Public Invited to Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House in Walnut Creek and Public Hearing in San Francisco This Week

John Goodwin, MTC (415) 778-5262
Leah Zippert, ABAG (415) 820-7995

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to an open house in Walnut Creek (Embassy Suites Hotel, Contra Costa Ballroom, 1345 Treat Boulevard) on Wednesday, May 10, 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. This meeting in Contra Costa County is one in a series to be held in all nine Bay Area counties through May 22. For more information about upcoming meeting times, dates and locations in all nine counties, please visit this page:

Bay Area residents who attend these open houses will have the opportunity to view displays; ask questions; and offer comments on the Draft Plan’s goals, proposed growth patterns, transportation investment strategy, and key actions identified to address ongoing and long-term regional challenges.

The public also is invited to attend a public hearing on Friday, May 12, at 9:40 a.m. in San Francisco (Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street) to comment on the Draft Plan, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040, the Draft Transportation-Air Quality Conformity Analysis for Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and Amended 2017 Transportation Improvement Program. For more information about upcoming public hearings, including dates and times, please visit the Plan Bay Area website:

Transit Directions

The Embassy Suites Hotel is directly across the street from the Pleasant Hill BART Station.

The Bay Area Metro Center is about a 10-minute walk down Beale Street from the Embarcadero BART/Muni Station. For directions to these events, including public transit access, visit

Accessible Meetings

Do you need an interpreter or any other assistance in order to participate? Please call us at 415.778.6757. We require three days notice in order to provide reasonable accommodation.


¿Necesitas un intérprete o cualquier otra asistencia para participar? Comunícate al 415.778.6757. Necesitamos aviso con tres días de anticipación para proporcionar asistencia razonable.


MTC is the transportation planning, financing and coordinating agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. ABAG is the Council of Governments and official regional planning agency for the 101 cities and towns, and nine counties of the Bay Area.