SPUR: The Bay Area’s Regional Plan

From SPUR:

For the past few years, the Bay Area has been preparing its first combined Sustainable Communities Strategy/Regional Transportation Plan, a long-range growth and transportation plan for adding 2 million more residents and 1 million more jobs to our region. What are the implications for San Francisco, and what is the city’s regional responsibility? Come hear the details of the draft plan before it’s finalized.

+ Sarah Dennis-Philipps, San Francisco Planning Department
+ Tilly Chang, San Francisco County Transportation Agency
+ Ken Kirkey, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

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