SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The North Concord BART plan

"Join SPUR for an update on the remaking of a key suburban BART station. The redevelopment of the Concord Naval Weapons Station will transform a 5,000-acre site into a low-carbon community of 12,200 homes and an estimated 26,500 potential jobs. The Community Reuse Plan and subsequent area plan have been shaped by the participation of hundreds of residents and the evaluation of seven alternatives. Join Aidan Hughes  and Mark Shorett of Arup as they present an update on the plan to transform a suburban BART station in a mixed-use center."

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