Plan Bay Area 2050

MTC's Regional Active Transportation Plan is rolling
Transportation
Mark Prado November 9, 2021
Bike riding in San Francisco.

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 looking at Plan Bay Area 2050
Policy
Mark Prado October 25, 2021
Plan Bay Area media

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.

ABAG, MTC adopt final Plan Bay Area 2050 and environmental impact report
Policy
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.

Final Plan Bay Area 2050 released
MTC-ABAG
Mark Prado October 4, 2021
Plan Bay Area 2050 released

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.

Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 public engagement recap set for Aug. 17
Public Participation
Mark Prado August 3, 2021
Plan Bay Area feedback

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.

Draft EIR for Plan Bay Area 2050 released; public invited to comment
Public Participation
Jimmy Moore July 20, 2021
a river delta

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.

Thursday: Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 comment session
Public Participation
Jimmy Moore July 20, 2021
cover of the pba report

A Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 release webinar is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 released; public invited to comment
MTC-ABAG
Jimmy Moore July 20, 2021
cover of the pba report

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.

Electric cars coming into focus as Plan Bay Area 2050 moves forward
Transportation
Mark Prado February 4, 2021

The era of the electric car may have arrived. They are cheaper in the long term, better for the environment and Gov. Gavin Newsom is now looking to help boost sales among all income levels.

Plan Bay Area 2050 Public Engagement 2020 Year in Review
Public Participation
Mark Prado January 29, 2021

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.