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Skate, Walk, or Bike The Bay Trail

ABAG commemorates the 20th anniversary of the San Francisco Bay Trail Project. The San Francisco Bay shoreline has seen profound changes since the initiation of the Bay Trail Development Project in 1989. Access to the Bay from San Francisco to San Pablo is now available with trails to suit the needs...

2009 Growing Smarter Together Awards Presented

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2009 Growing Smarter Together Awards Presented

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This third annual presentation of the Growing Smarter Together Awards was a special highlight of ABAG’s Spring General Assembly in April and recognized five categories of local government planning and development projects. Alameda County, and the cities of...

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Open International Design Competition Responding to Sea Level Rise

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission is hosting an open international design competition for ideas responding to sea level rise in San Francisco Bay and beyond. The Rising Tides competition aims to solicit ideas from anyone interested that are applicable to San Francisco Bay...

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FOCUS Priority Conservation Areas Are Now on the Web

New ABAG webpage showcases areas in San Francisco Bay Area that have been locally-identified and regionally vetted for conservation through the FOCUS Initiative.


These Priority Conservation Areas (PCAs) are areas of regional significance that have broad community support and an urgent need for...