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2018 BACPoll: Can Transportation Tech Solve Bay Area Traffic? image

2018 BACPoll: Can Transportation Tech Solve Bay Area Traffic?

Bay Area voters are embracing new automobile and transportation technologies, from ride-hailing apps to responsive traffic signals, drones and elec...
BACPoll: Housing Frustration Spikes image

BACPoll: Housing Frustration Spikes

Frustration over the Bay Area’s housing crisis intensified over the past year as the number of voters in the 2018 Bay Area Council Poll who say i...
BACPoll: Voters Say They’d Pay to End Awful Traffic image

BACPoll: Voters Say They’d Pay to End Awful Traffic

Bay Area voters are so frustrated with the region’s horrific traffic that they are willing to dig deep—really deep—into their pockets to solv...
BACPoll: More People Looking to Leave Bay Area as Housing, Traffic Problems Mount image

BACPoll: More People Looking to Leave Bay Area as Housing, Traffic Problems Mount

Growing pessimism among voters about the overall direction the Bay Area is heading has more and more people thinking about heading for the doors. B...
Study: 20 Strategies for Improving (or Worsening) Housing Crisis image

Study: 20 Strategies for Improving (or Worsening) Housing Crisis

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute today (May 29) released a study showing how 20 different strategies – from fast tracking mega projects to...

Bay Area Council Poll: Newsom Holds Strong Lead in Governor’s Race

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom holds a firm lead among Bay Area voters in the June primary to become California’s next Governor, according to the 2018...

New Study Will Explore Opportunities for Expanding, Deepening Bay Area, Fresno, Central Valley Megaregion Connections

The Bay Area Council Economic Institute and Central Valley Community Foundation today announced the launch of an in-depth study to examine Fresno...
New Report: Early Childhood Care and Education Key to Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace image

New Report: Early Childhood Care and Education Key to Advancing Gender Equity in the Workplace

New report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute examines how strong early education and childcare programs can help advance gender equity in ...
New Report: California’s Healthcare Sector Key to Meeting State Climate Action Goals image

New Report: California’s Healthcare Sector Key to Meeting State Climate Action Goals

New Report: California’s Healthcare Sector Key to Meeting State Climate Action Goals Sector Uniquely Positioned to Take Lead On and Accountabilit...
Voters to Decide $4.5 Billion Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Plan image

Voters to Decide $4.5 Billion Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Plan

The Bay Area Council today (Jan. 24) loudly cheered a decision by the Bay Area Toll Authority to seek voter approval in June 2018 for Regional Mea...
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