Advocate for Better Transit in Contra Costa County

equitable transit in east bay

Send a letter to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Board! While much of our region’s focus is on housing, transportation planning is also key to ensuring walkable, bikeable neighborhoods and quality commuting options. The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is planning to place a new half-cent sales tax measure for transportation on the March 2020 ballot. This measure could raise $3 billion over 30 years, but your voice is needed to ensure… Read More

Send a Letter to Support a Solano County Park and Open Space District

Rockville Hills is one of the many stunning open space areas we'll visit during our Solano County summer hiking series

Email the Solano County Board of Supervisors below to support a Park and Open Space District. Solano is the only county in the Bay Area that does not have a countywide park and open space district, which provides funding for parks, greater access to parks and trails, and expanded stewardship of park lands. Show your support in four steps below. Ask the Board of Supervisors to bring forth two ballot measures in… Read More

Protect Rohnert Park’s Open Space: Renew the UGB

An overwhelming 71% of Rohnert Park voters chose to establish an urban growth boundary (UGB) around the city by passing Measure N. First enacted in June 2000, the UGB has protected Rohnert Park for 20 years. Now, it’s time to renew that boundary. The City of Rohnert Park will hold a special election on Nov. 5, 2019 to renew the UGB. We need your support! The UGB is a line around the city that… Read More

Renew the City of Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary

Sonoma City Hall

Help us tell Sonoma City Council that they must give voters the chance to renew the urban growth boundary that has protected open space and farmland around the city for 20 years!

Add Your Name: Support the Creation of the Solano Park and Open Space District

Today, Solano is the only county in the nine-county Bay Area that does not have a park and open space district. But, together with local residents and organizations, we’re looking to change that. Greenbelt Alliance is working closely with the County, each of the seven Solano cities, park district advocates, and residents to make the district a reality. Parks and open spaces are vital to a high quality of life for people… Read More

Add Your Name: Protect Brentwood’s Agricultural Heritage!

U-Pick orchards are emblematic of Brentwood's agricultural history

800 acres of active farmland outside the city’s urban limit line will be lost forever if we don’t come together to protect Brentwood’s agricultural history. Sign our petition to help us stop Developer Blackhawk Nunn Partners from building a sprawling, 2,400-unit subdivision. The town’s ratio of jobs to homes is already badly out of balance; a whopping 88% of employed people in Brentwood leave the city each day for work. This proposal—on land… Read More

Tell San Jose City Council to Protect Coyote Valley

After decades of effort, the passage of Measure T has given San Jose the chance to purchase and Coyote Valley. Act now to demand San Jose City Council use the full $50 million approved by voters with Measure T to permanently protect Coyote Valley!

Defend Sonoma County’s Community Separators

Sonoma Solstice threatens greenbelt lands at the site of the old Buzzard's Gulch.

In 2016, Sonoma County voted by 81% to protect community separators, the green spaces between our towns and cities. Now, a luxury resort with hundreds of events is proposed by an out-of-town developer in the community separator between Santa Rosa and Windsor. This oversized hideout for the 1% will put the community separators we voted to protect to the test! Defend the Windsor-Larkfield-Santa Rosa Community Separator from this oversized development by signing… Read More

Share the Love: Tell us your story

Throughout our 60-year history, Greenbelt Alliance has touched the lives of thousands of Bay Area people. If you have a great story about your experience with us, we can’t wait to hear it. Share the love here.

Support More Homes Along Sunnyvale’s El Camino Real

Sign on to our support letter below to let Sunnyvale City Council know you support more homes along El Camino Real.