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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...

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/ABAG work continues in...

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...