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They Keep Wasting Your Money:
BART, Caltrain, and Muni

 with Marc Joffe

Thu Feb 8 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm (PST)

Seating is limited.

The Bastiat Society of San Francisco will host an event with Marc Joffe, Federalism and State Policy Analyst at CATO Institute.

Despite sharply lower ridership in the aftermath of COVID-19, Bay Area transit agencies are plowing tens of billions into expansion projects while begging for more tax and toll revenue. CATO Institute’s Marc Joffe will break down transit agency finances, discuss the projects they have dreamed up, and suggest steps residents can take to stop transit waste.

6:00 - 6:30: Check In & Appetizers
6:30 - 7:30: They Keep Wasting Your Money: BART, Caltrain, and Muni Can’t Solve Climate Change
7:30 - 8:30: Food, discussion & networking

**Assortment of delicious sandwiches and refreshments.

Ticket Prices:
General Admission: Free

This event is open to the public. Register to save a spot. Registration is required. There will be light refreshments and an option to include dinner with your registration. We look forward to seeing you there!

Venue Address:
188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

Parking information:
Street Parking or Rincon Center Garage - 121 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (3-5 minute walk)


188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105

About the Speaker:

More about the speaker: Marc Joffe is a federalism and state policy analyst at Cato Institute.After a long career in the financial industry, including a senior director role at Moody’s Analytics, he transitioned to policy research, having most recently worked at Reason Foundation. Joffe’s research focuses on government finance and state policy issues.

His financial research has been published by the California State Treasurer’s Office, UC Berkeley, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, California Policy Center, The Center for Municipal Finance, and the Macdonald‐Laurier Institute among others.

Joffe’s op‐eds have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Orange County Register, The Fiscal Times, Governing, National Review, The Hill, and The San Jose Mercury News. He has an MBA from New York University and an MPA from San Francisco State University.

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