SPUR Forum: Can Families Get Around in San Francisco?

From SPUR:

Image courtesy of ByLorena

Is San Francisco’s transportation working for children and families? From navigating trips to schools to bringing strollers on buses, there’s a lot to figure out. Join us for a discussion about the work still needed to achieve a more family-friendly transportation system. Co-presented by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco Transit Riders and Walk San Francisco.

+ Lilia Scott / AECOM/ Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Nik Kaestner / San Francisco Unified School District
Liore Milgrom-Gartner / San Francisco Department of the Environment

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