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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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Researchers stress role of subsidized housing in easing affordability crisis

New research from UC Berkeley’s Urban Displacement Project stresses the need for the production of both market-rate and subsidized housing, along with aggressive preservation of affordable units and protection for tenants, to resolve the San Francisco Bay Area’s housing affordability crisis.

Berkeley News

Will the feds help pay for a second Transbay Tube for BART?

The nation's top transportation official said the federal government would be willing to help fund a second Transbay Tube for BART, but that doesn't mean the $12 billion project will happen anytime soon.

San Francisco Business Times

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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.


Recap: Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge

February 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge. The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and MTC, which jointly sponsored the event, value your ideas. Materials, presentations and video from the housing forum can be found here.