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Redwood City Forum: Green Mobility

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  • Hilary Nixon
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    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 21, 2009
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      > Green Mobility:
      > 10 Easy Steps to Ease Congestion, Earn Money, and Solve Global
      > Climate Change
      > Jeffrey Tumlin
      > Thursday, February 5, 2009
      > 6:00pm
      > The Little Fox Theatre, Downtown Redwood City, 2209 Broadway
      > $10.00 fee payable at door
      > Transportation expert JEFFREY TUMLIN will be speaking at �The Forum
      > at Redwood City: A Continuing Conversation on City Design� on
      > THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2009, from 6:00 - 7:45pm! Don�t miss this
      > timely presentation on �GREEN MOBILITY: 10 EASY STEPS TO EASE
      > In the Bay Area, fully half of our carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions
      > come from transportation, and of that about 80% comes from personal
      > driving. While much of the greenhouse gas debate has focused on
      > fuel efficiency, green buildings and other technological solutions,
      > the biggest gains are to be had in making more efficient use of our
      > existing transportation network.
      > Designing our cities to reduce automobile dependency can not only
      > cut our CO2 emissions significantly, but can also do so while making
      > our lives more enjoyable and saving us money. Come learn what your
      > city can do to meet the upcoming CO2 reduction targets under SB 375,
      > including some measures that earn money while cutting carbon.
      > About Jeffrey Tumlin
      > Jeffrey Tumlin is a principal and the Multimodal/Transit Oriented
      > Development practice leader at Nelson\Nygaard, a national
      > transportation planning firm based in San Francisco. Nelson\Nygaard
      > recognizes that transportation is not an end in itself, but rather a
      > means by which cities achieve their economic development, quality of
      > life, social equity and ecological sustainability goals.
      > Mr. Tumlin�s work has focused on balancing the needs of all modes of
      > transportation within existing cities, particularly in growing
      > downtowns and rail station areas. He has led the transportation
      > planning for over 50 station areas covering a dozen rail systems
      > around North America . More recently, he has been working with BART
      > to quantify the costs and effectiveness of a wide range of
      > strategies to reduce the agency�s carbon footprint, with surprising
      > results.
      > About The Forum
      > The Forum at Redwood City is held on the first Thursday of each
      > month, from October through May. Communities By Design (CBD), a
      > local nonprofit, and the City of Redwood City jointly produce the
      > Forum, with assistance from Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc. (MIG). The
      > fee for the Forum is $10 (payable at the door, checks or cash). The
      > Forum is held at the Little Fox Theatre, located at 2209 Broadway in
      > Redwood City. Doors open at 5:30pm. (Please note that due to State
      > regulations, attendance at the Fox Theatre is limited to persons
      > over 21.) The presentation and discussion is followed by an
      > optional, no-host dinner at a nearby restaurant in downtown Redwood
      > City. A flier for the event is attached.
      > Transportation: For those arriving by car, there is plenty of
      > parking available within a comfortable walk of the Little Fox
      > Theatre. Transit is also a great option, as the Little Fox is also
      > only 2 blocks from the Redwood City Caltrain Station.
      > If you need any additional information, please contact Dan Zack at
      > the City of Redwood City at (650) 780-7363 or dzack@....
      > PLEASE HELP US GET THE WORD OUT! Please share this information with
      > your colleagues who might be interested in attending.
      > For summaries of past Forums, visit http://www.redwoodcity.org/forum
      > Please join us on February 5th!

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