Speaker Series

To help generate initial ideas and discussion, the city held an educational forum on general planning and transportation topics. Community members are also encouraged to take advantage of similar educational events, such as the Forum at Redwood city.

Michael Dyett, FAICP
Dyett & Bhatia 
"Previous Planning Projects in the El Camino Real / Downtown Areas, Visioning and Planning Projects in Other Cities, and Lessons for Menlo Park"
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Dena Belzer, Strategic Economics
"Transit Oriented Development (TOD) in the Peninsula Context"
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Denise Conley
Conley Consulting Group
"The Economics of Mixed-Use Development"
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Frederic Knapp, Frederic Knapp Architect, Inc.
"Preservation and Prosperity in Downtown Environments"
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Jeffrey Tumlin
"Parking and Transportation Demand Management Strategies for Cities Like Menlo Park"
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Jeff Eichenfield, Eichenfield & Associates
"Twelve Ingredients for a Successful Downtown"
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Jim Daisa
Kimley Horn
"Context-Sensitive Thoroughfare Solutions"
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Please note: the online video service failed to capture the audio of the meeting. Please review the presentation file below for an understanding of the content of this talk.