In response to concerns raised by residents, the City is reviewing the existing on‐street parking within the bike lane on the eastern side of Laurel Street between Oak Grove Avenue and Glenwood Avenue with the intention of ensuring that the street is safe for all users. Laurel Street provides a key north‐south bicycle connection and is a designated Safe Route to Encinal School. Vehicles... read the whole note.
Great news from the feds: The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a memo on August 20 that announced the agency's "support for taking a flexible approach to bicycle and pedestrian facility design." The new endorsement could mean a bright future for bikeway designs like protected on-street bike lanes and other progressive designs that haven't been widely implemented in the U.S.... read the whole note.
As many of you know, the condition of Highway 35 (Skyline Road) has been seriously degraded after a recent chip seal paving job. With your help, I believe we can get Skyline repaved. Please read on for more background and what specific action you can take today to make it happen.
SVBC has been working with Caltrans to find solutions to the issue--hosting meetings with Caltrans staff to... read the whole note.
What is the study? The purpose of the study is to determine the adequacy of the corridor for multi-modal use including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit, and vehicles under existing and future conditions, and to develop context sensitive transportation alternatives to improve multi-modal use along the corridor.
Preliminary Design Concepts During the first community meeting in April 2013... read the whole note.
Stanford will present the final design of the proposed Perimeter Trail on September 12th including individual descriptions of several trail segments. The proposed trail features new bike lanes and a trail along Stanford Avenue.
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The Stanford in Redwood City project is proposed by Stanford University to occupy a 35-acre portion of a larger 48-acre (former Mid-Point Technology Park) campus that is bisected by Broadway and generally bounded by Highway 101, Douglas Avenue, Bay Road, and Second Avenue. Barron, Warrington and Hurlingame Street extensions are proposed through the campus to improve pedestrian, bicycle and... read the whole note.
It’s San Jose Trail Count time again! Trail Count 2013 will take place on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. The City and volunteers will again be counting trail users between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM at most counting locations. Please help by signing up for a 2 hour shift!
Counting Locations Guadalupe River Trail @ San Fernando: All Day Count Los Gatos Creek Trail @ Hamilton Avenue: All Day... read the whole note.
The planning process is underway for a “Downtown Station Area Plan” that will guide future development in areas of downtown South San Francisco, and within a half mile radius of the Caltrain station. Key elements of the plan include: revitalization and enhancement for downtown, moderate intensification of uses, pedestrian and bicycle improvements, and improved connectivity to the Caltrain... read the whole note.
San Jose staff will be presenting a refined design for the pedestrian bridge which will span across Los Gatos Creek (near Coe Avenue and Lonus Street) and seek input on design feature options. The meeting will start at 5:30. Attendees unable to arrive that earlier may arrive as late as 6:30. Staff will discuss the project with all attendees to ensure input is received. The meeting will... read the whole note.
The City of San José is pleased to announce that the San Fernando Street Enhanced Bikeway and Pedestrian Access Project will soon be under construction. The City and American Asphalt Repair and Resurfacing Company, Inc. are hosting a construction outreach meeting. Please attend so your questions regarding construction schedule, vehicular and pedestrian access, overall safety, traffic control,... read the whole note.