For people struggling to make ends meet, the cost of a bus or train ticket can be a barrier to transit use. For most households in the Bay Area, transportation is the third-largest monthly expense, behind housing and food, and when transit is out of reach, its promise — access to opportunity — cannot be realized. Hear a panel of experts discuss the challenges that low-income riders face when paying for transit, and the potential solutions to make transit more affordable. Co-presented by Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT).
+ Emmett Nelson / SFMTA
+ Cathleen Sullivan / Alameda County Transportation Commission
+ Clarrissa Cabansagan / TransForm
free for SPUR members and YPT members
$10 for non-members
Pre-registration is not required for this event.
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.