The Northern California Megaregion

The Northern California Megaregion: Innovative, Connected, and Growing

As the population of Northern California continues to grow, challenges in housing, land use, jobs, transportation, and the environment have crossed regional boundaries and are linking cities, counties, and regions together across wider geographies. These issues make planning at a megaregional scale increasingly necessary to achieve a broader footprint of economic prosperity and for California to reach its carbon reduction goals.

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Jeff Bellisario
Jeff Bellisario
Economic Institute, Vice President

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The Northern California Megaregion

As the population of Northern California continues to grow, challenges in housing, land use, jobs, transportation, and the environment have crossed regional boundaries and are linking cities, counties, and regions together across wider geographies. These issues make planning at a megaregional scale increasingly necessary to achieve a broader footprint of economic prosperity and for California to reach its carbon reduction goals.
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Tri-Valley Rising

This report examines the unique value the Tri-Valley brings to the Bay Area economy and how it is changing. The report addresses the following questions:
How is the Tri-Valley economy changing?
How are the region's innovation assets developing?
How is the region linked to Silicon Valley and the broader Bay Area?
How is the Tri-Valley's transportation infrastructure enabling sustained economic growth?
How is the region positioning itself for the future?