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Bay Area Council Poll

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    TrafficTranspo

    2018-01-12 05:01:11

    REGIONAL MEASURE 3 TAKES IMPORTANT STEP FORWARD

    A bold plan to invest $4.5 billion across the region to ease traffic and improve mass transit for millions of commuters took an important step forward this week (Jan. 10) when the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA)’s Oversight Committee recommended placing Regional Measure 3 (RM3) on the June ballot.

    RBD team members

    2018-01-12 05:01:23

    KEY MILESTONE IN SEA-LEVEL RISE DESIGN COMPETITION

    The Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge entered its final phase on Thursday (Jan. 11), with each of the 10 world-class design teams being assigned a specific location on the San Francisco Bay shoreline to prepare for sea level rise.

    Photo by New York Times

    2018-01-12 05:01:13

    WITH RECORD BUDGET PROPOSAL, GOV. BROWN SEES RAIN IN THE FUTURE

    There hasn’t been a lot of rain so far this winter, but Gov. Jerry Brown had the wet stuff on his mind this week (Jan. 11) when he released a $190 billion budget proposal that ups the state’s “Rainy Day Fund” by $5 billion to $13.5 billion.

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    2018-01-05 11:01:29

    THE YEAR OF HOUSING, ROUND II

    Many folks in Sacramento called 2017 the Year of Housing for the 15 bills (many of which the Bay Area Council supported) that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law that in various ways responded to the state’s awful housing crisis.