News and Stories

New Planning Grants Reflect Regional Commitment to Support North Bay Fire Recovery
News Release
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) approved 26 grants totaling $7.3 million to support local plans for higher-density development, including an $800,000 grant to update the existing development plan surrounding the SMART station in downtown Santa Rosa.

MTC Pledges $10 Million for New Affordable Housing Fund
News Release
Wednesday, February 24, 2010

OAKLAND, CA — It makes good sense to place compact, affordable housing at transit hubs, and now the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is giving a substantial financial boost to the cause

Free Audio Tours Spotlight Bay Area's Transit-Oriented Developments
News Release
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — As part of their preparations for the Rail~Volution conference (that will bring more than 1,000 transportation and urban planning profession

Free Bus Rides for Residents of Transit-Oriented Developments
News Release
Tuesday, June 17, 2008

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this month teams up with AC Transit to begin offering residents of select transit-oriented development (TOD) complexe


VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project
VTA_BART-TOCs_Strategy_P_Innov_10-24-19.pdf (11.78 MB)
Planning Innovations: Transit Oriented Development in the Bay Area
SPUR_PlanningInnovations_10-24-19.pdf (71.12 MB)
East Palo Alto Ravenswood/Four Corners TOD Specific Plan (2013)
East Palo Alto Ravenswood-Four Corners TOD Specific Plan (2013).pdf (9.87 MB)
PDA Planning Elements
PDA Planning_Elements.pdf (58 KB)
Plan Bay Area – The Region’s Land Use and Transportation Plan
PBA_Implementation_McKnight.pdf (816.54 KB)


MidPen Housing and Eden Housing, Award of Merit
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

MidPen Housing and Eden Housing, two non-profit organizations, for providing affordable transit-oriented developments for low-income residents including families, the formerly homeless, disabled pe