Redwood City Forum: Green Mobility
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> PLEASE JOIN US!
> Green Mobility:
> 10 Easy Steps to Ease Congestion, Earn Money, and Solve Global
> Climate Change
> Jeffrey Tumlin
> Thursday, February 5, 2009
> The Little Fox Theatre, Downtown Redwood City, 2209 Broadway
> $10.00 fee payable at door
> NO RSVP REQUIRED
> 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
> CONGESTION, EARN MONEY, AND SOLVE GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE.�
> 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
> 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@....
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> your colleagues who might be interested in attending.
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> Please join us on February 5th!