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California’s High-Speed Rail Project: Approval of the San Jose to Merced Environmental Documents is Essential for Jobs, the Environment, Business Competitiveness and Quality of Life image

California’s High-Speed Rail Project: Approval of the San Jose to Merced Environmental Documents is Essential for Jobs, the Environment, Business Competitiveness and Quality of Life

By Jim Wunderman, President and CEO of the Bay Area Council, Ashley Swearengin, President and CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, and A...
Report: Future of California Advanced Technology and Basic Research image

Report: Future of California Advanced Technology and Basic Research

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute released today (March 29) its Future of Basic Science and Advanced Technology Report and a supporting Basic...
Show me the Money; Bay Area Competes for Federal Transportation Largesse image

Show me the Money; Bay Area Competes for Federal Transportation Largesse

From electrifying Caltrain to extending BART to San Jose, the Bay Area is lining up its top transportation infrastructure projects to compete for $...
Inexplicable Advisory Vote on Howard Terminal image

Inexplicable Advisory Vote on Howard Terminal

Even when the evidence seemed indisputable that plans by the Oakland A’s to build a transformative new ballpark at Howard Terminal next to Jack L...
Housing the Middle: Council Sponsors Conversation on Affordable Housing Solutions image

Housing the Middle: Council Sponsors Conversation on Affordable Housing Solutions

The Council was proud to sponsor Housing the Middle: Bay Area Affordable Housing Solutions, a provocative, solutions-oriented conversation with pr...
Member Spotlight: Calbright College Making Strides and Building Career Pathways for Californians image

Member Spotlight: Calbright College Making Strides and Building Career Pathways for Californians

California’s first and only fully-online, public community college is making exceptional progress under the new leadership of President and CEO A...
Council Announces New Policy Focus on Maritime, Goods Movement image

Council Announces New Policy Focus on Maritime, Goods Movement

The maritime and goods movement industry is a major driver of economic activity across the Bay Area. It encompasses our ports and airports, our reg...
Abusive CEQA Lawsuit Threatens UC Berkeley Admissions image

Abusive CEQA Lawsuit Threatens UC Berkeley Admissions

Thousands of prospective UC Berkeley students would be denied admission next year under a misguided and disastrous court ruling in a case that high...
Big Win for Oakland A’s Ballpark Plans image

Big Win for Oakland A’s Ballpark Plans

There’s still a long way to go, but Bay Area Council member Oakland A’s reached an important milestone this week (Feb. 17) in their plans to bu...
Big Month for Regional Ferry Service image

Big Month for Regional Ferry Service

There was a lot of good news this past month for fans of regional ferry service. The Port of Redwood City this week (Feb. 14) endorsed the business...
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