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Get on the San Francisco Bay Trail Saturday for National Celebrate Trails Day

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Bay Area residents are being encouraged to walk, hike or roll their way to the San Francisco Bay Trail Saturday for national Celebrate Trails Day.

ABAG Looks Back at 2023 Housing, Environment, Energy Efforts

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The year 2023 saw the Association of Bay Area Governments and its related agencies work in the challenging realms of housing, the environment and energy conservation with the goal of making the region

Flood, Fire, Heat, Drought: BARC Report Charts Course for Coordinated Adaptation

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A new report issued by the Bay Area Regional Collaborative (BARC) documents how the overall climate adaptation system in the Bay Area functions and identifies next steps in exploring responses to

Bay Trail Interactive Map Now Easier to Use

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A new Bay Trail interactive map (formerly called the Bay Trail navigational map) is now available and easier to use on desktop computers and mobile devices.

MTC Names Andrew Fremier New Executive Director

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today named Andrew B. Fremier as its new Executive Director. This position also serves as the top executive for the Association of Bay Area Governments

Bay Area Needs $7.6 Billion To Unlock 33,000 Affordable Homes Currently in the Pipeline

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Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today issued new research revealing that there are 395 affordable housing developments in various stages

Video: BayREN Celebrates 10 Years

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Led by the Association of Bay Area Governments, BayREN (Bay Area Regional Energy Network) is a regional collaboration of the Bay Area's nine counties and this year celebrates its 10th anniversary as

Building a Bay Area For All: Harnessing the $1.2 Trillion Federal Infrastructure Package for Equitable Community Development

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The Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII) will present a forum from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, to explore how to harness the opportunity to deliver transformative benefits

Bay Area Towns, Cities and Counties Get Assist From New TA Portal

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Think of it as a one-stop shop for Bay Area city and county agencies to access resources they need to address housing, environment, land use, resilience and transportation.