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The Bay Area Regional Collaborative, or BARC, works to collaborate and problem-solve for 21st century challenges that impact the Bay Area, including climate change and social and economic injustice.

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March 18, 2022 — Public Comment Period Extended to May 6th, 2022. We welcome your input on the Draft BARC Shared Work Plan, which is available for Public Comment until 5 pm on Friday, May 6th, 2022. Public comment will be accepted via e-mail to abrooks@bayareametro.gov. Please include "Draft Shared Work Plan" in the...
February 1, 2022 — Following the adoption of BARC's Joint Resolution to Address Climate Change in September of 2021, cross-agency working groups from BARC's member agencies have begun the process of developing a Shared Work Plan, which will strategically align agency planning and regulatory initiatives within a 1-5...
January 21, 2022 — Join Caltrans and community members for a public meeting to learn about a study being conducted to improve State Route 37. This meeting will provide an update on the development of the PEL (Planning and Environmental Linkages) Study, answer questions, and allow for public input on alignments to be...
January 20, 2022 — A recent article in SFGate highlights the findings from a recent report from CalTrans, predicting that State Route 37 will be permanently underwater by the end of 2040 if significant adaptive measures are not taken. SR 37, which connects Novato and Vallejo, serves as a crucial corridor for nearly 50...
October 14, 2021 — The latest tool from Climate Central displays just how drastically sea level rise is going to affect cities worldwide. Picturing Our Future provides a prescient vision of the impacts of keeping business-as-usual with our current GHG emissions, as well as scenarios with drastic cutbacks. An...

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