Friday, October 24, 2008

Building Forward: Steinberg, Calthorpe 11/13

Please join the Home Builders Association of Northern California, Bay Area Council, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) and the California Alliance for Jobs for Building Forward, a conference on SB 375, land use legislation authored by Senate President-Elect Darrell Steinberg and recently signed into law by Governor Schwarzenegger. SB 375 is the first law in the nation to tie billions of dollars in federal and state transportation funds to plans to shorten commutes, build sustainable communities and reduce global warming.

Senate President-Elect Darrell Steinberg will deliver the morning keynote address and Peter Calthorpe will close the conference. Other confirmed guests include Tom Adams, President of the California League of Conservation Voters; Steve Heminger, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission; Assemblyman Mark Leno; and Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, Jr.

Attendees will hear insights from the Urban Land Institute, National Center for Smart Growth, California Air Resources Board, Association of Bay Area Governments, the development and building community as well as Bay Area elected officials.

BUILDING FORWARD ( will help attendees understand the most important change to California land use law in years. Those of us involved in land use, transportation planning, development or investment can’t afford to miss it.
The conference will take place on November 13th in the PG&E Auditorium at 77 Beale Street in San Francisco. AIA’s guests are eligible to receive $55 off the admission price using this discount code at the time of purchase: MBRJVN9GC

For more information: or to register

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