San Francisco

Putting the "Public" in Public Planning

12:30 p.m. | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Photo by flickr user Russ Allison Loar

If public agencies are going to spend millions of dollars on projects, it’s worthwhile to have an early sense of what’s going to be accepted by voters. What is the best way to make these predictions, short of a crystal ball? By incorporating public affairs tools (such as those often used to oppose projects) to conduct research and better explain their ideas, planners can be ready for the public process. Come learn how to make public opinion work for you.

+ David Latterman / Fall Line Analytics
+ Katie DeLeuw / EnviroIssues

Location

SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726

Admission

free for SPUR members
$10 for non-members

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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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.

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