Plan Bay Area 2050
MTC envisions a Bay Area where many more people walk, bike and roll every day on safe, accessible and connected streets, paths and trails to get to people, places and transit. The Regional Active Transportation Plan will help get us here.
Bay Area media is dissecting Plan Bay Area 2050, a vision for policies and investments to make the nine-county region more affordable, connected, diverse, healthy and economically vibrant, which was approved by the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission last week.
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.
Guided by input from more than 20,000 Bay Area residents, nearly four years of planning work came to a close Oct. 1 with the final release of Plan Bay Area 2050.
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.
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.
A Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 release webinar is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
After three years of public discussion and technical work, The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 on Wednesday. Plan Bay Area 2050 is a long-range plan charting the course for the future of the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. The Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 is being released today for a public comment period that will run through 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
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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.