SPUR Transportation Committee Meeting

"In October 2008 the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the recommendations of the Transit Effectiveness Project (TEP). Faced with a $129 million budget deficit, SFMTA plans to make numerous transit service changes in November.  Come hear from TEP Program Manager Julie Kirschbaum, who will provide an update on the planned service changes and how the TEP planning process has helped SFMTA make informed decisions about providing the best possible transit service with limited resources."

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