Land use describes where we live, work and play. In the Bay Area, issues of urban sprawl, transportation, housing, and pollution and environmental conservation all play a role in how local governments develop and preserve land.
ABAG, working in collaboration with MTC, provides a regional perspective. Many of our programs involve collaboration with ABAG members, community leaders, policy makers and planners.
Horizon: When we plan for the future, what sort of future are we planning for?
Plan Bay Area: How will the Bay Area create an equitable and economically vibrant future for everyone?
PDA - Priority Development Areas: Where can we create housing near transit and jobs?
PCA - Priority Conservation Areas: How do we protect our natural environment and its beauty?
East Bay Corridors Initiative: Can we create a network of communities to build better neighborhoods?
Resilience: How can we plan for - and recover from - natural hazards like earthquakes, fires and floods?
Economic Development District: Our Bay Area has an enviably dynamic and diverse economy — but one that also creates challenges. How do we address these?