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ABAG, MTC Name Therese W. McMillan New Executive Director
News Release
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today named Therese Watkins McMillan as its new Executive Director.

New Horizon Perspective Paper Previewed at Joint ABAG Administrative Committee and MTC Planning Committee
News Story
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The ABAG Administrative Committee and the MTC Planning Committee are meeting on Friday, September 14th to preview Perspective Paper #2 Preview: Toward a Shared Future: Strategies to Reduce Congesti

2018 Joint ABAG/MTC Advocacy Program Approved
News Story
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

At the January 18th Executive Board meeting, the ABAG Executive Board approved the 2018 Joint Advocacy Program for ABAG and MTC.

Plan Bay Area Open Houses for the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040
News Story
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) recently released the Draft Plan Bay Area 2040.

Estuary Blueprint Released 32 Actions to Advance the Health of the Estuary
News Story
Thursday, November 3, 2016

After more than two years of planning and collaboration, San Francisco Estuary Partnership announces the release of the streamlined and updated Comprehensive

Plan Bay Area Draft Preferred Land Use Scenario
News Story
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Release of the Draft Preferred Land Use Scenario in early September 2016 marks a major milestone toward the development of Plan Bay Area 2040.

Plan Bay Area Draft Preferred Scenario Presented
News Story
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Plan Bay Area Draft Preferred Scenario was presented to the ABAG Regional Planning Committee and to the ABAG Executive Board last week as well as the Regional Advisory Working Group (RAWG) and

Regional Planning Committee's New Subcommittees Tackle Issues
News Story
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The ABAG Regional Planning Committee (RPC) has formed three subcommittees to examine issues of importance to the region: Infrastructure, Economic Development, and Housing.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Spring Outreach Extends Regional Conversation on Housing and Transportation
News Story
Monday, June 27, 2016

During May and June, more than 1,100 members of the public attended open houses or took an online quiz to learn about and comment on an update to the region's long-range transportation and housing



A young Redwood City resident shares her thoughts on what the Bay Area should look like in 2050.
Horizon Pop-Up Outreach Meetings, March 2018
Photo Gallery
Thursday, April 12, 2018

This March, MTC staff members visited all nine Bay Area counties to get community input for the Horizon initiative, a new planning effort underway that explores the pressing issues and possible cha