You may have heard of the CASA compact, but you might not know according to the bard of local control, Zelda Bronstein,
The CASA power grab is predicated on a prior usurpation: MTC’s 2016 hostile takeover of our region’s land use planning agency, the Association of Bay Area Governments.
Indeed in 2016, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) voted to defund the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) in order to reduce the power of small governments in regional planning and pave the way for more functional regional governance. Read more here: https://48hills.org/2019/01/developer-mtc-coup/ or here: https://abag.ca.gov/media/2015_merger/
Relive the moment with this commemorative T-Shirt, featuring artwork by Thom Lessner and Sonja Trauss.