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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)...

New Energy Evaluation Tool Available Energy Atlas

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New Energy Evaluation Tool Available

ABAG’s BayREN program is pleased to announce the launch of the Bay Area Energy Atlas! The tool, developed by the California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA, in partnership with BayREN, is a large database of PG&E account-level electricity and natural gas consumption linked spatially to...

BayREN Regional Forum - Linking Energy, Equity, and Public Health image of house with stethoscope wrapped around it

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BayREN Regional Forum - Linking Energy, Equity, and Public Health

This half day BayREN Regional Forum will explore the connections between climate change, energy efficiency, equity, and public health. Attendees will also hear about local examples of how health professionals, nonprofits, and local government staff are working together on these issues. This forum...

San Francisco Bay Trail, BATA, Regional Agencies Open New Park San Francisco Bay Trail

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San Francisco Bay Trail, BATA, Regional Agencies Open New Park

A sparkling, new shoreline public park near the Bay Bridge in Oakland was dedicated Wednesday, the project brought to fruition with help from the San Francisco Bay Trail and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA).


The Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline adjacent to the eastern touchdown of the Bay...

Proposed RHNA Methodology On Executive Board Agenda slate blue, cream, and yellow townhomes in front of BART Train and tracks

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Proposed RHNA Methodology On Executive Board Agenda

At its October 1st meeting, ABAG’s Regional Planning Committee voted to recommend the proposed Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) methodology recommended by the Housing Methodology Committee (HMC). The ABAG Executive Board will consider the recommendation for the proposed methodology when it...