San Francisco Bay Area

Study: Apartment space shrinking in Bay Area, nation
Housing
Mark Prado May 11, 2022
Vallejo

As the total apartment size has decreased throughout the past 10 years, so has the amount of living space per renter in the Bay Area and across the country, according to a new study from RentCafe.

Report: $400,000 buys little square footage in Bay Area
Housing
Mark Prado May 9, 2022
Housing

With home prices reaching an all-time high of $405,000 in the United States, a new report by Point2 looks at how much square footage $400,000 buys in the nation’s 100 largest cities.

Public Participation

2022 Bike Champion of the Year Winners announced

ike Champion of the Yea

Bay Area Bike to Wherever Days (BTWD) organizers have named the winners of the 2022 Bike Champion of the Year (BCOY) awards. Given to individuals for inspiring bicycling in their Bay Area communities, this award recognizes individuals in the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties for their commitment to bicycling as the primary mode of transport. Read More

Report: Inexpensive homes hard to find in Bay Area and California
Housing
Mark Prado April 21, 2022

Growing housing prices continues to be a concern, especially for those living in the most populous and desirable U.S. cities. And for good reason as, with the constant rise in million-dollar and luxury homes for sale, the threshold for what is considered affordable homes is getting higher as well, according to a new report from Point2Homes.com.

California Transportation Commission approves millions for Bay Area infrastructure projects
Transportation
Mark Prado April 11, 2022
Stinson Beach

The California Transportation Commission has allocated $578 million for projects to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state.

Bay Area sets priorities for billions in federal transportation funding
Projects
Mark Prado March 24, 2022
BART Train

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has unanimously endorsed a federal advocacy strategy to maximize the Bay Area’s share of the more than $100 billion in competitive grants made available through the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Bay Area planners get assist from new TA Portal
MTC-ABAG
Mark Prado February 2, 2022
Bay Area

Think of it as a one-stop shop for Bay Area city and county agencies to access resources they need to address housing, environment, land use, resilience and transportation.