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.


In The Media

Mill Valley townhouse project resurfaces, so does opposition

Marin Independent Journal, 2-27-2017

Clash in Sacramento over state versus local control for housing development

San Francisco Examiner, 2-27-2017

Remaking Howard Street

San Francisco Chronicle, 2-27-2017

Oakland OKs tiny homes, homeless youth housing plans

East Bay Times, 2-24-2017

How the San Francisco Bay Area Is Balancing New Development and Water

News Deeply, 2-24-2017

Apartments to replace Walnut Creek strip mall?

East Bay Times, 2-23-2017

Bernal Heights warehouse tenants face eviction after Ghost Ship fire

San Francisco Examiner, 2-23-2017

Harbor District weighs Oyster Point development: Officials consider massive office, housing project proposed near marina

San Mateo Daily Journal, 2-23-2017

‘Granny flats’ get zoning code OK in Fairfield

Fairfield Daily Republic, 2-22-2017

Local governments can create blueprint for more housing

Sacramento Bee, 2-22-2017


News Features

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.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8

June 2016

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on Friday, July 8 on alternative planning scenarios for future Bay Area housing and job growth, as well as associated transportation needs.


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