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SAMCEDA Honors Grand Boulevard Initiative with “Excellence” Award

The San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA) has honored the Grand Boulevard Initiative with their 2009 “Excellence” award. The award is presented annually to a government entity, organization, department, board, commission or special district that applies a “positive approach to business development by implementing and developing methods to ease and simplify the regulatory process, and strives to achieve county-wide economic vitality.”

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El Camino's Potential for Smart Growth Highlighted in New Report

greenbeltallianceGreenbelt Alliance, a regional leader in growth and development issues, has named El Camino Real as a “Smart Spot” for growth in its new publication, Grow Smart Bay Area (PDF, 6.7MB). The initiative lays out a vision, backed by intensive research, for how Bay Area cities and towns can accommodate a growing population with compact development in existing neighborhoods, to create more vibrant, sustainable communities.

The report describes how four-fifths of the Bay Area’s growth can occur in seven “smart spots,” especially along transportation corridors—from El Camino Real to the North Bay’s new train—where new homes and jobs are a natural fit. El Camino Real has been identified as capable of accommodating 14% of both housing and jobs growth for the Bay Area. For more information, visit http://www.growsmartbayarea.org.

Upcoming Events

Working Committee Meeting

December 3, 2018 | 10AM - 12:00AM
Belmont City Hall (EOC Room)

Task Force Meeting - Corridor Tour

December 12, 2018 | 10AM - 12:00PM
Santa Clara University (Santa Clara)

 

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