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Plan Bay Area 2050 Public Engagement 2020 Year in Review
Top Stories
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

In 2020, staff from MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments held 35 public events about Plan Bay Area 2050, in order to exchange ideas with reside

Survey: What Are Your Top Priorities for a Better Bay Area?
Top Stories
Monday, January 4, 2021

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite members of the public to take part in a survey about the Implementation Plan phase of Plan Bay Area 2050.

Plan Bay Area 2050: Final Blueprint Analysis Released
Top Stories
Friday, December 18, 2020

MTC and ABAG are pleased to announce the release of the Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint Outcomes—a major milestone in the development of Plan Bay Area 2050, the Bay Area’s long-range plan to guide the growth of our nine-county region for the next generation.

Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint - Outreach Recap
Top Stories
Monday, August 31, 2020

Thousands of Bay Area residents chimed in during the second round of Plan Bay Area 2050 outreach, conducted virtually due to t

Regional Agencies Seek Input on the Future of the Bay Area
News Release
Thursday, July 9, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are inviting the Bay Area public to provide input on the newly released

New BART Train Cars Are Rolling into Service
Top Stories
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The entire Bay Area celebrated a major milestone last month as the long-awaited first new 10-car BART train began service in the East Bay on the Richmond line.

High-Profile CASA Initiative Tackles Region’s Housing Crisis Head On
Top Stories
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CASA brings together 46 leaders from across the Bay Area to build an actionable political consensus around increasing housing production at all levels of affordability, preserving existing affordable housing, and protecting vulnerable populations from housing instability and displacement.

MTC Wins Transportation Planning Excellence Award for Plan Bay Area and One Bay Area Grant Program
News Release
Monday, June 5, 2017

MTC has been awarded a 2017 Transportation Planning Excellence Award from the Federal Highway Administration.

Third Eastbound Lane for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Clears Key Hurdle
News Release
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The planned addition of a third eastbound lane to Interstate 580 across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and other improvements along the nearly six-mile corridor reached a key milestone this month.

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


Plan Bay Area 2040 Final Amendment (March 2018)
Plan Amendment_Final_March2018.pdf (1.85 MB)
Plan Bay Area 2040: Final Amendment (May 2020)
Final PBA 2040 Amendment_I-680 Amendment.pdf (1.25 MB)
Plan Bay Area 2040 Administrative Modification
Final PBA 2040 Administrative Modification_BART2SVPHII.pdf (1.77 MB)


Plan Bay Area Vote
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Plan Bay Area Town Hall
Monday, April 29, 2013