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Plan Bay Area Passes in a Room Full of Paranoid Conservative Activists

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Plan Bay Area, the 25-year regional development and transportation funding strategy, was approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Governments last night. The commissions passed a plan that includes some highway expansions and won’t meet the region’s own goals for sustainable transportation, according to projections, but which nevertheless represents a step forward for smart […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bicyclist in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash in Watsonville (Merc)  Driver Charged with Intentionally Running Down Cyclist in Portland (Bike Portland) Caltrain Service Changes Go into Effect Today (NBC 11) Media News Editorial Blasts High-Speed Rail Project, Calls It "Highly Questionable" Planner Considers a Less Car Dependent Napa County (North Bay Business Journal) Chronicle Op-Ed: […]

Call for Regional Coordination of Land Use and Transportation

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It appears a consensus is forming among local governments that building more livable and sustainable communities is an immediate priority. At a conference in San Francisco yesterday, elected officials from across the Bay Area, along with business, housing, development and transportation groups, called for a coordinated land use and transportation planning strategy to account for […]

MTC Meeting

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Schedule and Agenda: Association of Bay Area Governments Bay Area Air Quality Management District Bay Conservation and Development Commission Metropolitan Transportation Commission Joint Policy Committee Meeting