The County Roads and Airports Department is seeking community input to help shape the future of Lawrence Expressway improvements. The County is partnering with the cities of Santa Clara and Sunnyvale to address traffic congestion at the intersections at Reed Avenue/Monroe Street, Kifer Road, and Arques Avenue. There may be a possibility of replacing the signals with interchanges.
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I had a particularly wonkish win yesterday.
Bear with me: yesterday morning, I learned that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Programming and Allocations Committee unanimously rejected a recommendation from staff that the Commission revise language in the TDA Article 3 funding requirements that would eliminate the requirement that municipalities with a population greater than... read the whole note.
It’s been a couple of busy weekends with the help of some amazing bike parking volunteers!
The month started off with Sunset Celebration Weekend in Menlo Park on June 1 -2. We had two beautiful days of bike riding weather where over 350 cyclists took advantage of our valet bike parking to enjoy the event.
The following weekend, June 9, brought us Silicon Valley Tour de Cure, the... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is excited to announce that we will be providing valet bicycle parking at the annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, one of the most popular music festivals in the West. Which means that we need bike parking volunteers.
Every year, San Jose Jazz strives to bring great international artists to San Jose for Summer Fest, a three day extravaganza. This year is no... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is excited to announce that we will be providing valet bicycle parking at the 33rd Annual Fountain Blues Festival. Which means that we need bike parking volunteers.
Come enjoy some of the greatest blues musicians including featured artist John Mayall while providing attendees that bike to the event peace of mind knowing that their bicycle is being... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is excited to announce that we will be providing valet bicycle parking at the 25th anniversary of Music in the Park. After a one-year hiatus, Music in the Park returns to celebrate a single, paid admission concert featuring Ozomatli.
Help us provide attendees that bike to the event peace of mind knowing that their bicycle is being guarded by an... read the whole note.
The Membership & Event Advisory Committee makes recommendations that help the Board of Directors and the Executive Director increase the number of members and members' level of engagement in SVBC. Members are the lifeblood of SVBC - help us grow our movement! Your creative ideas and passion for bike riding are needed to build a stronger SVBC.
The committee meets on the second... read the whole note.
Join the VTA/Santa Clara County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee for this open house event. County staff will present a number of projects to the committee and the public for feedback. Projects include:A number of repaving projects throughout the county. New traffic lanes on Central Expressway. Safety improvements to Stevens Canyon Road. Adding freeway-like segments to Lawrence... read the whole note.
Thanks to Adina Levin for sharing this tip!
Is there a pothole in the road? A dark street light? Does a broken bicycle "loop detector" leave you waiting forever for the light to change? Palo Alto has launched a beta version of a PaloAlto311, a mobile app for iPhone and Android that allows street users to post public works requests, along with a photo and the location of the problem,... read the whole note.
Would you like SVBC to take an official position on an issue? In order to stay informed, objective, and transparent, we have developed a Position Recommendation Form. Please fill the form out to the best of your ability and return it to email@example.com. Also, consider bringing your issue to one of our Local Teams for discussion - our local experts might have the knowledge you... read the whole note.