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News Features

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Staff from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments presented updates on the Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint, including its associated Outcomes and Growth Pattern, as well as the Draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Methodology and Final

Illustration of sticky notes with ideas addressed in the Plan Bay Area 2050 Implementation Plan
Monday, January 4, 2021

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite members of the public to take part in a survey about the Implementation Plan phase of Plan Bay Area 2050.

Arial of the Pacific coastline
Friday, December 18, 2020

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are pleased to announce the release of the Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint Outcomes—a

Blue-toned satellite photo of the Bay Area
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

This Friday, December 18 at 12 p.m., staff from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments will present updates on the Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint, including its associated Outcomes and Growth Pattern, as well as the Draft Regional Housing Needs

Plan Bay Area 2050 - Tell Us What You Think board with post-it notes
Friday, August 28, 2020

Thank you to all who participated in our second round of Plan Bay Area 2050 outreach this summer despite the ongoing trials we face in the Bay Area, including the global coronavirus pandemic and social unrest due to racial inj

African American man using a cell phone outside
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

While a series of Virtual Workshops and Telephone Town Halls will be happening during the Plan Bay Area 2050 Blueprint public comment period - July 10 through August 10, 2020 - busy Bay Area residents are invit

Plan Bay Area 2050: Drafting the Blueprint
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Check out the Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint, which integrates 25 resilient and equitable strategies to make progress toward a more affordable, connected, diverse, healthy and vibrant Bay Area for all.

A bench with trees in the foregrwound while a sailboat, bridge and buildings are in the background of this illustration from the Mayor of Bayville game.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

New routes for bicycles and pedestrians, denser housing near transit stops, and more frequent and reliable train service were the top three strategies chosen by more than 3,100 people who played the Mayor of Bayville this fall.

A tabletop sign reading "It's Your Future, Bay Area" with the Plan Bay Area 2050 logo is in the foreground while a staff member speaks with members of the public in the background.
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Better public transit, more affordable housing and new routes for safe biking and walking were recurring themes raised by Bay Area residents at more than three dozen “pop-up” workshops held around the region this fall.

Friday, November 8, 2019

The construction of any new travel route across San Francisco Bay — whether for cars, trucks and buses; for BART or other rail services; or for a combination of auto and rail uses — certainly would have a transformative effect on the Bay Area, reshaping both the region’s transportation network an