Solano County: Vote YES on Proposition 68 This June

Solano County Prop 68 supporters.

In Solano County Prop. 68 will protect valuable water resources while improving the region’s parks and open spaces. Vote yes on 68 to help prepare our parks, open spaces, and water resources for the significant challenges that they face.

Planning Geyserville’s Future

Photo by Teri Shore

North Bay Regional Director Teri Shore was recently tapped by the Geyserville Planning Committee to provide a review of the open space and planning policies that will inform their town’s plan and help manage development pressures facing Geyserville.

First Solano County Ridge Trail Hike and Overnight A Huge Success

Hikers on the Solano County Ridge Trail

Along with the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council, Solano Land Trust, and the Greater Vallejo Recreation District, we sponsored the first Solano County Ridge Trail overnight hike on April 14-15, 2018. Seventeen intrepid hikers from the East and North Bay spent two days on the Ridge Trail, hiking from Newell Open Space Preserve to the Benicia State Recreation Area, staying overnight at McIntyre Ranch. Panoramic views of San Francisco and Suisun Bay,… Read More

Sonoma County Housing Recovery Bond on the Horizon

Greenbelt Alliance recently teamed up with elected leaders and a cross-sector coalition to urge city and county officials to push for a Housing Recovery Bond on Sonoma County’s November 2018 ballot. The goal is to generate $300 million over 26 years that will help fund critically needed affordable rental and for-sale homes countywide and help boost rebuilding and recovery efforts after the North Bay Fires. Greenbelt Alliance Regional Director Teri Shore is… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Millbrae Serra Station Approved

Millbrae Serra Station Rendering

Millbrae Serra Station will bring 444 homes to the area directly adjacent to Millbrae’s transit hub, making it a perfect example of smart, transit-oriented growth and an ideal candidate for Greenbelt Alliance’s Development Endorsement program.

The Bay Area Says Yes to RM 3

Regional Measure 3 provides critical investments in the Bay Area’s transportation future through an increase in tolls on the region’s seven state-owned bridges.

California Votes YES on Prop. 68

Californians stood up for natural resources by passing Prop. 68, the California Clean Water and Safe Parks Act. This $4.1 billion bond measure funds parks, access to clean water, and improved resilience to climate change for all residents. 

San Jose Votes NO on Measure B & YES on Measure C

San Jose has rejected sprawl by saying NO to Measure B and YES to Measure C! Measure B posed a major threat to thousands of acres of open space across San Jose. Measure C stops developers from taking shortcuts and creates new protections for open space lands while increasing the creation of affordable homes in the right places.

After the Sonoma County Fires: A Map for Our Housing Conversation

In response to the loss of homes in the fires and demand for more homes for all, Sonoma County has set a goal of adding as many as 30,000 houses and other dwellings to its cities and towns over the next five years. Here’s a Housing Conversation Map to clarify some of the planning terms.

Union City’s Raid on Voter-Approved Funds to Pay for Road Expansion Fails

Greenbelt Alliance and partners from the East and West Bay showed up in force to oppose a reckless raid on public transit, bicycle, and pedestrian funding proposed by the City of Union City.