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El Camino Real Is Open for Business: A Breakfast Forum

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From Greenbelt Alliance: Details: Event is free—light breakfast, coffee, and tea will be provided Please RSVP by March 15 Photo Credit: Jacobo Tarrío via Flickr Greenbelt Alliance—as a member of the Grand Boulevard Initiative along with Joint Venture Silicon Valley, the Valley Transportation Authority, and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department—presents the final Walk […]

SPUR SJ Forum: A Vision for Downtown

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From SPUR San Jose: From construction cranes to new transportation, significant investment in downtown San Jose is bringing significant change. Hear how the goals of downtown’s new councilmember and SPUR’s Future of Downtown San Jose report will shape the city’s core for years to come. + Raul Peralez / San Jose City Council + Egon Terplan / […]

SPUR Forum: The Future of POPOS

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From SPUR: Privately owned public open spaces, or POPOS, are gems hidden within downtown San Francisco’s urban fabric. But have they been a viable amenity? As the downtown continues to grow, should property owners be allowed to pay to convert their POPOS to private use? Come learn about the future of POPOS in San Francisco. […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: A new plan for North San Jose

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"With a population of 1.7 million, San Jose is now the region’s largest city and has embarked on a series of major plans for long-term growth. Planners propose to remake North San Jose’s suburban-style business district into a walkable, dense corridor around the existing light rail line. Once built, this area will include nearly 68 […]

SPUR: The Back Alleys of History

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user paalia Pay a visit to the back alleys of San Francisco’s industrial, ecological and social history with representatives from CMG Landscape Architecture, a design firm well-versed in planning for and around the city’s alleys. They will lead a meandering walk through the alleys of downtown and South of Market and […]