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Event invitation - Nov 6 at Arrillaga Center- Getting Downtowns Moving with Convenient and Sustainable Access

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Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 17:56:58 -0700

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Dear City Council Members and Commissioners,

As Menlo Park heads toward the next step in reviewing the Downtown Specific Plan, considering consider goals for housing and improving access, there are a variety of examples and practices from nearby cities that may be relevant for Menlo Park to consider.

You would be very welcome to attend this upcoming event on Wednesday, November 6.

And feel free to share this information with groups and community members who'd be interested.

Adina Levin

Nov 6 - Getting Downtowns Moving with Convenient and Sustainable Access

Many downtowns in the Bay Area are facing this challenge: Customers and workers, residents and visitors all need to be able to get downtown, and parking can be a barrier. In this session, experts will discuss a variety of strategies to improve downtown access that also help reduce congestion and improve the environment, including:

  * Managing parking

  * Providing transit access for low-income workers and small businesses

  * Improving access for cycling, walking, and micro-mobility

  * Building affordable homes downtown


  * Moderator: Billy Riggs, University of San Francisco

  * Steve Raney, Palo Alto Transportation Management Association

  * Christian Hammack, City of Redwood City (Invited)

  * Carla Hansen, Parking Manager Walnut Creek (partnerships with ParkSmart/Smarking)

  * Karen Camacho, Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo

Cosponsored by Friends of Caltrain, Menlo Together, the Menlo Park Complete Streets Commission, Redwood City Forward, and American Planning Association Transportation Planning Division

Wednesday November 6, 6:30pm
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center Oak Room
700 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025
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