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A New Real-Estate War in Silicon Valley

Soaring apartment costs in Silicon Valley are fueling popular support for an idea bitterly opposed by many landlords in America’s technology capital: rent controls.

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Stuck in traffic, Santa Clara County voters weigh transportation tax

Tom Scott’s commute from Morgan Hill to Santa Clara was never easy — up until about three years ago it regularly took 50 minutes to travel less than 30 miles.

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Last week's quiz results

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The correct answer is highlighted in yellow. The Plan Bay Area Weekly Poll appears every Monday on this page. The results are published the following Monday. The questions are intended to be educational in nature.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Preferred Scenario Released

September 2016

Today the Draft Preferred Land Use Scenario was released, marking a major milestone toward the development of Plan Bay Area 2040.


Recap: Plan Bay Area 2040 Spring Open Houses

July 2016

Public comments like those collected during this spring's open houses will help inform staff recommendations and, ultimately, the final decisions about Plan Bay Area 2040 made by members of MTC and ABAG.