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Plan Bay Area 2040 Scenario Open Houses in May and June

The public is invited to view alternative scenarios for what the Bay Area could look like in 2040 and to help select desired features among these alternatives.


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Comments Sought on Plan Bay Area Update

The Association of Bay Area Governments and Metropolitan Transportation Commission are hosting public workshops in all nine Bay Area counties to gather input for their just-released scenarios on how to update Plan Bay Area.

Independent News

High-speed rail launches study for Peninsula segment

With plans accelerating for the Bay Area segment of California's high-speed rail line, Palo Alto officials this week called for a more inclusive process in designing the train system and renewed their calls for rail officials to "grade separate" the new bullet trains from crossing traffic.

Palo Alto Online

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Of the ten major metro areas in the U.S., the Bay Area ranks __ in terms of minutes spent commuting.

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 Open Houses Kick Off This Week in Contra Costa and Santa Clara Counties

May 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to a pair of open houses in Richmond (East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, 339 11th Street) and in San Jose (The Tech Museum, 201 South Market Street) on Thursday, May 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.


Bay Area Residents Invited to Shape Region’s Long-Range Plan

May 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) this spring are holding a series of nine open houses across the Bay Area, and invite residents to help craft Plan Bay Area 2040, the long-range regional transportation and land-use strategy slated for adoption in the summer of 2017. The agencies seek residents’ help in prioritizing transportation investments and evaluating various scenarios developed by MTC and ABAG staff for how the Bay Area may look in 2040.