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Bay Area Traffic is Up to 52% of Normal, According to Our New Tracker image

Bay Area Traffic is Up to 52% of Normal, According to Our New Tracker

Once the source of epic traffic jams, new data-visualization shows travel between Silicon Valley and San Francisco is lagging in recovery compared ...
Statement on Protests in Wake of George Floyd’s Death image

Statement on Protests in Wake of George Floyd’s Death

The Bay Area Council today issued the following statement on the protests taking place in response to the death last week of George Floyd in Minnea...
New CEO Survey Finds Dramatic Workplace Changes in Response to COVID-19 image

New CEO Survey Finds Dramatic Workplace Changes in Response to COVID-19

The Bay Area can expect a dramatic shift in where employees work as shelter-in-place orders slowly lift and the economy reopens, according to a Bay...
Bay Area Council Statement on Agreement Between Tesla and Alameda County image

Bay Area Council Statement on Agreement Between Tesla and Alameda County

San Francisco—The Bay Area Council today issued the following statement on the agreement between Tesla and Alameda County to allow operations at ...
Climate Resilience Bond Could Create Between 75,000-119,000 Jobs Says New Bay Area Council Economic Institute Report image

Climate Resilience Bond Could Create Between 75,000-119,000 Jobs Says New Bay Area Council Economic Institute Report

A bond measure to protect California communities from wildfires, droughts, floods, and extreme heat events could create between 75,000 and 119,000 ...
Bay Area Council Statement on Threat by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to Relocate Company over COVID-19 Restrictions image

Bay Area Council Statement on Threat by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to Relocate Company over COVID-19 Restrictions

The Bay Area Council today (May 9) issued the following statement in response to tweets by Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatening a lawsuit against Alamed...
Bay Area Council Statement on Lawsuit Against Uber and Lyft image

Bay Area Council Statement on Lawsuit Against Uber and Lyft

The Bay Area Council today (May 5) issued the following statement on a lawsuit filed against Uber and Lyft: “It’s regrettable to see th...
Bay Area Council Survey Finds Growing Pressure to Reopen Economy image

Bay Area Council Survey Finds Growing Pressure to Reopen Economy

Strong support for shelter-in-place restrictions, but economic toll mounting as growing number of business see more layoffs coming Pressure is buil...
Council Urges Reauthorization of Federal Transportation Funding Bill image

Council Urges Reauthorization of Federal Transportation Funding Bill

United by an ambitious transportation agenda for our country, the Metropolitan Civic Leadership Alliance, a new group of nine business-led civic or...
Bay Area Council Announces Alliance with 2020 PGA Championship image

Bay Area Council Announces Alliance with 2020 PGA Championship

The Bay Area Council and the 2020 PGA Championship, along with SF Travel and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, today announced an exciting new...
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