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Modeling Transformational Changes to Transit
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
How does the way that we model the benefits of transportation projects — often in isolation and on a project-by-project basis — influence what we choose to invest in? With new data tools, how can we better understand what improvements will have the greatest impact on expanding connections to housing and jobs? Learn about the new tools being used to understand the effect that major changes to our transportation network can have on access and transit ridership, and find out how these tools are being used to advocate for and prioritize more impactful transportation investments.
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Transportation Funding 201
Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Have you ever wondered how the bus lights stay on? Or the new walkways get paved? From taxes and fares to private dollars, multi-million-dollar transportation projects are pieced together with funding from local, state and federal levels. This summer we’re hosting a two-part introductory series about how we pay for our transportation infrastructure. In part two, discover the vast opportunities and potential pitfalls provided by public-private partnerships.
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The Role of the Region
Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
With nine counties and 101 municipalities, the Bay Area is governmentally partitioned. The decisions resulting from these divisions have profound impacts that resonate across the region, shaping how and where housing and commercial development is placed, how our disparate transportation systems are networked and more. Join us for a conversation between two of our region’s preeminent experts on regional planning as they discuss the balance between local and regional control and the role of transportation as both a connector and divider in our communities.
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Half-Light: A Study of the San Francisco Bay Trail By Photographer Kurt Schwabe
Dates: March 6 – September 27, 2019 
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, First Floor Atrium Lobby, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco      

Standing on Common Ground: Paintings by S. Newman
Dates: April 2 – June 28, 2019       
Location: Bay Area Metro Center, Floors 6, 7 and 8, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco