4th Annual Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Marketplace

"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, Menlo Park, Antioch, and Cloverdale. This event is sponsored by the Urban Land Institute, the Great Communities Collaborative, the Association of Bay Area Governments, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission."

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