Grand Boulevard Initiative: Envisioning the Future of El Camino Real

From SVBC:

Speakers from VTA, Strategic Economics, and ReConnecting America will discuss:

  • ·Bus Rapid Transit along El Camino Real
  • ·Economic and environmental impacts of clustering jobs and homes on a transportation corridor
  • ·Successful corridor development

Sponsored by the American Planners Association of Northern California, Strategic Economics, VTA, ReConnecting America, Sunnyvale Cool, Urban Habitat, the City of Sunnyvale, Greenbelt Alliance, and the Grand Boulevard Initiative El Camino Real.

Partial funding with a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation

More information: http://sunnyvalecool.org/node/170

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