CounterPULSE: Are Green Jobs different?

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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 […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, help guide the Bay Area on a path towards smart growth, speak up for an affordable AC Transit system, hear what America’s Cup could mean for the city, ride bikes with the Dutch for Queen’s Day, and savor delicious noodles on a pedestrianized Grant Avenue. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday, […]

Green Connections: Visitacion Valley Greenway Walk

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From sf-planning.org: Green Connections is a new project about improving the City’s streets and routes that lead to our parks, waterfront and open spaces. The project team will host a variety of public events including walks, talks and meetings to engage communities in developing Green Connections. A walk series has been developed to explore how people […]

Could a Green Bank Hitch a Ride on the Jobs Bill?

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Fans of a National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) that would help leverage private-sector funding for transportation projects are still hoping for Hill action after the House declined to add the idea to its $154 billion jobs bill. But the NIB isn’t the only new financing strategy on the table, as Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) reminded […]