8:30 AM – 9:30 AM, Alta Planning + Design, 100 Webster Street, Suite 300, OAKLAND. Bagels and Coffee. Tactical urban demonstrations are low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment that can help the public and decision-makers better understand impacts to their community. Jeff Knowles, AICP and Jonathan Schuppert, AICP will share their experience designing, implementing, and evaluating trail and bikeway tactical urbanism projects across California. Come learn how these types of pilot projects can be added to your public engagement toolbox. The event is sponsored by Alta Planning + Design and is FREE to attend in-person in either at Alta’s San Jose office (30 person limit), Oakland office, or via webinar. To Register, click HERE. For information, contact Jeff Knowles at firstname.lastname@example.org or Afshan Hamid email@example.com.
6:30pm-8:30pm, Comstock Saloon, 155 Columbus Avenue, SAN FRANCISCO. Your monthly chance to network, have fun, and relax with your fellow planners, APA members, and urbanists. For more information, contact Graham Pugh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM, GHD Office, 2235 Mercury Way, Suite 150, SANTA ROSA. John Rozum, AICP, and Melissa Rosa, from NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management will introduce participants to Digital Coast, a website that provides resources that help communities address coastal issues. Digital Coast data, tools and training that will be highlighted include the Sea Level Rise Viewer, Coastal Change Analysis Program (C-CAP), Coastal County Snapshots; and topical areas such as green infrastructure, climate adaptation planning, and water quality will be covered. Time will be allotted for questions and your input on additional resources or tools that would be useful to your respective community. This brown bag can be attended in person or via webinar. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Kristine Gaspar at email@example.com.
10 AM-12 PM, Hayes Mansion, 200 Edenvale Avenue, SAN JOSE. Beverages and light snacks available at 9:30 AM. The forum will showcase an interactive analysis of a case study in North San Jose, led by a panel of technical experts who will discuss options for funding transportation and utility improvements. Financing tools and strategies will be shared that could help address infrastructure needs in jurisdictions throughout the Bay Area. Co-sponsored by MTC and ABAG. Free event; To register, click HERE. For more information, contact Dave Javid at firstname.lastname@example.org.
APA California is offering free one-click previews of its entire on-demand video catalog — including six new titles from the 2015 Oakland Conference. Convenient, informative, inexpensive and timely, these videos are the next best thing to attending a live conference session. Let’s get rid of those CM credit deficits!