2960 N Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043
Recently, thanks to a TIGER II grant, The Grand Boulevard Initiative (GBI) has completed three studies designed to give each city specific information about the changes it will have to consider as it rebuilds the street to match the Guiding Principles. Join us as we listen to presenters Ms. Corinne Goodrich, Manager of Strategic Development with the San Mateo County Transit District, and Michael Garvey, Consultant, as they give us an update on the Grand Boulevard Initiative.
The Grand Boulevard Initiative (http://www.grandboulevard.net/) was created to coordinate the planning of the many agencies having responsibility for State Highway 82, called The Alameda, El Camino Real and Mission Street along the 43.4 miles being studied. The street is the most important single arterial on the Peninsula, carrying more traffic, hosting more public transit, having more businesses and population than any other single street.
About Our Speakers Ms. Goodrich has 27 years of experience in transportation and urban planning, project development and administration, and real estate development. She has been with the San Mateo County Transit District for 12 years. As Manager of Strategic Development, she leads the creation and management of strategic development functions with high internal agency, community and regional visibility and involving partnerships with external agencies. She has been the program manager for the Grand Boulevard Initiative since its inception in 2006.
Mr. Garvey has over 40 years’ experience in and with local governments, including 22 years as a city manager. Since leaving his last city in 2006 he has worked for cities and counties on a contract basis, serving on a variety of special projects. Current and recent projects include: working with the Grand Boulevard Initiative; serving as the Executive Director of two multi-purpose Marin County regional agencies; coordinating community input to the multi-billion dollar California High Speed Rail project; advising both Solano and Santa Clara County agencies on a coordinated emergency communications system; managing the Palo Alto response to the Stanford Medical Center application; staffing the effort to create a regional Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Center at Moffett Field; and, supporting the University of California in the development of a training program for senior executives at all levels of local government throughout the western United States.
Lunch Meeting Cost: $25 - Members (online registration) $30 - Non-Members (online registration) Additional $10 fee - at the door (no guarantees/space available only)