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Sign Up for the 5th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit – August 26th!

svbikeadvocacysummit_2015The region’s largest gathering of active transportation leaders and organizers from across sectors is the place to be to explore innovative ideas on safety and bicycling in Silicon Valley. There will be presentations by San Mateo and Santa Clara County Health Departments debuting their bicycle collision reports. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will present a new toolkit for local governments to implement Vision Zero plans. There will be a presentation on technology solutions to address data holes and safety accessibility issues. The keynote speakers are two cutting-edge transportation leaders, Nuria Fernandez, General Manager and CEO of VTA and Jim Hartnett, General Manager and CEO of SamTrans. Finally, stick around for a post-summit happy hour to mingle with colleagues and friends.

Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Wednesday, August 26th
9AM – 6PM

Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303

$35. Scholarships are available, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to apply.​​​ 

Join HLC’s “Fill the Affordable Housing Gap: Development Impact Fee Workshop”

hlc7.15The Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo is hosting their “Fill the Affordable Housing Gap: Development Impact Fee Workshop” on July 15th. The discussion will surround the results of the “Grand Nexus Study” on Development Impact Fees, a potential method for providing housing funding in our cities. Learn about impact fees, how they are justified, their legality, and how they can be implemented.

Light dinner is included, RSVP required. Register here:

Wednesday, July 15th
6PM - 8PM

Silicon Valley Community Foundation
1300 S. El Camino Real, #100
San Mateo, CA 


Silicon Valley Green Drinks: Grand Boulevard Initiative

Grand Boulevard Initiative will be featured at the June Silicon Valley Green Drinks event. Join us for a friendly and upbeat evening, where you will have a chance to learn about the Grand Boulevard Initiative from Chris Lepe, Senior Community Planner for TransForm. Chris will share how the Grand Boulevard Initiative supports work to make the El Camino Real Corridor more friendly to the people who live and work along it, from Daly City to San Jose.
san jose green drinks 2015Friday, June 5, 2015

Cafe Stritch
374 South First Street
San Jose, CA

 More information is available here.

The event is sponsored by Silicon Valley Green Drinks, in partnership with the Grand Boulevard Initiative.


Palo Alto 2030 – The Summit

paloaltosummitGrand Boulevard Initiative will be featured at Palo Alto 2030 – The Summit, where we invite you to join the conversation around transportation, growth management, and housing and discuss choices that will define Palo Alto in the years to come.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Mitchell Park Community Center
3700 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303

 This event is sponsored by the City of Palo Alto.

Association of Bay Area Governments – 2015 Spring Assembly

abag general assembly 2015Join the Grand Boulevard Initiative conversation at the 2015 Association of Bay Area Governments Spring General Assembly and Business Meeting. The event will cover green streets and infrastructure strategies – stop by the Grand Boulevard Initiative table for more information! 

Thursday, April 23, 2015
3pm - 7pm

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
3888 9th Street, Suite 290
Oakland, CA

This event is sponsored by the Association of Bay Area Governments.



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