New Map Shows Bay Area Lagging Well Behind 2040 Housing Goals

A number of our region's cities and towns are lagging behind their 2040 housing goals.

A recently released MTC map shows that some Bay Area cities and towns could still be centuries away from reaching their Plan Bay Area 2040 housing goals.

New Housing to Sprout up in Mountain View


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.

Homes for Silicon Valley: The North Bayshore Plan

As leaders of the Bay Area’s business and environmental communities, we urge the leaders of Mountain View to fully embrace the 9,850-home vision of the North Bayshore Precise Plan with the flexibility necessary to make a complete neighborhood a reality.

Desperate Bay Area Voters Tax Themselves to Ease Traffic, Build Housing

By Patrick May Along with the slew of propositions on this week’s California ballot to legalize pot, do away with the death penalty and ban plastic bags, there were also measures of desperation: Bay Area voters were asked to perform a sort of electoral CPR on their gridlocked, high-priced and increasingly frenetic metropolis. And in an indication of just how fed up they are, voters declared they were willing to open their… Read More

Mountain View City Council candidates talk housing & transportation

On Tuesday night, over 120 Mountain View residents packed into the Rengstorff Park Community Center for the Housing & Transportation Candidates Forum, co-sponsored by Greenbelt Alliance.

What’s next for El Camino in Mountain View?

The City of Mountain View has released the draft El Camino Real Precise Plan and associated environmental impact report for public comment. The City Council currently intends to discuss and hear comments on the draft plan at the September 23 council meeting and to approve a final plan before Thanksgiving, so it’s important to get involved now.

We need your support for a vibrant El Camino Real

The Mountain View City Council meeting on May 20 will be the public’s last chance to give feedback on the direction of the El Camino Real Precise Plan. Come out and show your support for a vibrant El Camino Real!

Mountain View City Council to vote on El Camino plan

Join us at the upcoming Mountain View city council meeting on Tuesday, February 4 in support of a focused growth strategy for the El Camino Real corridor.

Mountain View adopts a flexible, neighborhood-oriented General Plan

Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council voted 6-1 (Means opposed) to adopt the 2030 General Plan!

2030 Update to Mountain View’s General Plan

After many years of hard work, Mountain View is poised to adopt a new General Plan. Greenbelt Alliance is thrilled to have been a part of this process. It has been a pleasure and valuable learning experience to work in a community with so many sharp, dedicated residents, staff members and officials. Already the draft General Plan has gained Mountain View local and national press coverage. We are confident that the document you are about to adopt is cutting edge. It will not only propel Mountain View in an exciting, environmentally sustainable direction, but will also serve as an example to the region and world.