The Future of Sunnyvale’s El Camino Real: A Panel Discussion

We will be tabling at this event and hosting subsequent neighborhood walks through the Community Center node. Please join us!

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The Future of Sunnyvale’s El Camino Real: A Panel Discussion

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How can we create great neighborhoods that we can all afford?
What can be done to make safer places for walking and biking with smart transportation choices?
How will the future of the corridor affect our economy, our environment, and our quality of life?
Join us Wednesday, April 26 for a discussion by a panel of residents and issue experts. You will learn more about the city’s upcoming plans for El Camino Real and how you can help shape the vision for this important corridor. Come with questions for the panelists!

DETAILS

Wednesday, April 26
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Ballroom, Sunnyvale Community Center
550 E. Remington Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Moderated by Tara Martin-Milius.

Panelists:

Larry Klein, Sunnyvale City Council Member, former Planning Commissioner, long-time advocate for affordable housing, open space and walkability. Larry was involved when the Downtown Specific Plan was kicked off more than 15 years ago. He was previously on the Sunnyvale Planning Commission for 9+ years.

Adina Levin, a passionate transit advocate, co-founded Friends of Caltrain and currently serves on the Menlo Park Transportation Commission, the San Mateo County Congestion Management and Environmental Quality Committee, and the Silicon Valley @ Home policy advisory committee.

Kirk Vartan, owner of New York Pizza in Sunnyvale. Kirk is a strong advocate for smart urban design, including transit, housing and agrihood. He is Co-chair of the Stevens Creek Advisory Group in San Jose, which addresses issues and opportunities that will come with the development of that region’s urban villages.

Marie Bernard, has held the position of Executive Director of Sunnyvale Community Services since 2010. The mission of Sunnyvale Community Services is to prevent homelessness and hunger in the local community, helping 8,000 people each year with financial aid, food assistance, case management, and bringing together 2,000+ volunteers from public, private, and faith communities.

Jaime Fearer, AICP, Deputy Director in San José, is passionate about where we live, and is interested in the critical intersection of equity, public health, and active transportation planning and advocacy. She focuses on California Walks’ partnerships across the state, to positively influence policy that will improve pedestrian safety and walkability. She represents SJ on the VTA’s BPAC.

This event is hosted by the Sunnyvale Sustainable and Affordable Living Coalition, Greenbelt Alliance, Sunnyvale Cool, Sunnyvale Democratic Club, and Friends of Caltrain.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-sunnyvales-el-camino-real-a-panel-discussion-tickets-33120918559

For more information contact SueSerrone@comcast.net.

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