"Our TransForay in the South Bay will look at what’s happening with public transportation in San Jose. Experts will lead participants on a walking and transit tour to see firsthand how future Bus Rapid Transit service will better connect some of the County’s most transit dependent communities with jobs and services. We’ll also see how local businesses have gotten actively involved in improving public transportation."
From TransForm: Bus tour and talk on how Bus Rapid Transit can transform public transportation RSVP online by Friday, October 7 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is revolutionizing bus service around the world with its dedicated lanes, state-of-the-art buses, and frequent service. Now, Bus Rapid Transit is coming to Santa Clara County! VTA is planning for BRT lines along the Alum Rock, El Camino, […]
There are plenty of urban issues to sink your teeth into this week. From learning about the potential boons of urban farming in San Francisco and Bus Rapid Transit in San Jose to the discovery of greywater best practices that may reside in your own back yard. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: […]
From spur.org: Image credit: Flickr user ACTransit.org Cities throughout the world are implementing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects — a less costly form of transit service that can mimic the benefits of light rail. San Francisco has finished the planning for Van Ness BRT and continues planning for Geary BRT, while Santa Clara County will begin […]
Last March Facebook completed its new open-plan headquarters building on its campus in Menlo Park. CNBC put together a video tour. Buildings are nice. But of Mark Zuckerberg’s 12,000 employees, roughly half work in Menlo Park, with growth expected. How do they get to and from work? Facebook announced yesterday that it was partnering with […]
This week, get an update on the F-Line extension to Fort Mason, speak up at the final hearing on the JFK Bikeway, and enjoy Sunday Streets in the Mission. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: PUBLIC Book Talk: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom. Join author Sue Macy at PUBLIC Bikes for a […]
It’s the week before Thanksgiving, which means it’s time for city agencies to pack in a last-minute flood of community meetings before the holiday season. The SFMTA will host meetings on Market Street car restrictions and transit lanes, upgrades for the Muni 8X-Bayshore Express, and another public workshop about designs for a protected bikeway on […]