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$2 Gas Won't Last Forever; New Program Helps Drivers Save Money, Curb Emissions

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week kicked off a new program known as Drive Smart Bay Area to help motorists save money, improve air quality and increase safety by following a few simple tips to improve driving habits and vehicle performance.

PR Newswire

Think tank calls for second BART transbay tube

Between 1966 and 1969, California officials built what was the world’s longest and deepest underwater tunnel: the Bay Area Rapid Transit transbay tube.

San Francisco Examiner

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Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge

January 26, 2016

Special Forum on Saturday, February 20, 2016

Bay Area housing and transportation policymakers, city planners, community and business leaders, housing developers and advocates are invited to attend a half-day event for a timely and important dialogue on the role that Bay Area local governments and regional agencies — as well as the state and federal government — can play in addressing skyrocketing housing costs and displacement of long-time residents.

Please join us at this special forum on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland.

Who should attend?

This half-day forum will focus on:

Participants will also break out into four smaller groups to discuss specific challenges and strategies for (1) San Francisco, (2) the Peninsula and South Bay, (3) the East Bay and (4) the North Bay. Your comments will help inform future discussions and actions.

Forum details:

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Oakland Marriott City Center
1001 Broadway, Oakland (at 12th Street BART Station)

To learn more and register, please click here. 

To view the preliminary agenda, please click here.

Sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), as part of the update to Plan Bay Area 2040.

Do you need an interpreter or any other assistance to participate? Please call 510.817.5757 or 510.817.5769 for TDD/TTY three days in advance.

¿Necesita un intérprete u otra asistencia para participar? Por favor llámenos con tres días de anticipación al 510.817.5757 o 510.817.5769 para TDD/TTY.