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Reporting From Resilient by Design
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Description: Resilient by Design teams are developing innovative, community based solutions to sea level rise and severe storms in the Bay Area. Hear from three about their vision for a more resilient Bay Area: the Field Operations Team, focusing on connectivity, equity and environmental issues in the South Bay; Public Sediment, working with communities to enhance Alameda Creek; and HASSELL+, proposing corridors for regeneration and water management in South San Francisco that can act as streets of retreat in emergency. 
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Brown Bag at Beale: The Early History of Rincon Hill
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Description: April’s brownbag will be a deep dive into (very) local history: the history of Rincon Hill, the neighborhood where the Bay Area Metro Center is now located. Dr. Jennifer Wildt, a Bay Area archeologist, will provide some background on how much this neighborhood has changed in the past 150 years.

Walk to Work Day
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Description: If you live or work in San Francisco, you can participate. Even if you work far away or across the Bay, just walk part of your commute. Or if you can, walk all the way! Last year, over 10,000 people participated; this year, it’ll be even bigger.
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Reporting From Resilient by Design
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Description: Resilient by Design teams are developing innovative, community-based solutions to sea level rise and severe storms in the Bay Area. Come hear from three of them about their vision for a more resilient Bay Area: BIG + ONE + Sherwood, aiming to restore Islais Creek to its natural function; Team Uplift, designing innovative solutions for a socially, economically and environmentally resilient Vallejo; and the BionicTeam, planning an amenity-filled public space that connects the waterfront to the neighborhoods of San Rafael.
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Reporting From Resilient by Design
Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Description: Resilient by Design teams are developing innovative, community-based solutions to sea level rise and severe storms in the Bay Area. Come hear from three of them about their vision for a more resilient Bay Area: Common Ground, strengthening the identity of the San Pablo Bay region; the Home Team, mitigating threats of gentrification and displacement through design in North Richmond; and the All Bay Collective, proposing economic opportunities and housing alternatives around the San Leandro Bay. Come hear more from each team. 
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Electrify America
Date: March 16-18, 2018
Time: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location: Great Mall, Milpitas
Details: Please join us to discover more about EV ownership benefits, incentives available and chargers of all kinds (including the all-new 350kW designs), and drive EVs from a variety of manufacturers, including the Tesla Model S, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Golf, Honda Clarity Electric and Honda Clarity Fuel Cell.
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Electrify America
Date: March 13-15, 2018
Time: 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location: Stonestown Galleria, San Francisco
Details: Please join us to discover more about EV ownership benefits, incentives available and chargers of all kinds (including the all-new 350kW designs), and drive EVs from a variety of manufacturers, including the Tesla Model S, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, Volkswagen e-Golf, Honda Clarity Electric and Honda Clarity Fuel Cell.
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Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Workshop
Date: February 26, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conference Room, First Floor
Description: MTC, DGS and BOC partners will provide hands-on technical assistance and information on how to get certified and do business with the participating public agencies.

2018 YES Conference
Date: February 24, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration begins at 9 a.m.; Conference begins at 10 a.m.)
Location:  Laney College, 900 Fallon Street, Oakland
Description: Students from throughout the nine Bay Area counties will come together to discuss transportation, clean air, climate change and a healthy San Francisco Bay Area. Students will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, participate in workshops and share stories from their schools and communities about how youth can lead the way in promoting safe and healthy communities. Students are strongly encouraged to present and showcase their work at the conference by registering to become a presenter.  For complete conference information and to register, visit www.sparetheairyouth.org.

Planning Innovations - How Objective is "Objective"?
Date: February 13, 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conference Room, First Floor
Description: Recent state housing legislation, combined with lawsuits focusing on local development review, increase the importance of translating city goals and guidelines for PDAs into “objective development standards.” Join an interactive discussion led by an experienced panel to investigate the implications of the Housing Accountability Act, SB35 and other key housing legislation for plan making, code writing, and project review.

New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
Date: February 1 – 3, 2018
Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco

Metro Talks: Learning from the North Bay Wildfires
Date: February 1, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. (Reception) 6 p.m. (Panel discussion, Q&A)
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conference Room, First Floor
Description: On Sunday evening, October 8, 2017, multiple small fires erupted in Sonoma and Napa counties. Fueled by strong winds and extreme fire conditions, these North Bay fires ultimately burned more than 200,000 acres, destroyed 8,900 structures, and killed 43 people. This Metro Talks panel features Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane, who will speak to the devastating experience and aftermath of the fires. Other speakers include Bay Area Air Quality Management District staff who will provide an account of air quality impacts from the North Bay fires — disaster-related air quality and public health concerns in the Bay Area, and how this experience informs our response to future regional disasters.

Pre-Application Workshop: Priority Development Area (PDA) Planning Program PDA Technical and Staffing Assistance Programs
Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 2 - 4 p.m.
Location: Valley Transportation Authority, 3331 North 1st Street, Auditorium, San Jose
Description: The PDA Planning Program funds Specific Plans that result in intensified land uses around public transit hubs and bus and rail corridors in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. The PDA Technical Assistance Program provides customized consultant assistance to complete discrete projects that allow a city to overcome specific policy or planning challenges to the adoption or implementation of PDA plans.
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Pre-Application Workshop: Priority Development Area (PDA) Planning Program PDA Technical and Staffing Assistance Programs
Date: January 11, 2018
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conference Room
Description: The PDA Planning Program funds Specific Plans that result in intensified land uses around public transit hubs and bus and rail corridors in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. The PDA Technical Assistance Program provides customized consultant assistance to complete discrete projects that allow a city to overcome specific policy or planning challenges to the adoption or implementation of PDA plans.
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2020 Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) Training
Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conference Room
Description: Presentation of materials for participation in the 2020 LUCA program.

Fourth Annual SF Urban Film Fest
Date: November 13 – 19, 2017
Description: The SF Urban Film Fest (SFUFF) is an annual week-long film festival that focuses on cities and civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. SFUFF believes compelling stories can help shape urbanist ideas, practice, and project implementation to improve our cities for everyone. SFUFF is organized by urban planners and screens films in tandem with panel discussions and storytelling workshops.
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Curb Management: To Share or Not to Share, Emerging Technology & Ride Share
Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Yerba Buena Conference Room, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco
Description: Curbsides are experiencing ever increasing and competing demands at Bay Area transit stations and airports. Public and private sectors are partnering to manage a fixed amount of curbside space in an effort to create efficient, accessible and functional space. Join WTS in a thought provoking panel discussion on how Bay Area transportation agencies are navigating the challenges and opportunities by incorporating emerging transportation technologies and varied ride share options.
Panelists and Moderator:

  • Bob Franklin, Department Manager for Customer Access, BART
  • Debs Schrimmer, Transportation Policy Manager, Lyft
  • Michelle Go & Stephanie Hom, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Eva Cheong, Director of Airport Services, San Francisco International Airport
  • Danielle J. Harris, Senior Transportation Planner, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • Moderator - Ashley Nguyen, ‎Assistant Director of Operations Section, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Ford GoBike San Jose Celebration
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: San Pedro Square Market Bar, 87 N San Pedro St, San Jose
Description: Join us on Thursday, October 26 as we celebrate an expanded bike share system in San Jose and our Founding Partner, Alaska Airlines. We'll be joined by Mayor Liccardo and partners including the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition. After the celebration, there will be an optional ride on Ford GoBike. We'll have a limited number of helmets for riders; feel free to bring one along.

Collaborative Research Phase: Week 3 Tour
Date: Monday, October 16, 2017 through Friday, October 20, 2017
Location: South San Francisco Bay Area
Description: Resilient by Design teams will embark on their third week of guided tours planned for the Research Phase of the Bay Area Challenge. The weeklong tour, covering communities in the South Bay, will allow the 10 Design Teams selected for the Challenge to hear first-hand accounts from community leaders about the environmental hazards vulnerable communities face and will continue to experience in the years to come, including sea level rise, severe storms and flooding. It will also serve as an opportunity for the Design Teams to explore local sites that can benefit from the action and expertise of their multidisciplinary teams.

Metro Talks Presents: Three Perspectives on Resilience with Rupal Sanghvi, Cathy Simon and Henk Ovink
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Location: 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, 1st Floor
Time: 5:30pm (Reception) 6:00 p.m. (Talk/Q&A)
Description: This special edition of the Metro Talks series will feature three design experts participating in the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, a collaborative research and design project to help make the Bay Area more resilient to the impacts of climate change including sea level rise and flooding. Each will share their unique professional and personal perspectives on what resilience means and why it matters. Henk Ovink, the special envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of Netherlands, Rupal Sanghvi, founder of HealthxDesign, and Cathy Simon, fellow, American Institute of Architects, are leaders in integrating the disciplines of public health, architectural design, ecology, social equity and public sector ingenuity and will share some stories and insights for how the Bay Area can navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead in local and regional resilience building.

Complete Streets Workshop South Bay
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Auditorium, 3331 North First Street, San Jose, CA 951134
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.
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13th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference
Date: Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Scottish Rite Center, Oakland, CA
Description: The conference will showcase the latest information about the estuary’s changing watersheds, impacts from major stressors, and the Bay’s emerging challenges, and comes at a key moment during the Bay Area Challenge’s Collaborative Research Phase. During the two-day conference, multidisciplinary experts from Resilient by Design will discuss how we are reimaging disaster preparedness through an iterative and community-based approach that centers social equity in the planning process and builds resilience at a grassroots level.
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Transit Policy and the Housing Crisis
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: Remix, 1128 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103
Description: Transit-oriented development, where housing and retail are concentrated near public transportation, is a hot topic in urban planning. Studies have shown that growth near transit is good for the economy and the environment. What efforts are underway in the Bay Area to foster transit-oriented development? What challenges do we face in achieving density near transit? And what role do the region’s transit agencies play in solving the Bay Area’s housing crisis? We’ll discuss how these two crucial policy issues — housing and transit — interact to create a more equitable Bay Area. Join us in conversation will be:

  • Alan Dones, Managing Partner and CEO, Strategic Urban Development Alliance
  • Ratna Amin, Transportation Policy Director, SPUR
  • Joel Ramos, Regional Planning Director, TransForm
  • Ken Kirkey, Director of Planning, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Food and drink will be served.
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Complete Streets Workshop San Francisco
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time: 12:00-4:30 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 375 Beale St., San Francisco, CA 94105
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.
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Safe Streets in the Bay Area
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Description: Cities across the country have committed to Vision Zero to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries and many planning agencies are leading the charge to fund safety improvements with equity in mind, provide crash data and measure safety performance. Hear all about how our local projects are working to make streets around the Bay Area safer for all.
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Is Driving Really Free?
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Description: Drivers often pay for gas, parking and tolls, but they don’t pay for the traffic delays that their cars cause others. Drivers also don’t pay for the impacts on noise, air quality and health that their cars often generate. Could having drivers pay for these social costs help decrease traffic, clean our air and more? Hear the pricing policy options, when they work (and when they don’t) and what they might look like for the people who live and work in the Bay Area.
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Bike Tours | Oakland on Two Wheels
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.
Description: Explore Oakland’s diverse and rich patchwork of neighborhoods by cycling through them with an experienced guide from OMCA. On select Sundays from May through October, OMCA Docents lead bike tours of this eclectic city. The two tours offered this Sunday are:
Bay Bridge Bike Trail
The starting location of this tour will be the Bay Trail entrance on Shellmound Street in Emeryville across from the IKEA entrance. The tour will delve into the history of the old and new Bay Bridges with interesting stories and colorful historical personalities. The ride will be a little more challenging than usual at about nine miles with a 150-foot climb onto the bridge.
Downtown Tour
Visit downtown locations that recall important figures from Oakland's history. Explore colorful characters and infamous murders. We’ll hear the story of Horace Carpentier and how he committed the most lucrative crime in Oakland's history! Discover architectural gems along the way. This fun adventure will cover about six flat miles over approximately two hours. 
Free. Meet in front of the Museum’s Oak Street entrance at 10 am. Bring your own bikes, helmets, repair kits, and water. Bike tours are generally around 5-6 miles unless otherwise noted and last about two hours.
For more information and to make a reservation (recommended, but not necessary), call 510-318-8470 or docentcenter@museumca.org.

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@bayareametro.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@bayareametro.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.