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Map Brings Plan Bay Area to Life
Top Stories
Monday, September 29, 2014

Plan Bay Area encompasses all nine of the Bay Area’s diverse counties, so conjuring up a comprehensive mental picture of t

Regional Climate Event Explores Local Approaches to Mitigation, Adaptation
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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Public, private and non-profit leaders interested in climate issues met at MTC headquarters in Oakland on Tuesday to discuss what it would take for the Bay Area to meet California’s 2050 goal of re

Plan Bay Area Lawsuit Settled by Regional Agencies, Homebuilders' Trade Group
News Release
Friday, February 28, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) announced today that they have reached agreement with the Building Industry Associa

Hearing Highlights State Funding Shortfalls
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Sunday, December 1, 2013

California urgently needs a new funding source dedicated exclusively to transportation, said MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger at “More Than a Pothole: California’s Growing Road Repair Deficit,

New Proposals Would Fund Transit and Greenhouse Gas Reductions
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Friday, November 15, 2013

Two new transportation funding proposals to bolster the region’s aging public transit network and reduce greenhouse gas emissions were discussed November 13 at MTC’s Programming and Allocations Com

Decision Approaches for Plan Bay Area
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Friday, June 14, 2013

Thursday, July 18, 2013 ALERT

High Demand Prompts Addition of 10th Plan Bay Area Public Workshop in Oakland
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Update, May 17, 2011:

Community Organizations Team With Regional Agencies to Guide Development of Transportation/Land-Use Plan
News Release
Thursday, May 12, 2011

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are reaching out to minority and low-income communities for assist

Regional Agencies Begin Development of New Long-Range Plan for Bay Area
News Release
Friday, March 11, 2011

OAKLAND, CA —  Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) staff today unveiled an Initial Vision Scenario for the Sustainable Commu


Plan Bay Area, Chapter 1: Setting Our Sights
1-Setting_Our_Sights.pdf (2.58 MB)
Plan Bay Area, Chapter 2: The Bay Area in 2040
2-The_Bay_Area_In_2040.pdf (4.28 MB)
Plan Bay Area, Chapter 3: Where We Live, Where We Work
3-Where_We_Live_Where_We_Work.pdf (48.96 MB)
Plan Bay Area, Chapter 4: Investments
4-Investments.pdf (14.5 MB)
Plan Bay Area, Chapter 5: Performance
5-Performance.pdf (6.73 MB)