In November 1960, 6-year old Ruby Bridges integrated William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ruby's act of showing up for school each day played an important role in the Civil Rights movement. To honor her, Wednesday has been designated as Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day. Read More
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is hosting a series of free informational sessions and virtual fairs for all Bay Area residents to learn about how energy bills are changing and what energy-saving programs and resources are available. Read More
The public is invited to attend a webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m., where staff from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments will summarize “What We Heard” during the spring-summer 2021 public comment period of Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 and the Draft Implementation Plan. Read More
The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) have released for public review the Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2050, the region’s long-range plan that outlines 35 integrated strategies across four key issues — housing, the economy, transportation, and the environment — to make the Bay Area more equitable for all residents and more resilient in the face of unexpected challenges. Public comment on this document is open to July 20, 2021. Read More
A Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 release webinar is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
Bay Area Bike to Wherever Days (BTWD) organizers have named the winners of the 2021 Bike Champion of the Year awards. Read More
This summer, MTC is partnering with other Bay Area regional agencies to host the Bay Area Summer Academy for high school students. Read More
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 residents and staff from partner organizations. Over 180,000 comments were received from over 15,000 people on the four key issues addressed in the plan—the economy, the environment, housing and transportation. Read More
Register now for a vibrant discussion on what a safe and equitable transit system accessible for women and girls can look like in the Bay Area. The online program is from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday and is free. Read More
Thousands of Bay Area residents chimed in during the second round of Plan Bay Area 2050 outreach, conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A summary of those comments is available on the Plan Bay Area website.