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. Read More
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.
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.
MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite members of the public to take part in a survey about the Implementation Plan phase of Plan Bay Area 2050. Read More
MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments’ Executive Board both voted last month to support Proposition 16 on the November 2020 ballot. 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.
A San Francisco Estuary Partnership project aimed at reducing the amount of polluted water draining into San Francisco Bay was highlighted by an NBC Bay report on Earth Day.
MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have made several important but temporary operational changes in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and the continuing public health emergency.
MTC and ABAG release Futures Final Report, highlighting resilient and equitable strategies for the Bay Area’s future
The critical issues facing the Bay Area – from transportation and housing to the economy, the environment and social equity – are probed in the new 90-plus page Futures Final Report entitled “Resilient and Equitable Strategies for the Bay Area’s Future.” Read More
The Protect and Restore America’s Estuaries Act, a bipartisan bill which would reauthorize the National Estuary Program (NEP), was introduced last week by U.S. Representative Tom Malinowski (D-NJ).