SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Planning for the San Francisco Bay

"Sea level rise in San Francisco Bay will challenge the 40 year-old legal framework, which manages development on the Bay’s shoreline. How will we adjust? Will Travis, executive director of the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, will discuss opportunities to amend the Bay Plan to increase our region’s resilience to climate change." 

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Crossing the Bay from SPUR on Vimeo. SPUR has produced a new video that asks: How will 1.7 million more people cross the Bay? From the SPUR blog: In the last century, visionary planners made major investments linking San Francisco and the East Bay. When the 20th century dawned, the only way to get from […]

SFCTA to Test Variable Road Pricing on Treasure Island

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