Upcoming Events | Events | What’s Happening

Upcoming Events

Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses
Date: May 4-22, 2017
Times: Varies
Location: the nine San Francisco Bay Area Counties
Description: Plan Bay Area is a road map to help San Francisco Bay Area cities and counties preserve the character of our diverse communities while addressing the challenges of future population growth. Each open house will feature multiple stations at which participants will be able to view displays; ask questions; and offer comments on the Draft Plan’s goals, proposed growth patterns, transportation investment strategy, and key actions identified to address ongoing and long-term regional challenges. View the list of upcoming open houses.

Bay Area’s Bike to Work Day
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: All Day
Location: Throughout the nine Bay Area counties
Description: The region’s bicycle commuting party returns May 11, 2017 with activities and celebrations happening in all nine Bay Area counties. Stay up to date on all the day’s events here.

Public Hearings: Draft Plan and the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040

  • Friday, May 12, 2017
    9:40 a.m.
    Bay Area Metro Center Board Room
    375 Beale Street
    San Francisco
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    6 p.m.
    Dr. Martin Luther King Library, Room 225
    150 E. San Fernando Street
    San José
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
     6 p.m.
    Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
    734 Marin Street

Affordable Transit for Low-Income Riders
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Description: For people struggling to make ends meet, the cost of a bus or train ticket can be a barrier to transit use. For most households in the Bay Area, transportation is the third-largest monthly expense, behind housing and food, and when transit is out of reach, its promise — access to opportunity — cannot be realized. Hear a panel of experts discuss the challenges that low-income riders face when paying for transit, and the potential solutions to make transit more affordable. More Information

Complete Streets Workshop
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 8:30am-1pm
Location: City of Oakland City Hall Hearing Room 3, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza)
Description: Having difficulty implementing Complete Streets improvements in your jurisdiction? Want help understanding how your local Complete Streets policy can lead to multimodal improvements? Want to learn more about innovative design treatments? Join us for a half day workshop examining these issues and learning how to move Complete Streets planning efforts from policy and concept to on-the-ground improvements. Examples of successful outreach and design strategies from the Bay Area will be highlighted. This workshop is geared towards planners, engineers, and anyone else interested in Complete Streets implementation.

This is the second of four Complete Streets workshop that will take place around the region. This is the only workshop that will take place in the East Bay. All four workshops will have the same curriculum.
Register for East Bay Workshop Here