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SPUR Forum: An Update on High-Speed Rail

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Photo Courtesy of Flickr user Ciccio Pizzettaro From SPUR: Higher projected ridership, lower total costs and a greater than 300 percent return in GDP are just a few of the headlines of the new business plan for California’s high-speed rail project. Come get insight from the inside on what’s happening with the project and what the […]

SPUR Forum: Understanding the Diridon Station Area Plan

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Image courtesy of Flickr user niallkennedy Diridon Station will become one of California’s most transit-rich areas in the future, and the draft Diridon Station Area Plan, which projects 25,000 new jobs and 2,500 new housing units, will be the major driver for its growth. Come learn about the highlights of the plan and the key policies […]

This Week: Valencia Gateway, Living Alleys, Safer Sixth St.

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The city is hosting public workshops this week on creating a greener, safer intersection at Valencia and Mission Streets, “living alleys” around Market Street and Octavia Boulevard, and a traffic calming pilot on Sixth Street. SPUR, meanwhile, has a full week of forums touching on topics ranging from the Central Corridor Plan to the future of suburbs. […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Living on Third Street

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"With the T-Third Street Muni line running for three years now, how is Third Street evolving? For an overview, Tom Evans from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will outline the Bayview Master Plan. We’ll also get to hear about two new projects: Bay Oaks senior housing and planned affordable housing, and gold LEED registered Armstrong […]

SPUR Evening Forum: A look ahead at California’s clean energy future

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From SPUR: The many statewide agencies responsible for regulating and planning energy use — including the California Environmental Protection Agency, California Air Resources Board and California Energy Commission — have recognized they cannot reach California’s ambitious clean energy goals without identifying their policy interdependencies and improving cooperation. A new jointly issued report, California’s Clean Energy Future,will guide the next decade of coordinated […]