"This September, join smart growth advocates, city planners and developers for the 4th annual Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Marketplace at the San Jose Hilton. This day-long event includes expert panels on cities’ TOD plans, workshops on design, financing, and policies for TOD, and a walking tour of downtown San Jose. Featured cities include San Jose, Oakland, […]
"For too long, outdated parking codes, traffic policies, zoning, and misconceptions have held back the kind of development that fights climate change by making communities more walkable, creating more public transportation, and rewarding those who drive less. Instead, we see overly-paved places where you have to get in a car to pick up even a […]
"Join the Young Urbanists for an urban arts salon, featuring work of all media by our city’s young "makers": writers, designers, artists, computer geeks and more. Next Tuesday evening’s event includespresentations by Anton Willis of Lunescent, a project of Civil Twilight; John Cary of Public Architecture, a new architecture firm model solving practical problems through […]
"Last November California voters approved a $10 billion bond for high-speed rail. Since then, planning has continued for the rail alignment that connects Los Angeles with San Francisco, passing through major cities in between. Issues to be discussed include: the impact of federal funds, land use considerations for stations, tradeoffs between upgrading regional rail versus […]
"Come hang out for some biking and wearing mustaches. If you haven’t grown a mustache, one will be provided for you. Bring your own bike, beer, and mustache."