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As rents rise, nonprofits struggle to stay in the Bay Area

The East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy was hit with a sad irony along with a 30 percent rent increase last year after the building in which it rented office space changed hands: The affordability crisis and displacement that had affected so many of the low-wage workers EBASE works with was now affecting the nonprofit itself.

East Bay Times

Driverless Cars to Fuel Suburban Sprawl

Imagine a world in which hardly anyone owns a car. Instead, most people subscribe to a service for self-driving cars, probably a mashup of the current players in the space, which include Google, Uber, Lyft, Apple, Chrysler, Volkswagen, Tesla, BMW, Toyota, General Motors, Ford and others.

Wall Street Journal

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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.