Projects

Projects

Call for Ideas: Transformative Transportation Projects for the Bay Area’s Future

By Staff
Horizon Call for Transformative Projects

Do you daydream of new ways to cross over or under the San Francisco Bay? Close your eyes and see a fleet of flying cars, carrying commuters to work each day? This could be your time to shine. MTC and ABAG are looking for your biggest, brightest, billion dollar (or more!) ideas for redefining the way we travel in and around the Bay Area. This month, the agencies are jointly issuing an open Request for Transformative Projects – transportation project ideas that have the potential to revolutionize how we move around the region. Transformative Projects should provide new and creative solutions Read More

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What’s on the Horizon?

By Staff
Horizon logo

As we’ve shared in previous blog posts this spring, MTC and ABAG have launched Horizon, an ambitious regional initiative that will explore the challenges and opportunities likely to face the Bay Area between now and 2050. The Horizon initiative will allow the public, planners and policymakers to wrestle with a range of challenging questions that traditionally have been outside the regional planning process, including how to respond to the emergence of driverless vehicles, rising sea levels, earthquakes, changing economic conditions and more. Read more about the questions we hope to explore and Read More

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Horizon Peer Exchange and Preliminary Futures

By Chirag Rabari

Horizon is an exciting new effort from MTC and ABAG to allow the public, planners and policymakers to wrestle with challenging questions about the external forces that could shape the Bay Area through 2050. Horizon will explore a range of pressing issues and attempt to put the region on sounder footing as it prepares for, and tries to shape, a trajectory that is both equitable and resilient to potential headwinds. Horizon will identify a suite of potential external forces and allow residents, planners and decision-makers alike to think through policy and investment solutions that make sense in Read More