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San Francisco, 94105-4015
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April 2019

APA NPC19 Sustainable Communities Division Multi-Division Reception

April 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105-4015
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Cost: $10.00

Please join us for a Multi-Division celebration held during NPC19 in San Francisco! The American Planning Association Sustainable Communities, International, Federal, & Private Practice Divisions, and the National Capital Area Chapter, are partnering to host a reception. The event will be a time to catch up with colleagues and friends, make new connections, and celebrate the winners of the SCD’s 6th Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability. Hors d’ouevres, beer, wine, water, and assorted soft drinks will be available. (Each

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June 2019

All in One: The Future of Mobility as a Service

June 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105-4015
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Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1.5

Riders want to be able to seamlessly pay for different modes of transportation, from buses and trains to electric scooters and ride sharing. But here in the Bay Area they can’t. Across the globe, private companies and public transit agencies are experimenting with combining payment and trip planning, and some companies have even launched monthly mobility subscriptions. But is it working, and is this the best approach to delivering mobility as a service? Join us to discuss the future of

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Transportation Funding 101

June 26, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105-4015
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Cost: $10
CM Credits: 1.0

Have you ever wondered how the bus lights stay on? Or the new walkways get paved? From taxes and fares to private dollars, multi-million-dollar transportation projects are pieced together with funding from local, state and federal levels. This summer we’re hosting a two-part introductory series about how we pay for our transportation infrastructure. In part one, come learn about the basic financing structure behind the transportation modes that we rely on each day.

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July 2019

The State of Housing at the State

July 16, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105-4015
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Cost: Free
Member Cost: $0
CM Credits: 1

Join us for a discussion with our local representatives in Sacramento to learn the latest on what’s happening during the current 2019–20 legislative session. Which bills are moving forward and which are not? How are the CASA bills faring? And what should be on the docket for next year? Co-presented by the Northern California Section of the American Planning Association.

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February 2020

Level 1 Storytelling Workshop: How to Use Storytelling in Transportation Planning

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105-4015
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Cost: $10
CM Credits: 1.5

Transportation agencies worldwide are using storytelling as a tool for transportation planning. In this intense and accelerated workshop, you will learn how to be an effective storyteller using the SAMS framework (Story, Audience, Message and Style), and test your knowledge by analyzing a few short transportation-focused videos. You will be surprised at how easy it is to become a storyteller and use the method in your verbal and written communication to galvanize communities and government leaders around any transportation project.

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Level 2 Storytelling Workshop: Make a Bad Video Better on SFCTA’s Roll-Out of Congestion Pricing

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
SPUR, 654 Mission Street
San Francisco, 94105-4015
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Cost: $15
CM Credits: 1.5

When you’re stuck in traffic trying to get on the Bay Bridge, do you ever wonder, ‘Can’t something be done about all this congestion?’” Lucky you asked! Come to our storytelling workshop to learn about the congestion pricing policy the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) is considering and how the agency plans to engage the public through the use of video. You’ll get a chance to assist the SFCTA make a “bad” rough cut video on congestion pricing better.

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