Summary_FINAL_Futures.pdf (794.36 KB)
Attachment C - Full List of Submissions
Attachment C - Full List of Submissions.pdf (224.86 KB)
Attachment B - Finalists from Transformative Projects
Attachment B - Finalists from Transformative Projects.pdf (200.31 KB)


Y-PLAN: The Future Belongs to Youth
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
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
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
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

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