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November 9, 2012
The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), along with our partners The Bay Area Air Quality District (BAAQMD) and The Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), are pleased to announce the launch of the planbayarea.org website.... READ MORE.
Plan Bay Area Moves Forward with Vote on Five Alternative Strategies for Environmental Impact Report
July 20, 2012
At a joint meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board, officials voted on Thursday, July 19 to approve five alternative transportation and land use strategies... READ MORE.
June 27, 2012
MTC and ABAG need your help as we begin work on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Plan Bay Area. The EIR is a legally required document that will assess the environmental impacts of the proposed land-use changes and transportation investments in the long-range plan. What environmental issues should be analyzed?... READ MORE
May 23, 2012
At a packed joint meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), officials voted on May 18 to approve a draft long-range guide to the Bay Area’s transportation, jobs and housing... READ MORE.
Plan Bay Area Hits Major Milestone with Action on Preferred Land Use and Transportation Investment Strategy
May 11, 2012
At the May 11, 2012 joint ABAG Administrative Committee and MTC Planning Committee meeting, both committees referred the Preferred Land Use and Transportation Investment Strategy for Plan Bay Area to the Commission and ABAG Executive Board for review and approval at their joint meeting on May 17, 2012, subject to further discussion of two outstanding issues... READ MORE