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In the Media

Sonoma County makes top 10 list of tightest housing markets

In another sign of the challenge facing local homebuyers, a new study ranks Sonoma County as one of 10 communities in the U.S. with the most extreme housing shortages.

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Oakland: Airbnb issue highlights city’s gentrification fears

OAKLAND — As city leaders here take their first steps toward regulating Airbnb, they have made one concern abundantly clear: they don’t want what San Francisco has.

East Bay Times

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Last week's quiz results

Which bridge was the first automobile span across the San Francisco Bay?
Bay Bridge
Carquinez Bridge
Dumbarton Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge

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 Final Preferred Scenario Approved

December 2016

Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-range transportation and land use plan, has marked a major milestone with the adoption of the Final Preferred Scenario by the MTC Commission and ABAG Executive Board.


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.