The future of transit, housing and land use in the Bay Area is the subject of a grand plan now being created by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments. Plan Bay Area has its supporters and detractors, some of whom are critical of what it would do to the area's low-wage workers. We talk with the key players to find out what's at stake as they draft a blueprint for growth.
A Blueprint for the Bay Area
Steve Heminger, executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Richard A. Marcantonio, managing attorney at Public Advocates, Inc., a nonprofit law firm and advocacy organization
Ezra Rapport, executive director of the Association of Bay Area Governments
Laurel Prevetti, assistant director for planning, building and code enforcement for the City of San Jose