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The Future of Transportation Forum | SF

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Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Koret Auditorium | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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Muni carries roughly the same number of passengers in 2018 as it did a decade ago, despite increased city population and the economic boom. What can be done to make it easier to move around the city?

The Future of Transportation Forum
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10 am to Noon
Koret Auditorium, SF Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco

The Forum will address increasing congestion on San Francisco’s streets and the deterioration of public transit. The Forum features four presentations by transportation experts who will share their ideas for reducing congestion and improving public transit service.

There will also have a moderated discussion of questions from the audience.

Speakers Lineup:

  • Jonathan Hopkins, Executive Director of Commute Seattle, will describe how his city has been the only one in the nation to increase transit ridership since the recession.
  • Jerry Cauthen, Transportation Consultant, past Senior Engineering Manager and Transportation Vice President, Parsons Brinckerhoff, will talk about ways to improve public transit service and ridership in San Francisco.
  • Mollie Cohen D’Agostino, from the Institute for Transportation Studiesat the University of California at Davis, will share results of her group’s study of transportation networking companies (Lyft and Uber) in San Francisco and other American cities.
  • Bob Feinbaum, Chair of Save Muni, will describe the role for congestion pricing in San Francisco, aided by a videofeaturingJonas Eliasson, head of transportation for Stockholm, which adopted congestion pricing more than a decade ago.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102