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Study of the Future Interstate Highway System
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: MTC and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, and to attend this listening-and-outreach event at which participants can share recommendations about how best to plan, fund, operate and maintain the 60-year-old, nearly 47,000-mile freeway network in the decades ahead. More information

Study of the Future Interstate Highway System
Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: MTC and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) invite Bay Area residents and visitors to take part in an ongoing Study of the Future Interstate Highway System, and to attend this listening-and-outreach event at which participants can share recommendations about how best to plan, fund, operate and maintain the 60-year-old, nearly 47,000-mile freeway network in the decades ahead. More information

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference – SOLD OUT
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. (Registration); 10:00 a.m. (Program)
Location: Bay Area Metro Center
Description: The YES Conference is a free, annual event that brings together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma) to discuss solutions to the climate change crisis. Our goal is to raise awareness of how our transportation choices affect our families, our communities, our air and our planet. The conference is open to students, teachers and parents from the nine Bay Area counties. For information, visit: www.sparetheairyouth.com/2017-yes-conference.

Making Mind-Blowing Models
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Description: A key part of regional planning is putting together sophisticated models about the region that help answer questions such as what cities people are likely to live in, which policy tools will best shape development or what congestion might look like in the future. For years, staff at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) have been running these complex models as part of Plan Bay Area. Come hear about how these models work, what they show and how they can shape better policies and plans. More information

Bay Area’s Bike to Work Day
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: All Day
Location: Throughout the nine Bay Area counties
Description: The region’s bicycle commuting party returns May 11, 2017 with activities and celebrations happening in all nine Bay Area counties. Stay up to date on all the day’s events here.