Association of Bay Area Governments

ABAG stands for the Association of Bay Area Governments. Our mission is to strengthen cooperation and collaboration across local governments to build healthier, stronger communities.

ABAG is part regional planning agency and part local government service provider. We accomplish our goals by providing planning services and cost-effective ABAG member services to local governments struggling with rising costs and diminishing incomes.

2024 ABAG General Assembly

The ABAG General Assembly was held at the Oakland Museum of California on Friday, June 21, 2024. Learn more.

Funding For BayREN, Other Crucial Energy Efficiency Programs Threatened BayREN

Funding For BayREN, Other Crucial Energy Efficiency Programs Threatened

Energy efficiency programs that help jurisdictions meet their climate goals, while providing communities with crucial home retrofits for health and comfort, could be eliminated as early as 2025 through state legislation.

General Assembly Convenes at Oakland Museum of California ABAG executive board members on stage at the 2024 general assembly

General Assembly Convenes at Oakland Museum of California

On Friday, June 21, a quorum of representatives from the Bay Area’s nine counties and 101 member cities convened to pass the 2024-2025ABAG budget. Delegates attended the meeting in person at the...