San Jose

How LA and SJ Embraced Modern Transit

12:30 p.m. | Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Image courtesy of Flickr user Ron Reiring.

Both Los Angeles and San Jose are reinventing themselves from auto-oriented cities to the “railtowns” of tomorrow. What has Los Angeles learned from the South Bay, and what can we learn from LA’s recent transit expansions? Join Ethan Elkind, the author of Railtown: The Fight for the Los Angeles Metro Rail and the Future of the City, and Rod Diridon, the “father” of modern transit service in Silicon Valley, for this important conversation. Co-presented by The Commonwealth Club.

+ Rod Diridon / Mineta Transportation Institute
+ Ethan Elkind / UC Berkeley/UCLA School of Law

Location

SPUR San Jose
76 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083

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Free and open to the public.
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