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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Plan Bay Area Announcement
March 18, 2013
Comment on the Draft Plan Bay Area
Attend an Open House in Your County
Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan
Transportation Commission (MTC) later this month will release for public
review and comment the Draft Plan Bay Area
and the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR). This will start the
public comment period for the long-range plan that has been discussed
and developed over the past two years.
What's Being Released for Public Review:
Comment on the Draft Plan Bay Area (release date Friday, March 22, 2013; close of comment period, 4 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013).
Comment on the Draft EIR,
which examines the proposed plan and four alternatives and analyzes
the range of potential environmental impacts that could result from the
implementation of Plan Bay Area (release date Friday, March 29, 2013;
close of comment period, 4 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013).
Comment on the Draft 2013 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP),
which implements Plan Bay Area by identifying surface transportation
projects over the next six years that are regionally significant or will
receive federal funds (release date Friday, March 29, 2013; close of
comment period, 4 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2013).
Comment on the Draft Transportation-Air Quality Conformity Analysis
for Plan Bay Area and the Draft 2013 TIP (release date Friday, March
29, 2013; close of comment period, 4 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2013).
Plan Bay Area
Plan Bay Area looks forward to the year 2040
and charts a course for the Bay Area's first ever Sustainable
Communities Strategy, accommodating needed housing growth within our
nine counties while at the same time decreasing greenhouse gas emissions
from cars and light trucks.
Open Houses and Public Hearings Offered in All Nine Bay Area Counties
Attend an Open House to view displays and learn
about the Draft Plan Bay Area. Provide oral comments on the Draft Plan
at the Public Hearing or leave written comments at the comment station
during the Open House. No registration is needed. For transit
directions, visit 511.org.
Open House Hours: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Public Hearing Hours: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Napa County: Elks Lodge, 2840 Soscol Ave., Napa
Sonoma County: Friedman Center, 4676 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa
Thursday, April 11, 2013
San Francisco County: Whitcomb Hotel, 1231 Market St., San Francisco
Monday, April 22, 2013
Solano County: County Fairgrounds, McCormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Dr., Vallejo
Contra Costa County: Marriott Hotel, 2355 North Main St., Walnut Creek
Monday, April 29, 2013
Marin County: Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael
San Mateo County: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City
Send comments via mail to MTC-ABAG, Plan Bay Area Public Comment, 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA, 94607.
you need a sign language interpreter, if English is your second
language and you need translation services, or if you require any other
type of assistance, please contact MTC at 510.817.5757 or 510.817.5769
for TDD/TTY. We require notice of at least three business days to provide reasonable accommodations.
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segundo idioma y necesita un intérprete, o si necesita cualquier otra
ayuda por favor comuníquese con nosotros al número 510.817.5757 o al
510.817.5769 para TDD/TTY. Requerimos tres días de anticipación para
proveer asistencia razonable.