Join author Steven Higashide and local transit to discuss his new book published by Island Press: Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit. This event aims to help DC advocates learn from a national expert about how we can win the fight for better buses. This book talk follows Coalition for Smarter Growth’s release of the DC Metrobus report card and the region’s Bus Transformation Project’s recommendations. Sponsored by Smart Growth America, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Island Press and Georgetown University Urban & Regional Planning Program.
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies 640 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington DC 20001
December 12, 2019 from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
About Steven Higashide
Mr. Higashide is one of America’s leading experts on public transportation and the people who use it. As director of research for the national foundation TransitCenter, Higashide has authored groundbreaking reports that have redefined how decision makers and journalists understand transit. He has taken the bus in 28 cities around the US and the world.