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El Camino Real 100th Anniversary Event Slideshow

El Camino Real celebrated its 100th year as the first paved highway in California! If you missed the Centennial celebration on August 7th, check out this video slideshow of the keynote speakers, historic re-enactment of the 1912 shovel turning, and car procession of over 70 historic autos from 1906 to 2012.


San Carlos Community Event

Come visit the Grand Boulevard Initiative booth and activities at the last San Carlos Farmer's Market of the season! Experts in health, transportation, and the environment will be there to talk with you about your vision for the future of your community and El Camino Real.

Thursday, September 20th
4 PM - 8PM

San Carlos Farmer's Market
700 Block of Laurel Street, Downtown San Carlos

Click here for more information.
Click here for the event flyer.

Video: An Evening with Gil Peñalosa

On June 4th, 2012, the Grand Boulevard Initiative held an event with renowned city advisory and active public spaces advocate, Gil Peñalosa. Mr. Peñalosa led the effort to create one of the most successful and celebrated parks and recreation systems in the world when he served as the former Commissioner of Parks, Sports, and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia.

This video is of the entire event. Sit back, relax, and be inspired.

El Camino Real 100 Year Anniversary Events

Join us in celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of the first paving of the California State Highway System, which occurred on El Camino Real in San Bruno!  You are invited to celebrate the history of your community and share your vision for the El Camino Real Corridor at two free upcoming events:

San Bruno Community Celebration
Sunday, August 5th | 9am - 1pm
San Bruno Farmers Market at Tanforan Shopping Center
1150 El Camino Real | San Bruno, CA | 94066

El Camino Real Centennial Tour: Historic Car Procession
and Picnic
Tuesday, August 7th | 10am
San Bruno City Hall
567 El Camino Real | San Bruno, CA | 94066

Click here for more information on these two events.
Click here to view the events flyer.

Daly City - Walk the Talk Breakfast Forum

Our next Grand Boulevard Walk the Talk event will be a breakfast forum in Daly City. Join us for a conversation about the future of Daly City’s Mission Street corridor! Our speakers include S.T. Mayer of San Mateo County Health Policy & Planning, Sujata Srivastava of Strategic Economics, and Rick Williams of Van Meter, Williams, Pollack.

Click here to learn more about the event and RSVP.
Click here to view the flier.

Upcoming Events

Working Committee Meeting

July 24, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
Belmont City Hall (EOC Room)

Task Force Meeting

September 27, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
SamTrans Auditorium (San Carlos)