Regional Planning

Public Participation

Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 public engagement recap set for Aug. 17

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. Read More

Public Participation

Are We Coming Through Loud and Clear? Are We Hearing You?

By Brenda Kahn
MTC/ABAG staff and members of the public discuss the projections for population and housing for Plan Bay Area 2040 at an open house event. Individuals stand in groups while display boards are on the table in the background.

Marshall McLuhan famously posited that “the medium is the message,” meaning that how you convey information is as important as the intended message itself. MTC’s Draft 2018 Public Participation Plan examines the media and methods the agency uses to get its messages across to the public, and to collect feedback. In essence, we are asking the public to comment on how they would like to receive information and comment in the future on MTC’s plans and programs. Read More

Projects

Honors, Awards and Deals of the Year - Oh My! 2017 in Review

By Chirag Rabari
Atrium at the Bay Area Metro Center

As the year winds to a close, it's a good time to take stock of all the things we are grateful for. Here at the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), there is an across-the-board commitment to hard work and excellence at both the staff and leadership level. We are thankful for all of the following honors and awards bestowed on us in 2017 by peers and professional organizations. Read More