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August 2021

What Will It Take to Prioritize Transit on Bay Area Corridors?

August 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost: $10
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1

As the pandemic is beginning to lift, Bay Area residents have begun returning to work and traveling more frequently in general, traffic congestion is returning with them — and in some cases it is even worse than before the pandemic. Putting more people in fewer vehicles is one solution to this gridlock, but we need to prioritize buses and other transit to more effectively cut through traffic. Without a regionally-coordinated plan, how can the Bay Area better support transit on

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The Future of the Guadalupe River is Just Around the Riverbend

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1

For the past two years, SPUR, in collaboration with the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy, has been undertaking a multi-phase study that plans for the future of the Guadalupe River Park, one of downtown San José’s most important, but underutilized, assets. Recent studies done as part of this effort have focused on both the river’s natural ecology and its current and potential economic impact. What was discovered during those analyses and, more importantly, how should the city leverage the abundant resources

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How to Build Homes for the Middle Class

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1

It’s not news that California is deeply entrenched in a housing crisis, for which the only solution is building more homes. Beyond even where that housing should be built, for whom they should be built is a common topic of argument. There’s no question that significant numbers of homes must be produced for very low- and low-income residents. But the high construction costs in the San Francisco Bay Area are also pricing out moderate income people in the workforce. Without

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