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Ticket to Ride: Bus Rapid Transit

June 6, 2012, 6 to 8 p.m.

This is a past event

Chicago Architecture Foundation, Lecture Hall Gallery, 224 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago

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Join transportation leaders from across the country to explore issues of livability and connectivity through existing Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in cities such as Cleveland, Ohio, New York, New York, and San Francisco, California. Panelists will compare and contrast how BRT relates to issues of economic development, urban revitalization, sustainability, and livability.

Panelists include:

Joseph Calabrese, Director of Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority;
Michael Schwartz, Transportation Planner, San Francisco County Transportation Authority;
Ted Orosz, Director, Long Range Bus Planning MTA New York City Transit;
Gabe Klein, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Transportation.

Peter Skosey, Vice President, Metropolitan Planning Council will moderate the conversation. Forrest Claypool, President of Chicago Transit Authority, will offer opening comments.

Advance reservations are required, for the event and the reception preceding the panel discussion. Register and learn more on the Chicago Architecture Foundation's web site.

This program is made possible through the generous support of The Rockefeller Foundation in partnership with The Chicago Community Trust.

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/events/event/172

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