San Jose

How Transit Can Thrive in the South Bay

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, July 31, 2014

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Michael Patrick 

Billions of dollars of new transit investments are coming to Santa Clara County — but the percentage of people who ride transit here hasn’t budged much in 40 years. Can transit work in the South Bay? What conditions will be needed for it to succeed? Hear a discussion about SPUR’s recent research and recommendations.

+ Ratna Amin / SPUR
+ Chris Augenstein / VTA
+ Chris Lepe / TransForm
+ Aidan Hughes / Arup

Co-sponsored by the Northern Section of the APA California Chapter. AICP CM credits pending.


SPUR San Jose
76 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083


Free to SPUR and APA members 
$10 non-members
Okay to bring lunch

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.


Auxiliary Services

If you are interested in participating in any SPUR meetings, seminars, conferences, programs and/or walking tours and require auxiliary aids or services for your disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts), please submit your request to SPUR at least five (5) business days in advance of the SPUR event by contacting the Public Programming team at or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two (2) business days in advance. SPUR reserves the right to deny specific requests for qualified interpreters or qualified readers to individuals who repeatedly submit requests for auxiliary aids/services and fail to cancel at least two (2) business days in advance.​

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