Community Forum: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock?
Original post made by Community Forum , Downtown North, on Aug 12, 2013
People in Palo Alto enjoy the city as a great place to live, work and play. But steady growth in the downtown area over the last 15-20 years has created challenges especially around parking and transportation.
Is it possible to have growth without gridlock? Other places have wrestled with similar issues and developed innovative and environmentally sustainable new solutions. Palo Alto Green Planning Action is hosting a community forum to learn from a panel of professional transportation experts who are shaping the best practices of managing growth without gridlock.
Are these practices relevant to Palo Alto and other nearby communities? Multiple cities on the Peninsula are facing similar issues so we're inviting people to attend in nearby communities as well.
Date: Saturday August 17, 2013
Location: Avenidas Senior Center - La Comida
450 Bryant Street Palo Alto (short walk from Palo Alto Caltrain)
Brodie Hamilton, Director Parking & Transportation, Stanford University
Wendy Silvani, Director, Silvani Transportation Consulting
Gary Heap, Transportation Engineer, City of San Mateo
We hope you can join us and look forward to the dialogue!
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Friends of Caltrain
Palo Alto Green Planning Action