SPUR Lunchtime Forum: TOD and Job Centers

“The Center for Transit Oriented Development recently declared that transit planning should focus primarily on connecting people to regional employment centers. Join us for a briefing on their recent report that has implications for regional and transit planning, and outlines a framework for using transit investments to shape land use decisions. With Dena Belzer and Sujata Srivastava from Strategic Economics and Jeff Wood from Reconnecting America.”

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SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Planning jobs to reduce emissions

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From SPUR: Drawing from examples such as Tyson’s Corner, Mission Bay, Emeryville and traditional urban downtowns across the U.S., this forum will illustrate how planning for dense job centers on transit is becoming core to regional strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With San Francisco Chief Economist Ted Egan, SPUR Regional Planning Director Egon Terplan andJignesh […]

Sunnyvale Cool Presentation: Jobs, Housing, Transit and Traffic

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From Sunnyvale Cool: As the Silicon Valley economy rebounds, 67% of the projected job growth and its largest workforce will be in sectors paying less than $50,000 annually. Yet, regional plans for housing and transportation do not meet the needs of this workforce.  What are the effects of this shortage of housing and lack of quality transit near […]

This Week: Transbay Center Goes to the Planning Commission

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Join SPUR on Tuesday for a forum on upcoming Bus Rapid Transit projects in San Francisco and the South Bay. On Wednesday, Shaping SF holds a discussion that’s sure to be a captivating on “challenging the 20th century paradigm of automobile-centric streets.”  Then on Thursday, the Transbay Transit Center could pass a major milestone at […]