For Immediate Release
Notice of Preparation of a Draft Environmental Impact Report for Plan Bay Area
Meetings Scheduled in Alameda, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Marin and Solano Counties
Craig Noble, MTC, 510.817.5867
Kathleen Cha, ABAG, 510.464.7922
Oakland, CA, June 19, 2012...Members of the public are invited to attend one of five public meetings to comment on the scope and content of information to be evaluated as part of the Plan Bay Area Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) are required to analyze the environmental impacts of the land use scenarios and transportation investments that will be considered for Plan Bay Area, the region’s long-range transportation and housing/land-use plan.
Who: ABAG and MTC
What: Public meetings to comment on scope and content of Plan Bay Area Draft EIR
Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter, MTC Auditorium, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland
Thursday, June 21, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Rooms 255/257, 150 East San Fernando Street, San Jose
Monday, June 25, 2012, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Solano County Events Center, 601 Texas Street, Fairfield
Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
San Francisco Planning + Urban Research (SPUR), Public Assembly Hall – 2nd Floor
654 Mission Street, San Francisco
Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Embassy Suites Hotel, Novato/Larkspur Room, 101 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael
Discussion topics include:
- What environmental issues should be analyzed?
- Are there other alternatives that should be evaluated?
- What mitigation measures would help avoid or minimize any negative impacts?
- How can local jurisdictions and other agencies use this EIR?
Comments may be submitted in person at the meetings or in writing by July 11, 2012, to the attention of: Ashley Nguyen, EIR Project Manager, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland, CA 94607; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; fax: 510.817.5848.
MTC is the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area’s transportation planning, coordinating and financing agency. ABAG is the council of governments and regional planning agency for the nine counties and 101 cities and towns of the San Francisco Bay region.
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