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Op Ed: A New Vision for El Camino Real

Task Force Co-Chairs Russell Hancock and Michael Scanlon wrote an Op Ed that appeared in the SF Chronicle last Friday. The article celebrates the 100 year anniversary of the first paving of El Camino Real and explains the significance of the Grand Boulevard Initiative within the context of the road's history. Click the link below to read the article.

Op Ed: A New Vision for El Camino Real

El Camino Real 100 Year Anniversary Events

Join us in celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of the first paving of the California State Highway System, which occurred on El Camino Real in San Bruno!  You are invited to celebrate the history of your community and share your vision for the El Camino Real Corridor at two free upcoming events:

San Bruno Community Celebration
Sunday, August 5th | 9am - 1pm
San Bruno Farmers Market at Tanforan Shopping Center
1150 El Camino Real | San Bruno, CA | 94066

El Camino Real Centennial Tour: Historic Car Procession
and Picnic
Tuesday, August 7th | 10am
San Bruno City Hall
567 El Camino Real | San Bruno, CA | 94066

Click here for more information on these two events.
Click here to view the events flyer.

Daly City - Walk the Talk Breakfast Forum

Our next Grand Boulevard Walk the Talk event will be a breakfast forum in Daly City. Join us for a conversation about the future of Daly City’s Mission Street corridor! Our speakers include S.T. Mayer of San Mateo County Health Policy & Planning, Sujata Srivastava of Strategic Economics, and Rick Williams of Van Meter, Williams, Pollack.

Click here to learn more about the event and RSVP.
Click here to view the flier.

An Evening with Gil Peñalosa

The Grand Boulevard Initiative presents an upcoming event with renowned city advisory and active public spaces advocate, Gil Peñalosa. Mr. Peñalosa led the effort to create one of the most successful and celebrated parks and recreation systems in the world when he served as the former Commissioner of Parks, Sports, and Recreation for the City of Bogotá, Colombia. This event is guaranteed to enlighten and inspire so sign up today! This event is free, but RSVPs are required. Refreshments will be served. 

Monday, June 4, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cubberley Community Center Theater, Palo Alto
Click here to find out more and RSVP

Affordable Housing Week Bus & Site Tour

Sign up today for the Affordable Housing Week Bus & Site Tour along the Grand Boulevard! The bus tour will include site visits of:
  • Daly City Top of the Hill transit plaza and streetscape improvements
  • Daly City War Memorial Community Center
  • Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Development - Hard Hat Tour!
  • Trestle Glen Apartments - Unincorporated San Mateo County
  • MidPen Housing Affordable Housing Development - Hard Hat Tour
Saturday, May 12, 2012
8:30 am - 1:30 pm

The tour will begin and end at the Daly City BART station.
Click here to RSVP and find out more.
Click here to view the flier.

Upcoming Events

Working Committee Meeting

July 24, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
Belmont City Hall (EOC Room)

Task Force Meeting

September 27, 2017 | 10AM - 12PM
SamTrans Auditorium (San Carlos)