Stories about MTC

The problem with “smart growth”

In San Francisco today, It amounts to ethnic and class cleansing, whatever the rationalization

More than a million people in SF? Did anyone ask you?

New regional plan, adopted with little public input, pushes massive growth for San Francisco -- with no promise of money for transit or social equity

ABAG leaders betray local cities

Has the agency already decided to capitulate to the MTC's coup?

A regional-planning coup

Bay Area could become the only region where unaccountable transit agency controls local planning policy

Regional government sells out Bay Area cities

The latest ABAG-MTC merger deal pays little attention to the constituents of the two powerful agencies

The regional government merger: Is anyone asking why?

Money, policy, democracy at stake -- so what is the problem we are trying to solve?

The attack on local zoning control

A sweeping regional-government plan promotes growth at all costs, and seeks to cut community input out of the picture

The strange and telling story behind the regional planning merger deal

The plan to let the powerful MTC take control of regional planning is on hold -- but by no means dead -- and social equity hangs in the balance

A pricey palace, huge losses in risky investments, a busted bridge — and now the agency responsible wants more...

Behind the power grab by the Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Should the regional transportation agency be elected?

A new twist in the power struggle over Bay Area planning