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Building Oakland

image credit: Flickr user greenbk

Oakland is the Bay Area’s third largest city and supports the region’s second most transit-served downtown. In recent years, Oakland has begun major streetscape improvements and neighborhood planning efforts around the Lake Merritt BART station, International Boulevard and other areas. Come learn about the vision for Oakland’s planning and public works future, needed transportation and infrastructure investments, and how to accomplish these in the current fiscal climate. With Edward Manasse of the Oakland Planning and Zoning Department and Iris Starr of the Public Works Agency.

Admission

Free to members
$5 for 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, in order to participate in a SPUR event, you need auxiliary aids or services for a disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts) please submit your request five business days before the event to publicprograms@spur.org 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 business days before the event.