SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Disasters and transportation systems

"When a major earthquake hits the Bay Area, we will experience power
failures for electric transit modes, including BART and Muni, and
highways and surface streets will fail due to bridge collapses and the
accumulation of debris. What should we do now in order to safely and
quickly restore these crucial links? With the authors of SPUR’s latest
Resilient City policy report: transportation experts Irene Avetyan,
Christopher Barkley, Anthony Bruzzone, Sarah Karlinsky
and Brian Stokle."



Talking Headways Podcast: The Uber Effect

This week we're joined by Andrew Salzberg, head of transportation policy and research at Uber. Andrew talks about growing up in Montreal and his previous transportation work at the World Bank. We also chat about the importance of transportation policy at the city level and Uber's support for congestion pricing.

SPUR Forum: America’s Next Top (Transportation) Model

From SPUR: Image courtesy of Flickr User Robert Couse-Baker. We rely on transportation models to guide big investment and policy decision, but can they accurately model new advances such as ridesharing or getting groceries delivered? Experts will explain how we can update the region’s transportation models to reflect our current and dynamic transportation environment. + Joan […]