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Posted on: August 17, 2016

[ARCHIVED] City to Host Rail-Volution Tour Through Emeryville: October 11

Fifty years ago, Emeryville was home to meatpacking plants and paint manufacturing facilities. Today this 1.2-square-mile city is a major mixed-use shopping, job and recreational center, home to Pixar, Peets Coffee & Tea, Novartis and other major Bay Area employers. Bike from BART through the city with staff, developers and others responsible for this change. Hear about brownfield cleanup, public art, Emery-Go-Round (their public-private shuttle system) and affordable housing. Discuss current issues such as enhancing non-auto access, improving school quality and staying competitive in post-Redevelopment California.

Modes of Transportation:BART; Walking; Bicycling
Tour Capacity:20 persons maximum
Date:October 11, 2016
Time:1:00 - 5:00 PM
Cost:$60 per person
Walking/Bicycling Distance:7 miles (relatively flat terrain)

For more information about the tour, or to sign up, contact Amber Evans, Economic Development Coordinator, at 510-586-4382

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