Transportation

Past event

The Bay Area`s Parking and Transit Crisis

Fri, Jul 19 1957

- Builder and president, Downtown Center Garage, San Francisco; director, National Parking Association; vice president, West Coast Parking Association

 

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James Letz: The Future of Cars and the Auto Industry

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The Future of Cars and the Auto Industry

James Lentz, President/COO, Toyota, USA, Inc.

Toyota is known for creativity and a commitment to sustainable development, but is it enough in today's ultra-competitive globalized car industry? Come hear the unique perspective of industry veteran Lentz, who launched the innovative Scion brand in 2001, on what automakers are doing to ensure vehicles are a benefit, not a burden, to society and what future designs may be on the horizon. Read more »

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Brien A. Seeley: Green Aviation Challenge: NASAs $1 Million Prize for Ultra-Safe 100-MPG Personal Commuter Aircraft (5/27/09)

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Brien A. Seeley, M.D.; President, Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency, Inc.

In the second century of flight, small, two-seat aircrafts that achieve 100 mpg on renewable energy and are immune to gridlock will offer trip speeds of over 100 mph. Seeley will explain how these NASA-inspired PAVs (personal air vehicles) can be a safe, planet-friendly solution to our transportation needs.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on May 27, 2009.

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Panel on Curtailing Suburban Sprawl in California (7/7/09)

Ted Droettboom, Joint Policy Director, Association of Bay Area Governments
Laura Hall, Principal, Hall Alminana, Inc.
Paul Campos, Vice President and General Counsel, Northern California Home Builders Association Read more »

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Bicycle Safety Town Hall (6/3/09)

Will Kempton, Director of CalTrans
Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Moderator Read more »

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Bicycle Safety Town Hall keynote (6/3/09)

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Will Kempton, Director of CalTrans
Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group - Moderator Read more »

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Polly Trottenberg: U.S. Transportation Infrastructure: Buying the Future (6/24/11)

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Polly Trottenberg, Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation Read more »

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Funding The Transportation System of The Future

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Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Ph.D., Director, Mineta Transportation Institute National Transportation Finance Center
William Millar, President, American Public Transportation Association
John Horsley, Executive Director, Association of American State Highway and Transportation Officials
Alan Lowenthal, California State Senator
Norman Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (Ret.); Former U.S.Congressman - Moderator Read more »

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Turning over a New LEAF: The Start of an Electric Vehicle Revolution? (5/18/2010)

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Tony Posawatz, Vehicle Line Director, Chevy Volt, General Motors
Mark Duvall, Director of Electric Transportation, Electric Power Research Institute
Jit Bhattacharya, CEO, Mission Motors
Richard Lowenthal, CEO, Coulomb Technologies Inc. Read more »

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