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Saving Caltrain, the Bay Area Connection

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On November 9, Friends of Caltrain is hosting an educational event where you can learn more about the situation and what you can do to help. Carolyn Clevenger of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will present preliminary findings from the MTC Transit Sustainability project. Yoriko Kishimoto, former Mayor of Palo Alto, will discuss funding opportunities for […]

4th Annual Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Marketplace

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"This September, join smart growth advocates, city planners and developers for the 4th annual Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Marketplace at the San Jose Hilton. This day-long event includes expert panels on cities’ TOD plans, workshops on design, financing, and policies for TOD, and a walking tour of downtown San Jose. Featured cities include San Jose, Oakland, […]

Paying for regional transit: Transit Sustainability Project update

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From SPUR: The Bay Area’s seven biggest transit agencies constitute a $2 billion annual system. Costs are increasing while revenues are flat or declining. In 2010, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission launched a multi-year project to analyze the cost structure of the transit system, explore significant financial challenges affecting its future and propose major changes to […]

Jobs Market

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Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Looking for a job? Here are the current listings: Executive Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s […]

This Week: Walk to Work Day, Sunday Streets, Pricing on 101

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SPUR’s lunchtime forum this week looks at how congestion pricing could benefit Highway 101. This Friday is Walk to Work Day, and Sunday Streets returns to the Tenderloin and Civic Center. Here are this week’s calendar highlights: Wednesday: SPUR’s lunchtime forum will explore the prospects for congestion pricing on 101, with reps from the SF County Transportation Authority, the […]