BPC Letter to MTC Planning Committee & ABAG Administrative Committee Regarding Housing Performance Targets

The Bay Planning Coalition has submitted a letter to the MTC Planning Committee & ABAG Administrative Committee to register its support for MTC staff’s proposed language for the Adequate Housing Performance Targets for Plan Bay Area 2.0. MTC’s proposal represents good-faith implementation of SB 375’s requirement for our region’s Sustainable Communities Strategy to plan for adequate […]

BPC Amicus Brief on Sand Mining in the Bay

On March 11, 2015, BPC filed an Amicus Brief in support of the State Lands Commission in an appellate court case involving sand mining in the San Francisco Bay. Please follow the link below for the full brief. Bay Planning Coalition Amicus Brief – March 2015  

2014 BPC Joint WRRDA Letter

The Bay Planning Coalition, together with the California State Coastal Conservancy, the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, Save the Bay, and the Bay Institute, have drafted a joint letter to the Senate and House of Representatives  members of the Committee on Appropriations to advocate for the full funding of the Water Resources and Research Development […]

BPC Water Bond Summary and Supporting Position

  California Proposition 1, the Water Bond (Assembly Bill 1471), is on the November 4, 2014 ballot in California as a legislatively-referred bond act. Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1471 on August 13th to put a comprehensive $7.5 billion water bond before voters this November. Brown signed the legislation after it was approved by the […]