Oakland

Better BRT in the East Bay

6:00 p.m. | Thursday, February 1, 2018

Bus rapid transit (BRT) is underway in the East Bay! With a route planned from downtown San Leandro to uptown Oakland, BRT will bring light-rail-like efficiency to some of the East Bay’s most fascinating neighborhoods. But construction is only one small step in making this transit line efficient and equitable for all. Come discuss the bigger questions surrounding the BRT project, from concerns over how the system might change existing communities to how it can enable the evolution of new ones. Co-presented by Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT).

+ Rae Smith / HOK
+ Peter Brown / USF faculty member (formerly of AC Transit)
+ Joël Ramos / TransForm
+ Jahmese Myres / East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy
+ Claudia Burgos / AC Transit

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

Free to the public.
Our first event of the month in each city is free to everyone. 

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.

 

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