Save the Date: 2016 Outlook Conference on May 17

2015 Bay Area Council Poll

Bay Area residents rank top issues, concerns for the region.

Promoting Early Childhood Development

Bay Area Council forges new national partnership, unveils exciting messaging campaign.

Tackling the Region's Toughest Challenges

Housing, traffic, water and workforce top Council's 2016 policy agenda

Charting a Course for Regional Economic Resilience

A strategy for maintaining the Bay Area's place as a global economic powerhouse.

  • 2016 OUTLOOK CONFERENCE: BIGGER. BETTER. BOLDER., May 17, 12-5pm, Park Central San Francisco
  • PURPOSE INVESTING: MAKING AN IMPACT THROUGH YOUR PORTFOLIO, Feb. 23, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Bank of the West Palo Alto Wealth Management Center
  • SAN FRANCISCO BUSINESS TIMES MAYORS' ECONOMIC FORECAST, Feb 9, 7:15am - 10:00am, Fairmont San Francisco
  • DELIVERING ON THE PROMISE OF PRECISION MEDICINE, Feb. 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm, Oracle Conference Center
  • ENERGY COMMITTEE MEETING ON ELECTRIC VEHICLES, Jan. 11, 9:30-11:30am, Bay Area Council Headquarters

Blog

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2016-02-09 09:02:12

Report: Economic Benefits of 2nd Transbay Rail Crossing

Building a second transbay rail crossing would have enormous economic benefits for the Bay Area, according to a new report the Bay Area Council Economic Institute released today (Feb. 9). From easing congestion that strangles productivity to supporting local economic development and job creation, a second transbay rail transit crossing would improve the transportation connections that are the lifeblood of a Bay Area economy that ranks as the 23rd largest in the world.

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2016-02-05 03:02:01

Tapping Data to Solve California’s Drought

Making better use of California’s massive but disconnected data sources on water could help improve the state’s response to drought.

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2016-02-05 03:02:52

CAN MODULAR MANUFACTURING BRING DOWN HOUSING COSTS?

Exploring how modular construction could offer a promising solution to the Bay Area’s housing shortage, assuming local zoning and building regulations don’t get in the way.

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2016-02-05 02:02:42

NEW UOP STUDY POINTS TO EMERGING MEGA REGION

A new report published by Bay Area Council member University of the Pacific points to the continuing emergence of a growing mega region encompassing the Bay Area and neighboring San Joaquin and Sacramento counties. The report by the Center for Business and Policy Research found that San Joaquin and Alameda counties led the state in [...]