One Bay Area Initiative-Sustainable Communities Strategy Development


One Bay Area Initiative-Sustainable Communities Strategy Development

One Bay Area coordinates efforts among nine San Francisco Bay Area counties to create a more sustainable future.  OBA develops  Plan Bay Area, a 25-year plan for  land use, transportation & housing.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area-California USA
Members: 3
Latest Activity: May 27, 2011

This section is dedicated to basic information about One Bay Area and healthy community design.  In order to keep Group content organized and easy to locate, please use the Discussion Forum to post links to reports, videos, media stories, blogs, and opinion pieces. Specific comments concerning reports, videos, media stories,etc. should be posted in the Discussion Forum section. Please use the Comment Wall if you wish to make a statement or start a discussion about a topic that is of interest to you.



Report:  Plan Bay Area: Building on a Legacy of Leadership March 2011

Article: Laying the groundwork for a sustainable communities strategy from Transbay Blog

Article: Getting the Green Light for Senate Bill 375: Public Engagement for Climate-Friendly Land Use in Californiaby Greg Greenway

Article: Built Environments & Obesity in Disadvantaged Population-2009

Article: Healthy urban planning in European cities-2009

Website: Metropolitan Transportation Commission-Smart Growth

Website:  Congress for the New Urbanism

Website: Smart Growth America

Discussion Forum

Mobilizing a Community for Transit-Oriented Development in Oakland

Started by Marisel Brown May 25, 2011. 0 Replies

I wrote a blog post describing a contentious One Bay Area meeting I attended on Tuesday, May…Continue

Tags: East_14th_St., Eloise_Thornton, City_of_Oakland, community_health_improvement, International_Blvd

CARTOON: Are we there yet?

Started by Maximillian Phillips. Last reply by Marisel Brown May 25, 2011. 1 Reply


Tags: sustainable_community, sustainability, climate_change, cartoon

IBM Smarter Cities-Tech in the City

Started by Maximillian Phillips. Last reply by Maximillian Phillips May 17, 2011. 1 Reply

IBM has managed to get out of the computer business and is now putting engineering staff to think about solving problems faced by cities. The work goes on not only in the U.S. but also in Europe…Continue

Tags: health_care, climate_change, global_warming, NOAA, IBM_Jam

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