The Bay Area is at a tipping point in its relationship to wildfire. There is huge potential for the region, and other places across the Western US, to accelerate greenbelts as critical land-use tools to bolster wildfire resilience.
Over six years, we cut the region’s land at risk of development by 20%. But in the hottest housing market in decades, are the Bay Area’s growth policies and plans still stopping sprawl? We have the answer.