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San Francisco

Moving to Work

Image Credit: Flickr user davidyuweb

Commutes are difficult for many in the Bay Area, but they're particularly hard for lower-income workers with less flexible schedules and jobs far from public transit. As the Bay Area prepares for a three-year federal grant for economic development, a team of researchers is gathering important information on how the Bay Area’s system and pattern of job location affect workers with less than a college degree. Hear Abby Thorne-Lyman, from Reconnecting America, and Vu-Bang Nguyen, from Urban Habitat, present the analysis and an agenda for how our region can change.

Admission

Free to members
$10 for non-members
Okay to bring lunch

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