Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek—Walnut Creek West Downtown Specific Plan Planning process started: 2012 Plan and EIR scheduled for adoption: End of 2014 Campaign team: Greenbelt Alliance, East Bay Housing [...]

Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale—Lawrence Station Area Plan Planning process started: 2010 Plan and EIR adopted: spring/summer 2014 Campaign team: Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Friends of Caltrain, and Sunnyvale [...]

South San Francisco

South San Francisco—South San Francisco Downtown Specific Plan Planning Process Started: 2012 Plan and EIR Scheduled for Adoption: Late Spring/Early Summer 2014 Campaign Team: TransForm and San [...]

San Jose

San Jose—San Jose Diridon Station Area Plan Planning process started: 2009 Plan and EIR adopted: June 2014 Campaign team: Greenbelt Alliance, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, Working [...]

Oakland

Oakland—Oakland Broadway/Valdez District Specific Plan Planning process started: 2008 Plan and EIR scheduled adopted: July 2014 Campaign team: Greenbelt Alliance, East Bay Housing Organizations [...]

Mountain View

Mountain View—Mountain View El Camino Real Planning process started: Summer 2013 Plan and EIR scheduled for adoption: Q4 2014/ Q1 2015 Campaign team members: Greenbelt Alliance; Peninsula [...]

Fremont

Fremont—Fremont Warm Springs BART Area Specific Plan Planning process started: 2012 Plan and EIR scheduled for adoption: January 2014 Campaign team: Congregations Organizing for Renewal & [...]

Concord

Concord—Downtown Concord BART Specific Plan Planning process started: 2013 Plan and EIR adopted: July 2014 Campaign team: Greenbelt Alliance, East Bay Housing Organizations Location on Transit [...]

Impact

The first ten year’s of GCC’s work was based on the theory that strategically aligning funders to support advocacy groups influencing local and regional plans would spur development [...]

Catalyst Projects

In 2013, GCC began providing funding to catalytic development projects located near transit, with the goal of leveraging other funding to move planning into pavement. Current Year Catalyst [...]

Our Partners

Our GCC Partners include regional policy leaders, community groups, businesses, local and regional government agencies, and funders. These leaders and experts lend their knowledge on crafting [...]

News

Latest News Check here for updates about the Great Communities Collaborative’s campaigns, platforms, and victories. We will also post about exciting and interesting research and work in the [...]

Our Work

The goal of Great Communities Collaborative is to ensure that the San Francisco Bay Area is made up of healthy, thriving neighborhoods that are affordable to all and linked to regional employment [...]