May 2018 RAWG Update: Horizon Guiding Principles, Futures Creation & Project Performance Assessment

May 2018 RAWG Update: Horizon Guiding Principles, Futures Creation & Project Performance Assessment Month in Review At the RAWG meeting on April 3, planning staff provided an overview of the feedback received at the March pop-up events and via the online survey as part of the Horizon initiative. Planning staff also shared Horizon’s preliminary Guiding […]

MTC: What should the Bay Area look like in 2050?

Help Us Plan the Future of the Bay Area! The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) are partner regional agencies working together to make the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area a better place to live for people from all walks of life. MTC and ABAG have launched an exciting new initiative, tentatively called Futures, […]

MTC News Release: Regional Agencies Invite Public Comment as Planned U.S. 101 Upgrades on Peninsula Take Shape

For Immediate Release Contact: John Goodwin, MTC, 415.778.5262 SAN FRANCISCO, January 22, 2018 . . . The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today released proposed draft amendments to the long-range regional transportation and land use plan known as Plan Bay Area 2040 and to the 2017 Transportation Improvement Program […]

ABAG and MTC Adopts Plan Bay Area 2040: Blueprint for Transportation Investments and Land Use Decisions

On July 26, the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) jointly adopted Plan Bay Area 2040, the Bay Area’s long-range blueprint to guide transportation investments and land use decisions through 2040, and its associated Environmental Impact Report (EIR). Watch the meeting recording and review the meeting’s agenda here. Plan Bay Area 2040 establishes […]

MTC Press Release: “Final Plan and Environmental Impact Report Released for Policymakers’ Review”

     Final Plan and Environmental Impact Report  Released for Policymakers’ Review Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) staff today released proposed revisions to the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for consideration by the Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)’s Executive Board. Policymakers will discuss both documents […]

Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Meetings: Plan Bay Area 2040 Final Environmental Impact Report

  NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY and NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS Metropolitan Transportation Commission Plan Bay Area 2040 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy Final Environmental Impact Report   Date:               July 10, 2017 To:                   Interested Agencies, Organizations and Individuals From:               Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) The Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR) […]

MTC – What We Heard: Review Public Comments on Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 and the Draft EIR

Thank you to everyone who attended a Plan Bay Area 2040 open house or public hearing in May and submitted comments on the Draft Plan or the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR). On June 9, a summary of what we heard from residents was presented to the Joint MTC Planning and ABAG Administrative Committee. You […]

BPC Submits Comment Letter on Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Plan

BPC’s Legislative & Policy and Resources & Infrastructure committees held a joint meeting in May to learn more about the Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Plan (“the Plan”) that was recently released. During this meeting, BPC members received a presentation about the Plan from an MTC staff member and had the opportunity to engage in thoughtful […]

MTC: Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Environmental Impact Report released for public review

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040 has been released for public review. Access the Draft EIR document online here: http://2040.planbayarea.org/reports The Draft EIR has been prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to analyze and disclose the potentially adverse significant impacts associated with implementation of theproposed Plan […]

MTC and ABAG release Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Plan

This week, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) released a full Draft Plan for the Plan Bay Area 2040 project. The Draft Plan and all related information about the project can be accessed here.   Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) staff member Brianne Riley attended a meeting led by MTC on Tuesday, […]