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If You Build It, Will They Come?
Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Description: We’re spending billions of dollars on new transit projects in the Bay Area, but it takes more than new infrastructure to get people on board. Come learn about the innovative programs that are being developed to assist travelers around the region in understanding the value of our transit systems and how best to use them. More Information

What’s Next for Plan Bay Area?
Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Description: After two years of public outreach and technical analysis a draft of Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-term growth plan, has been released. The plan describes where and how the region can accommodate an anticipated 820,000 households and 1.3 million new jobs, while detailing a regional transportation investment strategy that expects $303 billion in revenues over the next 24 years. Join us to learn more about this plan and how it will be implemented. More Information

Resilient by Design
Date: June 22, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland,CA 94612
Description: The bay is a major amenity for our region, but its extensiveness also makes it daunting to anticipate and respond to sea level rise. A new regional design challenge launching this summer, Resilient by Design, will bring together Bay Area communities and designers to envision the resilient waterfronts of our future. Get a sneak peak at the design brief and join a discussion of what’s to come before the challenge concludes in the spring of 2018. More Information

Resilient by Design RFQ Information Session
Date: June 16, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, Yerba Buena Room, First Floor
Description: On May 31, 2017, Resilient by Design launched an open call for teams of local and global thought-leaders, architects, engineers, public finance experts, educators, and ecologists to join forces and participate in an intensive and collaborative community-based research process. Resilient by Design also invites community members to participate in this unique challenge and help suggest local sites that are vulnerable to the threats of climate change and where action and investment could enhance community resilience. If you have read through the Design Brief and still have questions, come to our information session to get your questions answered. More Information

Affordable Transit for Low-Income Riders
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Description: For people struggling to make ends meet, the cost of a bus or train ticket can be a barrier to transit use. For most households in the Bay Area, transportation is the third-largest monthly expense, behind housing and food, and when transit is out of reach, its promise — access to opportunity — cannot be realized. Hear a panel of experts discuss the challenges that low-income riders face when paying for transit, and the potential solutions to make transit more affordable. More Information

Complete Streets Workshop
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time: 8:30am-1pm
Location: City of Oakland City Hall Hearing Room 3, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza)
Description: Having difficulty implementing Complete Streets improvements in your jurisdiction? Want help understanding how your local Complete Streets policy can lead to multimodal improvements? Want to learn more about innovative design treatments? Join us for a half day workshop examining these issues and learning how to move Complete Streets planning efforts from policy and concept to on-the-ground improvements. Examples of successful outreach and design strategies from the Bay Area will be highlighted. This workshop is geared towards planners, engineers, and anyone else interested in Complete Streets implementation.

This is the second of four Complete Streets workshop that will take place around the region. This is the only workshop that will take place in the East Bay. All four workshops will have the same curriculum.

Public Hearings: Draft Plan and the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for Plan Bay Area 2040

  • Friday, May 12, 2017
    9:40 a.m.
    Bay Area Metro Center Board Room
    375 Beale Street
    San Francisco
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    6 p.m.
    Dr. Martin Luther King Library, Room 225
    150 E. San Fernando Street
    San José
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
     6 p.m.
    Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
    734 Marin Street
    Vallejo

Bay Area’s Bike to Work Day
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: All Day
Location: Throughout the nine Bay Area counties
Description: The region’s bicycle commuting party returns May 11, 2017 with activities and celebrations happening in all nine Bay Area counties. Stay up to date on all the day’s events here.

Draft Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses
Date: May 4-22, 2017
Times: Varies
Location: the nine San Francisco Bay Area Counties
Description: Plan Bay Area is a road map to help San Francisco Bay Area cities and counties preserve the character of our diverse communities while addressing the challenges of future population growth. Each open house will feature multiple stations at which participants will be able to view displays; ask questions; and offer comments on the Draft Plan’s goals, proposed growth patterns, transportation investment strategy, and key actions identified to address ongoing and long-term regional challenges. View the list of upcoming open houses.

Walk to Work Day
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 7:30-10:30 a.m.
Location: San Francisco
Description: Join the movement on Thursday, April 6 –  walking at least 15 minutes of your commute counts! Start your healthy walking habit and get rewarded at one of the Walk to Work Day “hubs” across the city. Stop by for a FREE safety lights, totes, coffee, or breakfast snack, and much more! More information

BAT Team - Bay Area Transit Team - Happy Hour #2
Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Zeitgeist, 199 Valencia Street, SF
Description: Join us for the second Riders Helping Riders happy hour and brainstorming session this Wednesday night, April 5, from 5:30-7 p.m. We'll be passing out free BAT Team buttons so you can show your colors while riding transit. Bring a transit-riding friend!  Learn more and RSVP here

Making Mind-Blowing Models
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Description: A key part of regional planning is putting together sophisticated models about the region that help answer questions such as what cities people are likely to live in, which policy tools will best shape development or what congestion might look like in the future. For years, staff at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) have been running these complex models as part of Plan Bay Area. Come hear about how these models work, what they show and how they can shape better policies and plans. More information

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference – SOLD OUT
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. (Registration); 10:00 a.m. (Program)
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: The YES Conference is a free, annual event that brings together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma) to discuss solutions to the climate change crisis. Our goal is to raise awareness of how our transportation choices affect our families, our communities, our air and our planet. The conference is open to students, teachers and parents from the nine Bay Area counties. For information, visit: www.sparetheairyouth.com/2017-yes-conference.

Study of the Future Interstate Highway System
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: MTC and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, and to attend this listening-and-outreach event at which participants can share recommendations about how best to plan, fund, operate and maintain the 60-year-old, nearly 47,000-mile freeway network in the decades ahead. More information

Study of the Future Interstate Highway System
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: MTC and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, and to attend this listening-and-outreach event at which participants can share recommendations about how best to plan, fund, operate and maintain the 60-year-old, nearly 47,000-mile freeway network in the decades ahead. More information

Core Capacity Transit Study Public Workshop
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland CA, 94612
RSVP by sending an email by January 30: corecapacity@mtc.ca.gov

Using Cap-and-Trade to Improve California’s Transportation
Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Description: Cap-and-trade is at the core of California’s climate plan. It helps limit greenhouse gas emissions by setting a price on carbon, which then drives investment in cleaner technology, fuels and energy efficiency. Now, revenue from this program is being used to provide grants that will help modernize our bus, rail and ferry systems to reduce the state’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions: transportation. Come learn about these landmark climate programs and what they mean for the Bay Area. More information

Core Capacity Transit Study Public Workshop
Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
RSVP by sending an email by January 30: corecapacity@mtc.ca.gov

Planning Innovations 
Forum #3: Advancing PDA Implementation – Affordable and Workforce Housing: What's Working in the Bay Area
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Description: MTC and ABAG staff are pleased to invite you to the next Planning Innovations, a new series of regional forums focused on the planning and implementation of Priority Development Areas (PDA) in the Bay Area. The topic of the forum is Affordable and Workforce Housing: What's Working in the Bay Area. How does affordable and workforce housing become a reality in today's challenging economic and political environment? What role can policy and design play in overcoming barriers to providing new affordable housing? This Forum will highlight recent innovations in building design and policy. Bay area architects, developers, and planners will provide strategies and lessons-learned about how policy and design can help provide successful affordable and workforce housing. RSVP to this event

San Francisco Urban Film Festival
Date: November 14-20, 2016
Time: Various
Location: Various
Description: This year’s theme, “Creating Just Cities,” focuses on how urban planning can create equity and opportunity.  MTC is a sponsor of the SF Urban Film Fest, which takes place in several venues around San Francisco. Learn more

MTC Biennial Awards Program
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: Reception: 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.; Awards Presentation: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, First Floor Atrium and Yerba Buena Conference Room
Description: MTC’s biennial awards program honors people, projects and organizations for exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation. Learn more

Climate Forward Bay Area: A Leadership Forum
Date: October 13-14, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF,1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94143
Description: Bringing together technology, government, NGO and industry leaders in a forum to share ideas and approaches to reducing local greenhouse gases while maintaining economic viability. Learn more

2016 Tech Transfer Seminar: Preparing for Connected Vehicles
Date: October 13, 2016
Time: 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: MTC is offering this seminar to support public agencies and consultants in preparing for connected vehicles. The seminar will provide a forum for the regional coordination that is needed to order to address various issues, such as security, safety, and operational issues, and foster successful connected vehicle deployments throughout the SF Bay Area. Learn more

Rail~Volution
Date: October 9-12, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Description: Join thought leaders and innovators at our conference venue situated in the transit-rich Embarcadero neighborhood, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Connect with over 1,400 professionals who share a dedication to livable communities and transit throughout the week: at the Welcome Reception in Oakland’s historic Fox Theater; in 22 Mobile Workshops on both sides of the bay; and during more than 75 thought- and discussion-provoking workshops and events. With a focus on real-world solutions, inclusion and diversity, and innovative partnerships, the 2016 Rail~Volution conference will give you the tools you need to transform your community. Let’s Get Moving. Together. Learn more

Fruitvale Bike Share Expansion Workshop
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Times: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: Cesar E Chavez Library, 3301 East 12th St, Oakland
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by both crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

North Berkeley Bike Share Expansion Workshop
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Times: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue, Oakland
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by both crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

West Berkeley Bike Share Expansion Workshop
Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Times: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: Sierra Club, SF Bay Chapter, 2530 San Pablo Ave Site I, Berkeley
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by both crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

Rockridge Bike Share Expansion Workshop
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Times: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Avenue, Oakland
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by both crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

The Bay Bridge by Air, Land, and Sea: David Garnick & Barrie Rokeach
Date: Artists' reception on September 9, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Exhibition dates: September 7 - 27, 2016
Location: ACCI Gallery, 1652 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709
Description: A joint show featuring dramatic landscape and aerial photographs of the new eastern span of the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge
Learn more

Can Regional Government Solve the Housing Crisis?
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Description: Cities throughout the Bay Area are debating how best to add new housing as well as what the affordable housing requirements should be. But what is the appropriate role for regional government? Should the Bay Area’s regional agencies require all new commercial developments to pay a fee to support affordable housing? Should there be regional housing bonds? Join a group of regional housing policy experts, including MTC's Doug Johnson, in a discussion about regional housing solutions. Learn more

Planning Innovations
Forum #2: Financing PDA InfrastructureStrategies to Meet Today's Needs
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Hayes Mansion (Monterey Room), 200 Edenvale Avenue, San Jose, CA, 95136
Description: MTC and ABAG staff are pleased to invite you to the next Planning Innovations, a new series of regional forums focused on the planning and implementation of Priority Development Areas (PDA) in the Bay Area. The topic of the forum is Financing PDA Infrastructure  – Strategies to Meet Today’s Needs. Please join us for an interactive case study analysis of North San Jose led by a panel of technical experts who will discuss options for funding transportation and utility improvements in this PDA. Learn about infrastructure financing tools and how to assess which are most applicable to addressing your jurisdiction’s needs. RSVP to this event

San Francisco Bike Share Expansion Workshop (Hayes-Fillmore) 
Date: Monday, July 25, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: African American Art + Culture Complex, 762 Fulton St, San Francisco
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

San Francisco Bike Share Expansion Workshop (SoMa) 
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: Gene Friend Rec Center, 270 6th Street, San Francisco
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

Berkeley Bike Share Expansion Workshop (South Berkeley) 
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: 3075 Adeline Street, Berkeley
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

Berkeley Bike Share Expansion Workshop (Downtown & North Berkeley)
Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Times: 5:30pm and 6:30pm
Location: 2090 Kittredge Street
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

San Francisco Bike Share Expansion Workshop (Mission Bay / Dogpatch)
Date: Monday, July 11, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: 654 Minnesota Street, San Francisco
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

Oakland Bike Share Expansion Workshop (North Oakland) 
Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: 560 59th St, Oakland
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

San Jose Bike Share Expansion Workshop (North San Jose) 
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: 488 N 6th St, San Jose
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

Oakland Bike Share Expansion Workshop (Adams Point, Grand Lake, Lakeside)
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Times: 6:30pm and 7:30pm
Location: 3534 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

San Jose Bike Share Expansion Workshop (South University, Spartan-Keyes) 
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: 921 S 1st St, San Jose
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

San Francisco Bike Share Expansion Workshop (Haight-Ashbury) 
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Times: 6pm and 7pm
Location: 1833 Page St, San Francisco
Description: The next step is public workshops, where neighbors sit around maps and discuss which station locations work best for their community. In early 2016 we hosted our first (Phase 1) public workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, and the East Bay, where we invited the public to review possible site locations, informed by crowd-sourced suggestions and technical analysis. Leaning on the local knowledge and expertise of residents, these workshops informed the selection of Proposed Expansion Sites below. Learn more

ITS America 2016
Date: June 12-16, 2016
Location: McEnery Convention Center, San Jose
Description: This event will build from the traditional ITS America Annual Meeting and will include an exhibit, conferences, papers, tours, and demos, created to represent the transformative moment in intelligent transportation. For more information, visit itsamerica2016.org

Plan Bay Area 2040 Open House
Date: May-June 2016
Times: Varies
Location: the nine San Francisco Bay Area Counties
Description: Plan Bay Area is a road map to help San Francisco Bay Area cities and counties preserve the character of our diverse communities while addressing the challenges of future population growth. Come learn about the three land use and transportation scenarios developed to inform the update of the region's long-range transportation and housing plan, known as Plan Bay Area 2040. Your voice will contribute to the selection of a preferred scenario, which is slated to be approved by the Association of Bay Area Government's (ABAG) Executive Board and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in September 2016. View a list of upcoming open houses on our meetings page.

Plan Bay Area 2040 EIR Scoping Meeting
Date: May-June 2016
Times: Varies
Location: Santa Clara, Alameda and Sonoma Counties
Description: Interested agencies, organizations and individuals are invited by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) to comment on the scope and content of the environmental impact assessment that will be conducted for the update of Plan Bay Area, an integrated land use and transportation plan looking out to the year 2040 for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. View a list of upcoming scoping meetings on our public hearings page.

Experience Electric
Date: Saturday, May 21 & Sunday, May 22, 2016  
Times: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Marin Home & Garden Expo, Marin Fairgrounds, 10 Ave of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903
Description: Join Experience Electric for a chance to test-drive the latest plug-in electric vehicles in a hassle-free environment at the Marin Home and Garden Expo. Test-drives are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A valid driver license is required, and you must be 18 years old to participate. Registration is not required. Learn more

3rd Annual Caltrans District 4 Calmentor Program Awards Luncheon & Business Networking Event 
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016
Times: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA
Description: Learn how to approach your day the Olympian way with our inspirational keynote by former Olympic pentathlete, Marilyn King!  Network with State and Bay Area public transportation agency managers and colleagues in the A&E field over lunch. Come celebrate small business success with the Caltrans District 4 Executive Team. Learn more

Final VPP Parking Workshop
Date: Monday, April 25, 2016
Times: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Auditorium, 101 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607
Description: This Workshop will include policy issues, an in-depth overview of the VPP parking web site, website functionality, and open discussion. Learn more

Oakland Chinatown Bike Share Workshop
Co-sponsored by Councilmember Abel Guillén and the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

Experience Electric
Date: Saturday, April 16 & Sunday, April 17, 2016  
Times: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Fairfield Total Home & Garden Show, 300 Chadbourne Rd, Fairfield, CA 94533
Description: Join Experience Electric for a chance to test-drive the latest plug-in electric vehicles in a hassle-free environment at the Fairfield Total Home & Garden Show. Test-drives available on a first-come, first-served basis. Valid driver license required must be 18 years old. No registration required. Learn more

Connected Car Hackathon
Date: Saturday, April 9 & Sunday, April 10, 2016  
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Auditorium, 101 8th St, Oakland, CA 94607
Description: Developers are invited to use data sets coming from connected cars to build apps and tools that encourage smarter and safer driving habits, as well as to develop apps that can encourage travelers to consider alternate modes of transportation when traveling in the Bay Area. Open to Bay Area residents and employers. Registration required. Learn more

Regional Transportation Safety Summit
Date: Friday, April 8, 2016  
Times: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Tribal Q&A 12:30 pm. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Alameda County Transportation Commission, 1111 Broadway, Suite 800, Oakland, CA 94607
Description: Learn about the newly updated California Strategic Highway Safety Plan, the top traffic safety problems, and participate in workgroup discussions about priority safety strategies and actions. Learn more

Walk to Work Day
Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016  
Times: varies
Location: locations throughout San Francisco
Description: Each April, Walk San Francisco hosts Walk to Work Day, a fun and festive day of encouragement celebrating the most healthy, sustainable form of transportation: walking. People who live and/or work in San Francisco are encouraged to walk just 15 minutes of their daily commute (whether traveling to work, school, church, temple, or shops). Learn more

Experience Electric
Date: Saturday, April 2 & Sunday, April 3, 2016  
Times: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Contra Costa Spring Home & Garden Show, Concord Pavilion, 2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord, CA 94521
Description: Join Experience Electric for a chance to test-drive the latest plug-in electric vehicles in a hassle-free environment at the Contra Costa Spring Home & Garden Show. Test-drives available on a first-come, first-served basis. Valid driver license required must be 18 years old. No registration required. Learn more

Experience Electric
Date: Saturday, March 19 & Sunday, March 20, 2016  
Times: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Sonoma County Home & Garden Show, Sonoma County Fairgrounds,1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Description: Join Experience Electric for a chance to test-drive the latest plug-in electric vehicles in a hassle-free environment at the Sonoma County Home & Garden Show. Test-drives available on a first-come, first-served basis. Valid driver license required must be 18 years old. No registration required. Learn more

North Oakland Bike Share Workshop
Co-sponsored by Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan
Date: February 29, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Colombo Club, 5321 Claremont Ave, Oakland
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

South Berkeley Bike Share Workshop
Co-sponsored by Councilmembers Lori Droste, Maxwell Anderson and Kriss Worthington
Date: February 25, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

Calling the Bay Area Home: Tackling the Affordable Housing and Displacement Challenge
Special Forum
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Times: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Description: Bay Area housing and transportation policymakers, city planners, community and business leaders, housing developers and advocates are invited to attend a half-day event for a timely and important dialogue on the role that Bay Area local governments and regional agencies — as well as the state and federal government — can play in addressing skyrocketing housing costs and displacement of long-time residents. Learn more

Oakland Bike Share Expansion Workshop: Downtown, Uptown, Jack London Square
Co-sponsored by Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan, Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney, and Councilmember Abel Guillén
Date: February 18, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: SPUR, 1544 Broadway, Oakland
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

Emeryville Bike Share Workshop
Co-sponsored by Mayor Dianne Martinez
Date: February 11, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Emeryville City Hall, Council Chambers, 1333 Park Avenue, Emeryville
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

San Jose Bike Share Expansion Workshop
Co-sponsored by Councilmember Raul Peralez, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, and the San Jose Downtown Association
Date: February 4, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: King Library, Room 225, 150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference - SOLD OUT!
Date: January 30, 2016
Times: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: UC Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science, 1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720
Description: The YES Conference brings middle- and high-school students from the San Francisco Bay Area together to discuss transportation issues, learn how they can make impact on climate change and share ways of encouraging each other to walk, bike, take transit or carpool to school. The conference is sold out, but you can still join the waitlist. Available seats will be released by Thursday, January 28, 2016. More information

Berkeley Bike Share Workshop: Downtown and Southside
Co-sponsored by District 4 Councilmember Jesse Arreguin and District 7 Councilmember Kriss Worthington 
Date: January 25, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: YMCA Teen Center, 2111 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

ACTC & MTC Roundtable #5
The Future of Freight: Mobilizing Regional Partners Across the Bay Area

Date: January 22, 2016
Times: Registration and lunch: 11:45 a.m.; Roundtable: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Alameda County Transportation Commission, 1111 Broadway, Ste. 800, Oakland, CA
Description: Join us for an engaging roundtable event to discuss strategies on how to best position the Bay Area for funding and advocacy opportunities to address freight needs across the region. The Bay Area is a major hub for goods movement, which supports our economy, serves our residents, and provides jobs both within the region and throughout Northern California. Alameda County plays a critical role in the goods movement system due to its central location and infrastructure, experiencing both the economic benefits and community impacts of goods moving to and through the region. This interactive roundtable discussion will bring together government leaders, business representatives, industry experts, and community partners to discuss upcoming federal and state legislation, funding opportunities and policies to address Bay Area goods movement needs. Event flyer Register online

San Francisco Bike Share Workshop: The Mission
Co-sponsored by San Francisco District 9 Supervisor David Campos
Date: January 21, 2016
Times: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Mission Neighborhood Center, 362 Capp St, San Francisco
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

San Francisco Bike Share Workshop: SoMa/Tenderloin/Mission Bay
Co-sponsored by San Francisco District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim
Date: January 20, 2016
Times: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Gene Friend Rec Center, 270 6th St, San Francisco
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

Bay Bridge West Span Bike Path Community Meeting
Date: January 20, 2016
Times: 6 p.m.
Location: Bayside Room, Port of San Francisco, Pier 1 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
Description: The public is invited to attend the first community meeting for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (SFOBB) West Span Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Maintenance (BPM) Path Project on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in San Francisco. Learn more

San Francisco Bike Share Workshop: The Castro
Co-sponsored by San Francisco District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener
Date: January 12, 2016
Times: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Harvey Milk Rec Center, 50 Scott St, San Francisco
Description: Help choose where our stations go at an upcoming Public Workshop! Throughout January and February, we'll be hosting station planning workshops in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville. Learn more

Experience Electric
Date: November 23-24, 2015
Times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: San Francisco Chronicle 58th Annual International Auto Show at the Moscone Center, 747 Howard Street in San Francisco
Description: The Experience Electric campaign features the latest electric vehicles (EVs) from a variety of manufacturers, including BMW, Ford, General Motors, Nissan and smart (subject to change). Licensed drivers can test vehicles free of charge in a festive setting with no sales pressure. The campaign’s goal is to accelerate EV adoption through purchase, leasing and car-sharing programs.

Experience Electric
Date: October 24, 2015
Times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Treasure Island Flea on Treasure Island, San Francisco
Description: The Experience Electric campaign features the latest electric vehicles (EVs) from a variety of manufacturers, including BMW, Ford, General Motors, Nissan and smart (subject to change). Licensed drivers can test vehicles free of charge in a festive setting with no sales pressure. The campaign’s goal is to accelerate EV adoption through purchase, leasing and car-sharing programs.