ConnectOrinda: Bringing together downtown Orinda 

The ConnectOrinda Celebration event will be held from 6:30-8:00 pm at the intersection of Vashell Way and Moraga Way on Thursday, May 16. People are invited to gather on Vashell Way in the Theatre District to view and comment on the eight projects the Council directed staff and the project consultant to further develop. A draft of the companion downtown-wide design guidelines will also be available for view and comment. Stroll over after dinner or swing by after work to have your voice heard and experience Vashell Way as a temporary public gathering area.


Timeline (1.30.19 version)

The goal of ConnectOrinda is to identify projects with broad community support.  Its main objectives are to:

  • Connect the two sides of downtown for all users
  • Support future pedestrian access along San Pablo Creek
  • Preserve Orinda's unique sense of place
  • Produce grant-eligible projects that can be funded
  • Beautify downtown Orinda
  • Build consensus for the final plan through robust community engagement