Plan Bay Area Is Up for Final Vote

Thursday, July 18, 2013 ALERT

Tonight's Plan Bay Area adoption meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland Marriott and will be webcast live. Now you can tune in with your iPhone, iPad or other smart phone as well as a desktop computer. Link to the audiocast here.

Plan Bay Area is up for final consideration on Thursday, July 18, 2013, when MTC and ABAG will vote on the Final Plan, Final EIR, Regional Housing Need Allocation, Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Two public hearings will be held, one on Plan Bay Area and one on the Regional Housing Need Allocation. The special meeting will be held at the Oakland Marriott Convention Center and will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Additional correspondence on Plan Bay Area and related documents posted since July 10, 2013 is now online.

MTC and ABAG discussed the Draft Plan, EIR, Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) at a Joint MTC Planning Committee/ABAG Administrative Committee on Friday, July 12, 2013. The MTC commissioners and ABAG board members proposed changes to the Draft Plan, which will be included in the Final Plan that will be up for approval on Thursday.

A compilation of the comments on the draft plan can be viewed on our "What We Heard" page. Comments were submitted by mail and email, via an online interactive Plan Bay Area Town Hall, and in-person at outreach meetings in every county. The results of a public opinion survey are also factoring into the process.

Here is the public meeting related to final adoption of the plan.

Plan Bay Area looks forward to the year 2040 and charts a course for the Bay Area’s first-ever Sustainable Communities Strategy, accommodating needed growth within our nine counties while at the same time decreasing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks.

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