Caltrain Presents Plan for New Homes Near Stations

Caltrain adding homes near stations along their transit corridor could be a huge boon to our cities and towns.

Last month, Caltrain’s staff presented to its board the process, which is currently underway, being used to craft a transit-oriented development (TOD) plan as part of their land-use policies for the Caltrain corridor. Caltrain staff is aiming to improve the transit corridor and community access to transit, by placing homes near stations and jobs, to form active, lively communities. The plan will show potential development sites, and provide guidance on how these… Read More

Signatures Turned in to Let Antioch Voters Decide the Fate of Sand Creek

Our initiative will let Antioch voters decide the future of Sand Creek.

With the help of tireless volunteers and a broad coalition of organizations in Antioch and around the Bay Area, we were able to gather more than enough signatures to qualify the Let Antioch Voters Decide: The Sand Creek Area Protection Initiative for the November ballot.

Resilient by Design Heightens Conversation on Bay Area Sea Level Rise

As part of the Resilient by Design challenge, teams of technical experts partnered with communities around the region to address the impending threat of Bay Area sea level rise. Solano County Regional Representative Amy Hartman reflects on the experience in this series of blog posts.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: The Agrihood in the City of Santa Clara

A rendering of The Agrihood

The Agrihood project will bring 361 homes, half of which will be affordable, to the City of Santa Clara, and will feature space for nonprofit and retail uses, as well as a small organic farm. When completed, it will be the cornerstone of a thriving, walkable, and transit-served community open to all Bay Area residents.

Santa Rosa Aligns Resilient City Measures With Smart Growth Ideals

The Resilient City Measures will ensure homes are built in areas like courthouse square.

The Santa Rosa City Council revised their recently adopted Resilient City measures to focus on areas of the city already prioritized for housing. This will make it easier to build badly-needed homes where they’re needed most; near jobs, services, and public transportation.