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, […]

ABAG/MTC Staff Consolidation

Click here to view document: Draft Contract for Services for MTC/ABAG Staff Consolidation for Review and Input Click here to view info and agenda for the Association of Bay Area Governments Executive Board Meeting on February 16th.

MTC Opposes Proposition 53

Contact: Steven Maviglio, 916-607-8340 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OPPOSES PROP 53 Measure Threatens Local Control for Transportation, Infrastructure Projects SACRAMENTO – The agency that oversees planning, financing and coordinating transportation for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area is the latest local government group to unanimously oppose Prop 53, a measure on the November […]

Rail-Volution 2016 Conference Comes to SF Bay Area in October

Rail-Volution 2016 Conference Comes to San Francisco Bay Area in October Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Contact: Dan Bartholomay, Chief Executive Officer, Rail-Volution, dan@railvolution.org, 612-486-5610 (office), 612-419-3305 (mobile) Brenda Kahn, MTC, 415-778-6773 Note to Media: Conference sessions are open free of charge to members of the media; limited space in mobile workshops will be available to […]