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Cleaner air, housing options for urban, suburban and rural residents, improved transportation, a strong economy, better access to jobs, open space and recreation — these are the building blocks of a better future. Our goal is to leave a healthy and strong Bay Area for future generations. We need your input to build a prosperous and livable future for the Bay Area. 

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Plan Bay Area Open Forum is an online conversation that encourages Bay Area residents to be a part of the region’s planning efforts. Help guide the future of our region by getting involved in the conversation. The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite your comments. 

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Weigh in and tell us how our Bay Area region should grow to promote a healthy and thriving economy and environment for all Bay Area residents. Help create the strong towns and cities our future generations deserve — each with their unique appeal and flavor.

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