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BayREN's Work Recognized by CALCOG

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BayREN's Work Recognized by CALCOG

When talking about energy efficiency in the San Francisco region, ABAG’s Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) has taken center stage. BayREN's work has been recognized in a new article from CALCOG (California Association of Councils of Governments.)

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Public Hearing on RHNA Appeals

ABAG in September and October, is conducting a Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Appeals public hearing over six days to consider the 28 appeals made by Bay Area cities, towns and counties and the nearly 450 comments received on the appeals. This is the final phase of the ABAG RHNA cycle six...

Public Invited to Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 Public Engagement Recap on Aug. 17 A man works at a laptop while writing in a notebook, with a bicycle in the background.

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Public Invited to Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 Public Engagement Recap on Aug. 17

The public is invited to attend a webinar on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m., where staff from the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will summarize “What We Heard” during the spring-summer 2021 public comment period of Draft Plan Bay Area...

Annual Climate & Energy Forum Set for Aug. 3-19 CCEC Forum Registration

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Annual Climate & Energy Forum Set for Aug. 3-19

The 12th Annual Climate & Energy Forum will take place Aug. 3 to 19, and will feature topics weaving recovery, equity and public health into local climate and energy work.


The Forum will continue providing a space for local governments to learn, network, collaborate and receive targeted support...

Appeals Received on Draft RHNA Allocations three story housing units side by side with BART train in the background

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Appeals Received on Draft RHNA Allocations

ABAG by the Friday, July 9 deadline received appeals from 28 local governments challenging their draft RHNA allocations, which were announced in May. The submitted appeals include ten from communities in Marin County; six from Santa Clara County communities; six from Contra Costa County communities...