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Oakland

Reenvisioning I-980

Image courtesy Andrew Faulkner, Connect Oakland

Interstate 980 acts as a physical barrier between downtown and West Oakland, though it was originally constructed to access a never-built second bridge across the Bay. Decades later, designers and planners are reimagining the future of the freeway, and proposals include converting it into a surface boulevard and using the space for a second transbay rail crossing. Join us for a discussion of these and other proposals.

+ Matt Nichols / City of Oakland Mayor’s Office
+ Greg Riessen / SFMTA
+ Chris Sensenig / Connect Oakland

Admission

Free for SPUR Members
$10 for non-members

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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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