Oakland

What is Public Transit’s Business Model?

12:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Photo by Sergio Ruiz

With products, customers and sources of revenue, public transit is a business. But low farebox recovery ratios, subsidized operation and other quirks make it a business quite different from the norm. In an era where public transit is under pressure to evolve, come learn about how the business of public transit works today — and how it might improve in the future.

+ Travis Fox / SFMTA
+ Ron Downing / Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
+ Justin Lokitz / Business Models, Inc.
+ Dennis Markham / BART

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

Admission

Free for the public. The first program of each month, in each city, is free for the public.

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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.

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