Greenbelt Alliance Tour: Creating Communities along the Grand Boulevard

From Greenbelt Alliance:

Catch the bus and tour with Greenbelt Alliance along the Grand Boulevard in North San Mateo County on May 12.

Complete communities are cropping up and we’ll take a closer look, visiting the War Memorial Community Center in Daly City and donning hard hats at Habitat for Humanity’s project  down the road. In Colma, we’ll visit an eco- and pedestrian friendly, affordable, apartment community. And in South San Francisco, we’ll check out MidPen Housing’s new project on El Camino Real. It will be fun, engaging and eye-opening — join us!

Greenbelt Alliance is organizing this tour in partnership with the Grand Boulevard InitiativeHousing Leadership Council of San Mateo County, SamTrans and Peninsula Interfaith Action as part of Affordable HousingWeek. Homes affordable to a range of incomes and streets that are safe and accessible for all ages are two elements of complete communities.  We’ll see how these elements add up as we travel the Grand Boulevard, the street which links them all.

This event is free; RSVP below to reserve one of 40 seats on the bus. Wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen, bring water and be prepared to wear a hard hat! We’ll wrap up with an optional, self-funded lunch discussion back in Daly City.

RSVP here.

For more information, please contact Michele Beasley.

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