San Francisco + San José + Oakland

Why Are We Still Widening Highways?

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Highway widening
Image by Flickr user urbanists

Even today, many of our country’s transportation investments increase congestion, deepen inequality and worsen both local air pollution and our climate crisis. What do we need to do at the state, regional and local levels to make sure that our transportation spending aligns with our climate, equity and public health goals? What are the political barriers to making this happen? Join us to talk about the ongoing efforts and strategies being undertaken to focus transportation spending towards projects that can have a greater social, economic and environmental impact than simply adding another lane to a highway.

+ Hasan Ikhrata / San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)
+ Nick Josefowtiz / SPUR
+ Darwin Moosavi / California State Transportation Agency
+ Tess Lengyel / Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC)

Location

SPUR Digital Discourse
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