San Francisco + San José + Oakland

How Do We Get Better at Delivering Major Transportation Projects?


underconstruction transit station

Everyone is hopeful that the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that was passed by Congress last year can be the transformational opportunity we need to deliver a better transportation system here in the Bay Area and beyond. Despite the presence of key funding, however, major transit projects are still often notoriously difficult to carry out — some projects cost too much and others simply fail to materialize. What can the Bay Area do to become a testing ground to solve some of the systemic problems that lead to these likelihoods, enabling our region to better leverage infrastructure funding and deliver major projects more quickly and cost-effectively? Come discuss what it will take to get better at doing big things.

  •  Jerusalem Demsas / The Atlantic
  •  Laura Tolkoff / SPUR

Co-presented by Bay Area Council, Seamless Bay Area, and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.  



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