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Grand Boulevard Initiative Forum - 6/20, Redwood City

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  • Asha Agrawal
    ... Click here if you have difficulty viewing this email. Public Forum Saturday, June 20, 2009 9:00 am 2:30 pm The Fox Theater 2223 Broadway Redwood City,
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      Public Forum
      Saturday, June 20, 2009
      9:00 am 2:30 pm
      The Fox Theater
      2223 Broadway
      Redwood City, California

      Be a part of the growing demand for a meaningful, environmentally
      sustainable quality of life.
      For decades we've struggled with a shortage of housing coupled with prices
      that remain unreachable for many; and a declining economic base for local
      governments and public agencies in the face of increased demands for
      services in our region. Imaginethe possibilities,gain valuableinsight,and
      learn more about transforming El Camino Real into a grand boulevard and a
      great community!
      Imagine new realities with our inspiring speakers.
      Michael Freedman, an internationally renowned urban planner, will
      provocatively state the case for this transformation. Will Kempton, head
      of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the owner of El
      Camino, will keynote the luncheon session and speak to Caltrans'
      leadership in developing context-sensitive solutions for our state
      highways. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and Steve Heminger of the MTC will
      provide the federal and regional context.
      Join us on June 20 for a public forum on new choices for
      El Camino Real.
      Let's explore how El Camino Real can be remade into a world-class
      boulevard that achieves its full potential as a place for residents to
      work, live, shop and play that builds links between land-use and transit
      and is environmentally and economically sustainable.
      Please join the movement to transform El Camino and our community!
      Grand Boulevard Co-Chairs,
      Mike Scanlon
      General Manager/CEO, San Mateo County Transit District
      Russell Hancock
      CEO and President, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network

      RSVP to this event; seating is limited.
      For more information, go to www.grandboulevard.net

      This event would not be possible without the generous sponsorship of
      Caltrans and Redwood City.

      Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (invited),
      California 14th District
      Congresswoman Eshoo has served as a Member of the US House of
      Representatives since 1993, representing District 14 which includes
      portions of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties. For more than
      a decade in Congress she has defended consumers, promoted American
      competitiveness and innovation, fought for access to health care for
      families and children, and protected the environment.
      Will Kempton, Director, Caltrans
      Appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger in November 2004, Mr. Kempton is
      responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of California's state
      transportation system, including more than 50,000 lane miles of state
      Steve Heminger, Executive Director, MTC
      Steve Heminger is Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation
      Commission and has also been appointed to serve on the National Surface
      Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission.
      Chris Augenstein, Deputy Director of Planning, VTA
      Chris Augenstein, AICP, has worked 12 years with Valley Transportation
      Authority in Santa Clara County, California and is currently serving as
      the Deputy Director, Planning.

      Michael Freedman, Principal, Freedman Tung & Sasaki
      As the Founding Partner of Freedman Tung & Sasaki, Mr. Freedman has become
      widely known for providing communities with creative and effective
      solutions to revitalize their downtown districts and regional retail
      centers, to retrofit failing or stagnated commercial corridors and
      workplace districts, and to create special streets, boulevards, and public
      places that stimulate new investment and vitality. He specializes in the
      coordination of strategies, plans and designs to achieve successful
      beneficial change to existing cities.

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