SPUR SJ Forum: Integrating Transit: Learning from National Examples

From SPUR San Jose:

A new report from the Transportation Research Board provides concrete guidance on integrating and coordinating transit services in areas with multiple providers. Come hear from two of the authors of this innovative manual as they discuss the benefits of integration and give step-by-step guidance drawing from domestic and international case studies.

+ Cathleen Sullivan / Nelson\Nygaard
+ Duncan Watry / San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit

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