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What's New

The official Grand Boulevard video

This new video gives a short, action-packed overview of what the Grand Boulevard is all about. Check it out and then please pass it along to others.

The video can be found on the GBI home page (above) or on the GBI videos page. A direct link to the video hosted on vimeo is here.

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GBI Walk the Talk Forum - Menlo Park - January 26th

Menlo Park and El Camino Real: Past, Present, and Future

Join us for a presentation and discussion on the past, present, and future of El Camino Real.  El Camino Real is the backbone of the Peninsula, as it connects historic downtowns and is rich in amenities, including large central parks, diverse shopping opportunities, and Caltrain, BART, and bus service.  Yet El Camino Real has the potential to be so much more for those who live, work, and commute along it.  By rethinking where homes and jobs are located, we can improve community health, support local businesses, and provide more options for getting around.  El Camino Real has changes a lot since it was first paved in 1912; where might it take us in the future?  Join the conversation and share your thoughts with us!

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GBI Existing Conditions Report 2011 Released

The Grand Boulevard Task Force accepted the Grand Boulevard Initiative Existing Conditions Report 2011 at their November 30, 2011 meeting.  The Existing Conditions Report 2011 (2011 Report) updates the 2006 Grand Boulevard Initiative Existing Conditions Report to reflect the current conditions in the El Camino Real corridor and provides the most current demographic, land use, transportation, and planning/policy information.  The 2011 Report provides comparisons between 2000 and 2010 to show changes within the El Camino Real corridor and summarizes the current local corridor and regional planning efforts.  The intent is to provide a useful planning tool that contains consistent data across all jurisdictions in the El Camino Real corridor and provide a resource for future collaborative planning. 

Grand Boulevard Initiative Existing Conditions Report 2011 (2.5 MB)
        Appendix A - List of Acronyms (64 KB)
        Appendix B - List of References (84 KB)
        Appendix C - Existing Conditions Maps (28 MB)
        Appendix D - ECHO Phase I Assessment Report, Figure III - Development Activity on the Corridor, 2007-Present (2010) (104 KB)

The 2011 Report is also available at the Documents page, here.

VTA's Vision for Bus Rapid Transit on El Camino Real

A new video from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) lays out the vision for transforming El Camino Real into a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in Santa Clara County (connecting the Palo Alto Transit Center and Downtown San Jose) and the project's relationship with the Grand Boulevard Initiative.  

Click on this link to watch this enlightening video:  VTA's El Camino Real BRT Video

Major changes may be coming to El Camino Real

The Grand Boulevard Initiative was mentioned in this interesting article about the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's plans for Bus Rapid Transit on El Camino Real.

http://www.mercurynews.com/traffic/ci_19175306

Upcoming Events

Working Committee Meeting

October 23, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
Mountain View City Hall (Plaza Room)

Task Force Meeting

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