SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The Transit Center District Plan

"The Transbay Terminal will create a “Grand Central Station of the West”
in the heart of a new transit- friendly neighborhood in downtown San
Francisco. Now that the plan for the terminal has been finalized, what
is next for the surrounding neighborhoods? With David Alumbaugh
of the SF Planning Department and former Planning Director Dean
Macris
."

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