SPUR Forum: Creating “Transitable” Bay Area Cities

From SPUR:

How can we make more of the Bay Area accessible by transit? How can we turn our public transit system into a reliable option for more travelers? Seamless Transit, a new research report by SPUR, envisions a Bay Area with coordinated transit systems connecting the entire region. Join a discussion about how urban areas that collaborate to create intuitive, pleasurable transit systems will thrive.

+ Ratna Amin / SPUR
+ Cathleen Sullivan / Nelson\Nygaard

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