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Remaining Policy Board Meetings to Plan Bay Area Adoption and EIR Approval

(Information is tentative; please check back for updates)

Date/Location

Meeting

 

June 14 9:30 a.m. Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter

101 8th Street, Oakland

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) released the Draft Plan Bay Area. This starts the public comment period for the long-range plan that looks forward to the year 2040.
The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will release the Draft Plan Bay Area on March 22, 2013. This starts the public comment period for the long-range plan that looks forward to the year 2040. A companion Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) will be released a week later on March 29, 2013.
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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 to be considered as part of the environmental review process for the region’s long-range transportation and land use plan.

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? Are there alternatives that should be evaluated?

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.