Atherton Forum: Creating Healthy, Vibrant Communities Through Innovative Street Design

From TransForm:

Hear directly from City leadership about local street design challenges and opportunities in South County.

Featuring Jeff Tumlin with Nelson Nygaard, an inspirational speaker and international expert on state–of–the–art street design.

Be part of bringing urban design guidelines to cities across San Mateo County and the Bay Area!

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