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In the Media

Marin commuters benefit from $18M funding deal after political dustup

After a local political dustup, a key regional transportation panel has given its blessing to a plan to carve up an $18.2 million pie of federal funds for two Marin-related transportation projects.

Marin Independent Journal

Bay Area's need for housing clashes with small town's values

In the cozy community of Brisbane, a developer's ambitious vision and the Bay Area's desperate need for housing are clashing with a small town's reluctance to change its laid-back character.

East Bay Times

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29 Jul at 9:26 am

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27 Jul at 4:49 pm

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27 Jul at 10:35 am

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The Bay Area consumed the ____ greenfield acres among the top 10 metro areas in the last decade.

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.

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.


Residents Get New Online Tools to Help Shape Bay Area’s Future

June 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) this week unveiled two new online tools to make it easier for Bay Area residents to weigh in on the policies and strategies shaping Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and housing roadmap.