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Plan Bay Area 2040 Scenario Open Houses in May and June

The public is invited to view alternative scenarios for what the Bay Area could look like in 2040 and to help select desired features among these alternatives.


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Full Speed Ahead on Gilroy Transit

Perry Woodward is more than the mayor of Gilroy.

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One-third ponder leaving Bay Area amid costs, congestion

It is so difficult to keep up with the Joneses, especially while navigating through all the gridlock traffic, that a third of Bay Area residents are thinking about clearing out in the next few years.

San Francisco Chronicle

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Bay Area Residents Invited to Shape Region’s Long-Range Plan

May 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) this spring are holding a series of nine open houses across the Bay Area, and invite residents to help craft Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and land-use strategy slated for adoption in the summer of 2017. The agencies seek residents’ help in prioritizing transportation investments and evaluating various scenarios developed by MTC and ABAG staff for how the Bay Area may look in 2040.


Recap: Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge

February 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge. The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and MTC, which jointly sponsored the event, value your ideas. Materials, presentations and video from the housing forum can be found here.