SPUR Forum: Roads Were Not Built for Cars

From SPUR:

The book Roads Were Not Built for Cars traces the pivotal — and largely unrecognized— role that bicyclists played in the development of modern roadways. Hear from the book’s author about how bicycling inspired some of the most famous pioneers of the automobile and how the two transport modes drifted worlds apart. Co-presented by Island Press.

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SPUR Forum: If You Unbuild It, They Will Come

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From SPUR: Unbuilt San Francisco: The View From Futures Past highlights dozens of buildings and plans that were never built. Why did these plans fail, and how would San Francisco be a different place today had they been successful? Join the co-curator at SPUR, one of five locations collaborating on this show, to dive deeper into […]

SPUR Forum: The Future of Ride Sharing

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From SPUR: Image courtesy of Flickr user Spiros Vathis Ride sharing is flourishing in San Francisco and in cities across the nation. Is grabbing a ride with a stranger a trend, or harbinger of a new paradigm for urban transportation? Join pioneering industry leaders as they share their insights into where these roads will lead. + Emily […]