The future of the North Bay's Highway 37 is the subject of interest as it relates to sea level rise — flooding has already affected the highway causing its closure for 28 days in 2017. Read More
With the arrival of king tides this past weekend, some in the Bay Area may see roads go underwater, albeit temporarily.
Recently completed work on San Francisquito Creek in East Palo Alto that will gird against sea level rise, help endangered species and prevent flooding was celebrated Friday morning by the San Francisquito Creek JPA.
We recently reviewed some of the Highlights from the Spring 2018 ABAG General Assembly, providing an overview of the program's focus on topics such as wildfires, floods and sea level rise, earthquakes, and energy. The video above gives a sneak peak inside the event itself, featuring some of the the speakers and public officials who came together to discuss "Building a Resilient Region" and how cities and regions can effectively respond to the unique challenges of the 21st Century.
Nearly 150 attendees from local governments throughout the nine county San Francisco Bay Area attended the ABAG Spring 2018 General Assembly and Business Meeting on May 31, 2018. The General Assembly brings together ABAG’s member towns, cities and counties once a year to review and approve the Associations’s budget and work program for the coming fiscal year, as well as to discuss urgent policy issues facing the region. The overarching theme of this year’s program was resilience. Major topics covered included recovery lessons from the North Bay Wildfires, adaptation strategies for floods and Read More