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Event Series Event Series: Transit Speaker Series (Virtual)

Transit Speaker Series (Virtual)

May 14, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join us for the virtual Transit Speaker Series in May. Tune in via Zoom for presentations by Rod Diridon, Michael Seth-Wexler and Ian Griffiths.

Thursday, May 12, 6:30 pm.
The Importance of Public Transit to an Equitable and Sustainable Tomorrow with Rod Diridon
Rod Diridon, Sr. is known as the “father” of modern transit service in the Silicon Valley and has chaired more than 100 international, national, state, and local programs, most related to transit and the environment. Rod will present to our community the importance of transit investments to promote environmental stewardship, economic vitality, and social equity.

REGISTER for this live Zoom Presentation:https://bit.ly/3viwCLl

Saturday, May 14, 2:00 pm.
How Bikes and Rail Transit Integrate to Create a Point to Point Mobility Network with Michael Seth-Wexler
Michael is the former Director, North America, of Copenhagenize and has worked on active transportation projects in communities throughout the continent, including Santa Cruz and Santa Clara County and will explain the significant benefits of integrating bike networks with public transit systems. See www.bitibi.eu to learn more about successful integration projects. Our rail transit network coupled with a robust bike network offers high returns on investment.

REGISTER for this live Zoom Presentation: https://bit.ly/3vQ7xGH

Saturday, May 14, 4:00 pm.
Seamless Santa Cruz: How Blending Metro and Rail can Create a More Connected and Accessible Transit Network with Ian Griffiths

Ian Griffiths is the Co-Founder and Policy Director of Seamless Bay Area, a non-profit organization that advocates for a rider-first, integrated, world-class transit system in the San Francisco region, with a focus on governance reforms. He has worked as an urban and transportation planner for the past 14 years in the private, public, and non-profit sectors in both Toronto, Ontario and in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has authored and contributed to several published reports of transit integration and transit governance. Prior to joining Seamless Bay Area, Ian worked at BART leading long-range station planning and customer experience projects.

REGISTER for this live Zoom Presentation: https://bit.ly/38sKYzA


May 14, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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