Draft of New ‘Plan Bay Area’ Calls for More Sustainable, Inclusive Future

The draft of Plan Bay Area 2040 has just hit the streets. We’re excited that the new plan calls for guiding growth in ways that help our cities and towns become more sustainable, equitable, and economically prosperous and protects our iconic natural and agricultural lands from sprawl development. Now it’s time to make some refinements to the draft and get to work implementing its best components. A Plan Built on a Strong Foundation Plan… Read More

Tiburon Residents Fight for Open Space

Greenbelt Alliance’s signature At Risk is the definitive research on the Bay Area’s farms, ranches, and natural areas at risk of being lost forever to sprawl development. In an effort to bring these lands to the public view, we have real life stories told by the dedicated local residents who fight to keep them free from sprawl.

Napa Valley Farmers Work to Preserve Land and Native Oak Trees from Sprawl

Greenbelt Alliance’s signature At Risk is the definitive research on the Bay Area’s farms, ranches, and natural areas at risk of being lost forever to sprawl development. In an effort to bring these lands to the public view, we have real life stories told by the dedicated local residents who fight to keep them free from sprawl.

Novato to Vote on Greenbelt Protections

After hearing from residents who love Mt. Burdell and the open space around their city, on March 7 the Novato City Council voted 5 – 0 to renew its Urban Growth Boundary with a vote of the people in November 2017. About a dozen people spoke up at the hearing and more than 60 sent letters or signed a petition to the City Council. “I’ve always been incredibly supportive of the urban… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: 1409 El Camino Project

Greenbelt Alliance is pleased to endorse the 1409 El Camino project by Greystar Real Estate Partners. With this exciting project, Downtown Redwood City is about to get even better! As a culmination of Redwood City’s revitalization, 1409 El Camino will bring 350 new homes to Redwood City’s award-winning downtown. Going above and beyond, the project includes 10% affordable homes and also makes significant financial contributions to the city’s new Affordable Housing Fund. 1409… Read More

Loving Sonoma County Landscapes

If you love the rolling hills, coastal bluffs, redwood forests and rich farm and ranch land of Sonoma County, now is your chance to share what favorite landscapes you’d like to protect forever!

Suisun Valley Residents Continue Effort to Keep It Rural

Greenbelt Alliance’s signature At Risk is the definitive research on the Bay Area’s farms, ranches, and natural areas at risk of being lost forever to sprawl development. In an effort to bring these lands to the public view, we have real life stories told by the dedicated local residents who fight to keep them free from sprawl.

Novato Ready to Renew Urban Growth Boundary

Update: Novato City Council voted 5 – 0 to renew its Urban Growth Boundary with a vote of the people in November 2017. Get the details on this decision here. The city of Novato, California is ready to renew its Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) before it expires at the end of 2017. With two SMART stations underway and Mt. Burdell rising on the edge of town, renewing the city’s UGB is critical. Greenbelt Alliance is… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: The MacArthur Transit Village—Parcel B

Update: The Oakland City Council unanimously approved the MacArthur Transit Village on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Nearly a decade ago, Greenbelt Alliance endorsed the MacArthur Transit Village in Oakland. We strongly supported the concept for a walkable, equitable, mixed-use community that would boost the local economy and create quality jobs. And now, Greenbelt Alliance is proud to endorse a smart project in the Transit Village by Boston Properties that will redefine what’s… Read More

Local Surfer Defends Shoreline in Half Moon Bay

Greenbelt Alliance’s signature At Risk is the definitive research on the Bay Area’s farms, ranches, and natural areas at risk of being lost forever to sprawl development. In an effort to bring these lands to the public view, we have real life stories told by the dedicated local residents who fight to keep them free from sprawl.

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