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Grand Boulevard Wins Two Major Grants

tiger 2 logoThe Grand Boulevard Initiative recently won a $1.1 million federal TIGER II Planning grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation as well as a $1.7 million grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The GBI's TIGER II application was one of only 33 successful planning applications out of hundreds and only 3% of the funding that was requested by all TIGER II applicants was awarded. Both of these wins are a major contribution towards advancing the GBI vision. A hearty congratulations to all Grand Boulevard Initiative project sponsors, Task Force members, Working Committee members, and staff.

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Grand Boulevard Wins State-Level APA Award

Last May, the Grand Boulevard Initiative received the Distinguished Leadership Award of Excellence from the Northern California chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). The Initiative has now gone on to win the state-level award from the California chapter of APA! The State award will be announced at the APA California 2010 Conference. Congratulations to all Grand Boulevard member agencies and staff!

Vision for Hillsdale Station Area Plan Takes Form

hillsdaleThe City of San Mateo’s Hillsdale Station Area Plan held its second Community Workshop on June 30 at the San Mateo Senior Center.  About 43 community members, elected and appointed officials, stakeholders, and community based organization members attended the workshop that allowed small groups to form their own ideas and visions for the area.  This second of three workshops held in 2010 was primarily a hands-on interactive workshop with attendees working in small groups to determine their preferred alternative by ‘mixing and matching’ from two alternatives presented for review.

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Final Grand Boulevard Multimodal Transportation Corridor Plan Released

The final version of the Grand Boulevard Multimodal Transportation Corridor Plan has been completed and is available online.  The goal of the Corridor Plan is to facilitate development of a better match for land use and transportation on the El Camino Real Corridor from Daly City to San Jose’s Diridon Station in support of smart growth.  The plan is intended guide the transformation of El Camino Real into a pedestrian and transit friendly, high-performing multimodal arterial where all modes of transportation move efficiently and safely.

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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)