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In the Media

California lawmakers approve $2 billion for homeless housing

California senators have approved a $2 billion bond to build permanent housing for mentally ill homeless people.

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Re-Coding Planning

In California, the code that governs how individual towns and cities develop sprawls across an entire shelf of thick three-ring binders in many planning offices, architectural firms, and building companies.


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In the news: Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single veto, via @SFGate

28 Jun at 12:05 pm

Op-ed: \u2018By-right approvals\u2019 will have no real effect on housing supply in SF

27 Jun at 4:30 pm

In the news: How 20,000 new residents on Treasure Island will get around

27 Jun at 3:00 pm

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Nearly ____ of Sonoma County and Solano County residents lived in households earning less than 200 percent of the federal poverty limit in 2013.




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What percentage of greenhouse gas emissions in the Bay Area comes from the transportation sector?
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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.

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.


Three Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for Solano, Sonoma and San Francisco Counties

June 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to open houses in Fairfield and Santa Rosa on Monday, June 13, and in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 14, to learn about an update to the region’s long-range transportation and housing roadmap known as Plan Bay Area 2040.