SPUR Forum: Easing Environmental Analysis for Transit-First Projects

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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How are cities preparing to deal with climate change? How is light rail working out for Santa Clara County? What does a bicycle ballet look like? These question and more answered in this week’s events. Here are the highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: How U.S. cities are preparing for climate change. The Center for Clean […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, get up to date on the city’s neighborhood plans, hear about the latest transit information for your cell phone, and find a Valentine who shares your love of bikes and chocolate. Here are the week’s highlights: Monday: SFBC Phone Banking. Volunteer to phone bank with the SFBC: no cold calling, just simple reminders […]

This Week: Greening the Wiggle, and Growing Around Transit

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There are forums aplenty this week delving into topics including Plan Bay Area, getting around in the Sunset, and BRT in Mexico City. Tomorrow evening, city agencies are also holding an open house meeting about turning the Wiggle into a calmer greenway. Check out the rest of the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: Wiggle Neighborhood Green […]

This Week: SFMTA’s Progress on Implementing the Muni TEP

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SFMTA planners will present an update on implementation of the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project at a lunchtime forum hosted by SPUR tomorrow. The agency will also hold a community meeting tonight on its plan for a Central Subway turnaround loop at Mission Bay, and the SF Bicycle Coalition is putting on a tune-up workshop this […]

This Week: Transbay Center Goes to the Planning Commission

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Join SPUR on Tuesday for a forum on upcoming Bus Rapid Transit projects in San Francisco and the South Bay. On Wednesday, Shaping SF holds a discussion that’s sure to be a captivating on “challenging the 20th century paradigm of automobile-centric streets.”  Then on Thursday, the Transbay Transit Center could pass a major milestone at […]

SPUR Talk: High-Speed Rail on its Way to Northern California

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High-Speed Rail construction is well underway in the Central Valley, said Ben Tripousis, Northern California Regional Director for the California High Speed Rail Authority, during a forum at the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association’s (SPUR) Mission Street center. “The High-Speed Rail question has shifted from ‘if’ to ‘when,'” he told the packed house at today’s […]