SPUR Blog

November 4, 2015, 8am PST
San Francisco's water district has become the first in the nation to require newly constructed large buildings to collect and reuse nonpotable water.
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May 28, 2014, 10am PDT
The San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Center offers good news about California's slow-to-start high speed rail.
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September 14, 2013, 7am PDT
From permeable paving to green roofs, a number of cost-effective and sustainable strategies have emerged for managing water closer to where it falls, rather than directing it into pipes. SPUR explains 8 promising tools for managing stormwater.
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July 5, 2013, 8am PDT
As news reports indicate, the recent BART strike made a mess out of the Bay Area's morning and evening commutes. For planning think tank SPUR, it has helped to illustrate significant gaps in the region's transportation infrastructure.
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