Leading the Way to Smart Growth: Lessons from Silicon Valley

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YouChoose Bay Area Santa Clara Forum

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From SVBC: By 2035 there will be an estimated 1.2 million new jobs and 900,000 new households within the Bay Area. Where will all of these people live? Where will the new housing be built? How will people get around? If not planned for and managed carefully, a population increase of this size would compound […]

Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit 2011

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From SVBC: San Mateo schedule San Jose schedule Speakers Registration Silicon Valley and the Peninsula will become bicycle advocacy epicenters as SVBC hosts the first-ever Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit. Professional advocates, politicians, public agency employees, industry representatives, public health officials, and interested community members are invited to participate in a community event focused on […]

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

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user California High-Speed Rail Authority This event will be held in San Jose. California’s diverse economy includes two iconic and historically distinct economic districts: Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Yet the recent democratization of content facilitated by technology is challenging Hollywood’s traditional role as a tastemaker. A recent SPUR paper makes the […]

Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit 2012

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From bikesiliconvalley.org: The second annual Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit will be held on April 17, from 2:00 to 8:00 pm, in the Cultural Hall of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center in Palo Alto. Stanford Hospital and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will co-host this event, which will both inspire advocates of cycling and walking and provide […]