News and Stories

New Research Addresses Equity and Climate Resilience
News Story
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Climate change. Sea-level rise. Resilience.

Guide shows ways to lessen damage in a major temblor
News Story
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

An online tool is now available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor.

New Wildfire Resources Available
News Release
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

New Wildfire White Paper developed by the ABAG and MTC Resilience Program explores the strategies communities currently use to mitigate wildfire risk.

Video Highlights from ABAG Spring General Assembly
News Story
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Nearly 150 attendees from local governments throughout the nine county San Francisco Bay Area attended the ABAG Spring 2018 General Assembly and Business Meeting on May 31, 2018.

SAVE THE DATE for Building a Resilient Region, ABAG General Assembly and Business Meeting
News Story
Thursday, March 29, 2018

This conference provides an opportunity to discuss how to build greater resilience as a region to better meet expected challenges, including hazards and climate events.

New Research on Seismic Risk Available
News Story
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Staff from ABAG/MTC and the U.S. Geological Survey presented new research on the Bay Area's seismic riskat the Regional Planning Committee meeting.

Resources for Bay Area Cities and Counties in response to the October 2017 North Bay Fires
News Story
Friday, October 20, 2017

The agencies have put together links to information that elected officials and staff may find helpful in the aftermath of the North Bay Fires, including tools for recovery and rebuilding, funding o

Energy Planning: Implementing Microgrids as a Resilience Strategy
News Story
Monday, September 18, 2017

Communities are increasingly tapping into microgrids to support goals to decrease carbon footprint, increase energy reliability, and support community development.

Building Resilient Homes to Build Resilient Communities Workshop
News Story
Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Building Resilient Homes to Build Resilient Communities workshop on July 25th demonstrated the positive impact of coordinated energy efficiency and seismic safety efforts.