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Regional Growth Strategies Perspective Paper Release Event
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: City of Hayward, 777 B Street, Council Chambers, Hayward, CA
Description: Join us for our next Expand Your Horizon: Talks on the Future of the Bay Area event on Regional Growth Strategies, where panelists will discuss the successes and shortcomings with the current PDA-centric growth framework; potential new options for meeting regional housing needs and reducing GHG emissions; and planning, policy and funding strategies. Register

The Region’s New Growth Strategies
Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Description: For the past decade, the Bay Area has used a bottom-up strategy to encourage jurisdictions to plan for jobs and housing around transit. As the region’s planning agency prepares an update of its regional growth framework — Plan Bay Area 2050 — is this locally driven approach still appropriate? Join us to learn about the successes and shortcomings of different approaches to spatial planning on a regional level, and hear the latest thinking on where to put housing and jobs, as well as preserve critical open space. More info

CASA Means Homes: San Francisco
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Description: In 2018, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission convened a group of Bay Area housing experts and stakeholders to discuss housing solutions for the region. The result, the CASA Compact, is a package of policies being moved forward in 2019 with the goal of increasing housing production, preserving existing affordable housing and protecting vulnerable populations from displacement. Come learn more about the compact and what it might mean for San Francisco. More info

CASA Means Homes: Oakland
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland, CA 
Description: In 2018, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission convened a group of Bay Area housing experts and stakeholders to discuss housing solutions for the region. The result, the CASA Compact, is a package of policies being moved forward in 2019 with the goal of increasing housing production, preserving existing affordable housing and protecting vulnerable populations from displacement. Come learn more about the compact and what it might mean for Oakland and the East Bay. More info

CASA Means Homes: San Jose
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose, CA
Description: In 2018, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission convened a group of Bay Area housing experts and stakeholders to discuss housing solutions for the region. The result, the CASA Compact, is a package of policies being moved forward in 2019 with the goal of increasing housing production, preserving existing affordable housing and protecting vulnerable populations from displacement. Come learn more about the compact and what it might mean for San Jose and the South Bay. More info