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Local Government Health and Wellness Forum Creating Healthy Communities

The Local Government Health and Wellness Forum on Creating Healthy Communities was offered as a special resource and benefit for ABAG member cities, towns, and counties on Thursday, September 12th in the MetroCenter Auditorium in Oakland. Expert panelists showcased best practices demonstrating how...

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New Bay Area Water Trail Web Map Launches

Looking to spend some time this summer on the Bay in your kayak or other small watercraft and don't know where to go? The San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail is launching a new web-based interactive map! This trip planning tool for non-motorized small boat users showcases Water Trail launch and...

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Local Governments Honored with Growing Smarter Together Awards

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ABAG's Eighth Annual Growing Smarter Together Awards were presented during its Spring General Assembly to the cities of Redwood City, Walnut Creek, Campbell, Richmond, Fremont, South San Francisco, and Vallejo. The role of the cities' public private...

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Final Plan Bay Area Adopted - Materials Available

The Final Bay Area Plan was adopted at a joint board meeting of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) on July 18, 2013. This Plan includes the region’s Sustainable Communities Strategy and the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan – and an...

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New San Francisco Bay Trail Maps Now Available

The completely re-designed and updated San Francisco Bay Trail maps invite you to enjoy the 330 miles of completed shoreline paths. Easy-to-pack and easy-to-use, the San Francisco Bay Trail maps are now available for purchase at for $14.95, just in time for Bike to Work Day...