Pass AB 2923 for Thriving Communities Near Transit

We need your help to get AB 2923 passed by the California State Legislature and signed into law. Tell your state legislators to pass this bill to create thriving neighborhoods on underutilized BART lands.

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.

North Bayshore: Planning & Creating More Homes in Mountain View

The Bay Area has boomed in recent years, but many communities have struggled to keep up with the pace of growth. The recent approval of the North Bayshore Precise Plan in Mountain View is a prime example of how we’re making the right growth happen in the right places around the Bay Area. Read more.

North Bay Fires: Resilience, Recovery, & Rebuilding

Only a few months have passed since fire devastated the North Bay. As the recovery process begins, there are a lot of questions when it comes to rebuilding with a myriad of possible answers. North Bay communities will be shaped for decades by the decisions that will be made in the months and years ahead. Read more.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Artisan Crossing Housing Project in Belmont

Greenbelt Alliance is excited to endorse the Artisan Crossing project in Belmont, setting a high bar for smart infill development along the Peninsula. Read more.

Bay Meadows: A Smart Growth Case Study

A water view at Bay Meadows

Greenbelt Alliance is committed to a single goal: helping the Bay Area handle growth. With our region’s population expected to swell from 7 million today to 9 million over the next generation, we’ll have to make hard choices about what we want the Bay Area to be. Will we defend the open spaces that are so essential to the region’s character, or spread outward onto the greenbelt? Will we guide the development… Read More

North Bay Fires: Recovery and Rebuilding Begins

As the new year unfolds, the people and landscapes of the North Bay are slowly healing and moving toward recovery and rebuilding.

City of Santa Clara Takes Smart Steps for Affordable Homes

The City of Santa Clara has adopted several smart policies to address Santa Clara’s housing affordability crisis, fostering inclusive communities near jobs and transit.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Bradford Senior Housing Project Approved in Redwood City

Greenbelt Alliance is excited that Redwood City approved the Bradford Senior Housing project by MidPen Housing, providing affordable homes downtown.

New Housing to Sprout up in Mountain View

Google

Back in November, the Mountain View City Council voted to maximize new housing in the city’s North Bayshore area, allowing up to 9,100 new homes in a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood in this key regional job center around Google’s campus. But the seeds for these new homes were planted long ago.