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San Francisco County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Director; San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District; District 8 Voter Information

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James Fang Click here for more information about this candidate 47,908 votes 59.70%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • President, Asian Week
  • BART Director, including President of the Board twice
  • Graduate of Lowell High and UC Berkeley
  • Attended Hastings College of Law
  • Member of the California State Bar
  • President when BART voted #1 transportation system in US
  • Implementing seismic retrofit program for core system of BART on time and on budget
  • Improving security against terrorism and implementing a disaster preparedness program
  • Universal Ticket System - one ticket for all Bay Area transit systems
Emily D Drennen Click here for more information about this candidate 31,929 votes 39.79%
  • Occupation: Executive Director
  • Master's of Public Administration (emphasis in Urban Administration)
  • Municipal Transportation Agency Citizen Advisory Council
  • Bay Area Air Quality Management District Advisory Council
  • MUNI Transit Effectiveness Project Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Legislative aide and intern for San Francisco Supervisors
  • Award-winning research: "Economic Effects of Traffic Calming on Urban Small Businesses"
  • Reinvest in BART's existing urban core, rather than continuing to build costly expansion projects without proven ridership
  • Allow Senior, Youth, and Disabled MUNI Fast Pass users to ride BART within San Francisco
  • Make BART's fare structure more affordable and equitable for urban riders

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