SPUR Forum: Future-proofing Our Cities

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SPUR Forum: Designing and Planning for the Car-Less City

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From SPUR: Photo courtesy of Flickr user ekelly80 This event will be held at EEFG, across the street from the Urban Center. Please see the Location section, below, for more information. The car as we know it could be gone within the next few decades. The prospect of driverless taxis, increased ridesharing and other new kinds of […]

SPUR Forum: The Future of Car Ownership

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From SPUR: Image courtesy of Flickr user Thomas Hawk As headlines proclaim that Millenials are no longer interested in car ownership, car sharing and peer-to-peer ride sharing are growing in both cities and suburbs. Are these signs that car ownership is changing? Will these services — and new technologies like driverless cars — change car ownership […]

SPUR San Jose Forum: Robocar: Utopia or Dystopia?

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From SPUR: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 12:30 p.m. Image courtesy of Flickr user Justin in SD This event will take place in San Jose. What are the transportation planning impacts of cars that can drive themselves? Would they make freeways work better and eliminate the need for parking, and even car ownership, by coming to your […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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 This week, look at the city through the eyes of others. Begin by viewing growth through a European lens and end with a local approach to greening and sustainability. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: SFMTA Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee Meeting. Let the PSAC, the official public representative to the Board of Supervisors on pedestrian […]