Public Participation

Bay Area high school students: Be part of the Summer Academy on transportation, housing equity and more

Bay Area Summer Academy

Are you or do you know high school students interested in how the Bay Area deals with issues like environmental justice, housing and transportation equity, community health and social justice? Four regional government agencies are sponsoring an online Bay Area Summer Academy to provide insights into how regional governments address these issues and how the public, including students, can help advance equity across the Bay Area. Read More

Bay Area planners get assist from new TA Portal
Mark Prado February 2, 2022
Bay Area

Think of it as a one-stop shop for Bay Area city and county agencies to access resources they need to address housing, environment, land use, resilience and transportation.

MTC, ABAG leaders applaud passage of new infrastructure bill
Mark Prado November 8, 2021
A $4.5 billion set-aside to fund bridge repair projects across California will enable Bay Area cities and counties to compete for funds to upgrade bridges along local streets and roads as part of a new infrastructure bill.

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Alfredo Pedroza and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board President Jesse Arreguín are lauding Congress for its passage Friday of the nearly $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, noting that the funding package will help implement many of the 35 strategies included in Plan Bay Area 2050, the long-term regional plan for transportation, housing, the environment and the economy adopted last month by both agencies.

ABAG, MTC adopt final Plan Bay Area 2050 and environmental impact report
Mark Prado October 22, 2021
Plan Bay Area 2050 released

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Thursday evening adopted Plan Bay Area 2050 and its associated Environmental Impact Report. The unanimous votes by both boards cap a nearly four-year process during which more than 20,000 Bay Area residents contributed to the development of the new plan.


New MTC-ABAG report charts course for tackling Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis

outdoor apartment complex

MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) issued a detailed new report Thursday, entitled Momentum for Lasting Solutions, to serve as a roadmap for private investors as well as federal, state and local governments to combine forces in a comprehensive regional effort to deliver housing affordability throughout the nine-county Bay Area. Read More