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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...

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ABAG, MTC Vote to Support Affirmative Action Amendment

The ABAG Executive Board and MTC both voted this month to support Proposition 16 on the November 2020 ballot. If approved by California voters, Proposition 16 would amend the state constitution to repeal a 24-year-old ban on the use of affirmative action and allow the state government, city and...

Fishy Focus: Latest Edition of San Francisco Estuary Magazine is Out Estuary News

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Fishy Focus: Latest Edition of San Francisco Estuary Magazine is Out

The latest issue of ESTUARY News is out and has a fishy focus: There is a summary of 12 years of research on the fish-friendly Yolo Bypass, and a profile of a man who has spent a lifetime helping fish around dams.


Reporters also get out on the Delta to survey fish with cameras nets, and into the...

Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint - Outreach Recap Comments on sticky notes during a Plan bay Area 2050 public engagement event

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Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Blueprint - Outreach Recap

Thousands of Bay Area residents chimed in during the second round of Plan Bay Area 2050 outreach, conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The public expressed a resounding concern regarding housing affordability and many other topics, and their input will help inform staff recommendations...