Issue 535

Envisioning a Bright Future for South Bay Transportation

The Future of the Berryessa BART Station

A rare chance to shape growth around San Jose's first BART station

With the extension of BART into Silicon Valley, San Jose has a unique chance to shape growth around its first station, at Berryessa. Developing land uses that support BART ridership will be key to the success of Berryessa Station — and the future of the area around it. Substantial planning has already been done, but there are still opportunities for improvement.

The Network Effect

Shaping the future of the South Bay’s transportation system

The car dominates the South Bay. SPUR research suggests that a focus on growing and connecting networks could be the key to increasing transit, cycling and walking.

Member Profile: Masharika P. Maddison

A Passion for Public Education

Think there’s only a handful of good public schools in San Francisco? That’s just one misperception PPS-SF’s Executive Director is aiming to correct.