Bay Area Agencies Boost Support for Affordable Housing and Local Transit

 By Jean Tepperman : eastbayexpress – excerpt

Before adopting a sweeping thirty-year plan for Bay Area housing and transportation just after midnight Friday morning, the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) added significant provisions to boost support for affordable housing and local transit operations.
As we previously reported, a coalition of environmental and social justice organizations called “6 Wins for Social Equity” had been pushing for those priorities throughout the planning process, and claimed these last-minute amendments as victories… (more)

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