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Plan Bay Area 2050 January 2021 Update Plan Bay Area 2050

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Plan Bay Area 2050 January 2021 Update

 

Welcome to the Plan Bay Area 2050 newsletter!

Here’s what is coming up this month...

 


 

Happy New Year! Long-Range Planning Continues


We would like to wish everyone across the Bay Area a Happy New Year. The work of MTC and ABAG...

San Francisco Estuary Partnership Notes 2020 Highlights San Francisco Estuary Partnership

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San Francisco Estuary Partnership Notes 2020 Highlights

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership is taking stock of milestones achieved during 2020.


Despite the challenges imposed by the pandemic, partnerships throughout the region brought results that serve to enhance the San Francisco Bay Estuary.


Among the projects: The San Pablo Avenue Green...

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Well-Attended VMT and Housing Element Update Webinar

To assist local jurisdictions in adopting Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) policies, the ABAG-MTC Regional Planning Program (RPP) hosted more than 100 local jurisdiction housing, planning and transportation staff in a two hour “VMT Policies and Housing Element Site Feasibility” webinar. 70% of the...

Plan Bay Area 2050 December Update PBA 2050

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Plan Bay Area 2050 December Update

Welcome to the Plan Bay Area 2050 newsletter!

Here’s what's happening this month...

 


 

Happy Holidays! Long-Range Planning Continues


We would like to wish everyone across the Bay Area Happy Holidays as each of us closes out what has been a challenging year. MTC...

Webinar on Draft RHNA Methodology, Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint Blue-toned satellite photo of the Bay Area

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Webinar on Draft RHNA Methodology, Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint

This Friday, December 18 at 12:00 p.m., staff from ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will present updates on the Draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Methodology and Final RHNA Subregional Shares, as well as the Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint, including its associated...

Help Document Rising Tides This Weekend Sea level rise

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Help Document Rising Tides This Weekend

The Bay Area will get a preview of California’s future this weekend as “king tides” roll in.


The gravitational tug of the moon and sun, not climate change, is responsible for the extreme tides. But researchers say the tides provide a glimpse of what the Bay Area could look like in the coming...

Marin County Affordable Housing Project Gets Approval Under SB35 Rule Housing

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Marin County Affordable Housing Project Gets Approval Under SB35 Rule

The first development proposal submitted to Marin County under a new state law intended to streamline certain types of housing developments to address California’s severe housing shortage and affordability crisis has been given county approval.


A new 74-unit multifamily housing complex in Marin...

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Housing TA – Regional Early Action Planning Grants Webinar

ABAG, in partnership with HCD, hosted a webinar on Oct. 29 with 250 attendees. The webinar discussed state data requirements for local Housing Elements, solicited input on regional data tools and trained local planners to use a site selection tool — known as the Housing Element Site Section (HESS)...