MTC Committee Meeting on Plan Bay Area

From TransForm:
Joint meeting of MTC Planning Committee and ABAG Administrative Committee
Link for more information:

http://www.onebayarea.org/

Staff from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) will present public comment on Draft Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR), and seek direction on options to respond to comments.

This is an important conversation among regional leaders to inform the final 25-year regional transportation plan.  We need to remind them that we’re expecting a better final draft of the Express Lane Network and improved policies to protect affordability and increase transportation choices.

Contact Clarrissa Cabansagan for more information, or RSVP for this meeting now using the form below.

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