Public Outreach

Bay Area rail agencies use September to focus on train safety
Transportation
Mark Prado September 3, 2021
VTA train

September is when rail agencies remind the public about staying safe around tracks and crossings.

BART GM relaunches rider listening tour at stations
Transportation
Mark Prado August 9, 2021
BART GM Robert Powers

BART General Manager Bob Powers is relaunching his listening tour with a focus on visiting the top 10 ridership stations to hear from riders.

Bay Area Summer Academy seeks high schoolers, apply by April 25
Public Participation
Mark Prado April 16, 2021

This summer, MTC is partnering with other Bay Area regional agencies to host the Bay Area Summer Academy for high school students.

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.

Your Turn: Bay Area Transit Fare Coordination Survey Seeks Input
Transportation
Mark Prado January 28, 2021

MTC and Bay Area transit agencies want to hear from the public via a survey as they investigate ways to make the region's transit network better coordinated, improving fare policy and the fare payment experience.

Survey: What Are Your Top Priorities for a Better Bay Area?
MTC-ABAG
Mark Prado January 5, 2021

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.

Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint: Outreach Recap
Public Participation
Mark Prado September 1, 2020
Plan Bay Area 2050

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.

Residents from Santa Clara, Sonoma counties invited to Wednesday comment session on Plan Bay Area
Public Participation
Mark Prado August 3, 2020
Plan Bay Area 2050

Santa Clara County residents and Sonoma County County residents will be able to voice their views in separate Wednesday sessions on the newly released Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint, a 30-year regional vision that seeks to create a more affordable, connected, diverse, healthy and vibrant Bay Area.

Solano County residents invited to Thursday comment session on Plan Bay Area
Public Participation
Mark Prado July 28, 2020
Suisun City

Solano County residents will be able to voice their views from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the newly released Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint, a 30-year regional vision that seeks to create a more affordable, connected, diverse, healthy and vibrant Bay Area.

Tuesday MetroTalks: Advancing Community Resilience through Equitable Public Engagement
Public Participation
Mark Prado July 22, 2020
MetroTalks

At a time when Bay Area residents continue to shelter-in-place, how can we adapt to the current limitations, and how might we emerge with more inclusive strategies for equitable community engagement during this portal into the digital-first age?