Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley: SPUR’s Plan for High-Speed Rail

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 | 12:30 pm
SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
Free to members; $10 for non-members
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California’s diverse economy includes two iconic and historically distinct economic districts: Silicon Valley and Hollywood. A recent SPUR paper makes the case that the increasing integration of both economies is further argument for high-speed rail and a demonstration that California might be able to pay for the system on its own. Learn from SPUR Regional Planning Director Egon Terplan about our proposal for self-funding high-speed rail as a way to connect Hollywood and Silicon Valley.