Support Measure E for More Affordable Homes in San Jose

Yes on Measure E San Jose

Greenbelt Alliance urges San Jose voters to say YES to Measure E. Measure E will provide affordable homes for seniors, veterans, people who are disabled, and low-income families. It will help homeless residents move into shelters and/or permanent homes. It will provide more housing options near jobs and transit, reducing our greenhouse gas emissions.

Sonoma & Marin Counties Vote Yes on Measure I to Renew Funding for SMART

Marin Sonoma SMART Measure I

We’re urging residents of Sonoma and Marin counties to support the SMART sales tax renewal by voting yes on Measure I March 3, 2020. If passed, Measure I will renew the existing one-quarter cent sales tax to fund the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)  for another 30 years. SMART is the passenger rail system that was approved by voters in 2008 and began operating in 2017. It runs from Larkspur in Marin… Read More

Vote Yes on Measure J for Better Transit in Contra Costa

equitable transit in east bay

We need your help to reduce traffic congestion and improve the transportation system in Contra Costa County by voting yes on Measure J! Measure J will be on the March 2020 ballot and we’re encouraging residents across the county to support it. Measure J, initially proposed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), includes a ½ cent sales tax, which will generate $103 million annually to fund the county’s transportation system. Greenbelt… Read More

Protect Napa’s Open Space: Support Measure K

Napa County Open Space Measure K

Napa County’s Measure K will generate much-needed funding to forever protect water, parks, and open spaces throughout the county. We need your help to spread the word about Measure K and ensure that all Napa County residents vote yes this March. There are a lot of ways you can chip in to ensure Napa County’s Measure K gets passed and you don’t have to live there to help. There are several volunteer… Read More

Vote Yes on Napa Open Space Measure K

Napa County Open Space

Napa County residents will vote on Measure K this coming March. If passed, Measure K will generate $9 million a year to forever protect water, parks, and open space. Napa County enjoys some of the most beautiful natural open space in the Bay Area, but over 10,000 acres of natural areas and agricultural lands are at risk of development. Measure K will help reduce this risk, which is why we urge you to vote yes on K this March!

Voters Protect Natural Lands & Choose Smart Growth For A More Resilient Bay Area

Greenbelt Alliance Election Wrap Up 2019

On November 5, 2019, people across the Bay Area made their priorities clear—climate-smart growth that preserves open space lands is the future we choose. The residents of Rohnert Park and Brentwood stood against destructive sprawl development by protecting their urban growth boundaries. And in San Francisco, investing in homes that our teachers and neighbors can afford resounded with over two-thirds of the city voting for critical funding propositions.  The North Bay has… Read More

SF Supports Housing for Teachers by Voting Yes on Prop E

San Francisco Prop E

We must provide homes our educators in the Bay Area can afford so we are thrilled that San Franciscans voted YES on Prop E. The proposition expedites 100% affordable and educator housing projects and provides greater flexibility in local zoning.

San Francisco Votes for Affordable Housing by Saying YES to Prop A

San Francisco Prop A

San Francisco residents voted YES on Prop A to allocate $600 million towards affordable housing. This bond will fund the construction of more than 2,800 affordable housing units over the next four years, a critical step to remedy the housing shortage.

Brentwood Says No to Sprawl by Voting No on Measure L

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

Brentwood residents stood up against sprawl development by voting no on Measure L. We’re proud to celebrate this victory with local partners—a win for the East Bay’s natural and agricultural lands as well as for climate-smart development in our cities.

Rohnert Park Votes YES on Measure B to the UGB

Rohnert Park

The people of Rohnert Park chose to renew the city’s Urban Growth Boundary by an outstanding 90%. This is a huge win for open space in the North Bay, setting a precedent for other Bay Area cities to grow in a climate-smart way—within city boundaries and not on precious open space lands.