Last Friday, SVBC hosted a meeting with local advocates and Caltrans representatives to discuss the recent chip seal maintenance job on Highway 35. SVBC heard from a number of our members that the riding experience on Highway 35 had been significantly degraded as a result of the recent chip seal--and we responded.
Our invitation to Caltrans resulted in eight of their staff members... read the whole note.
On a recent ride from San José to a meeting in Palo Alto, I was checking out the different facilities in each city along the way. Every city has distinctive signage and street markings; It's really fascinating. I found myself thinking that it would be wonderful to have a better understanding of the actual conditions on the ground--so to speak--in all of the communities that SVBC serves.... read the whole note.
The City of San José DOT will be hosting a public workshop on planned enhancements to the existing River Oaks Parkway bike lanes. The meeting will be at VTA's offices.
Agenda: 1. Sign-in 2. Project Overview Review 3. Project Update and Schedule 4. Question and Answer 5. Adjournment
Send your questions to John Brazil at: firstname.lastname@example.org 408-975-3206
The San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail will be temporarily detoured between Agnew Road and Tasman Drive for approximately 1 year starting April 15 and ending when the Stadium is open.
The detour is needed to ensure the safety of bicyclists, pedestrians, and construction workers. The construction activity in and around this portion of the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail will include re-grading... read the whole note.
Where: Palo Alto Pizza, 2450 Park Blvd, Palo Alto When: Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 pm
Agenda: 6:00 pm - Social Half Hour - eat, drink, chat 6:30 pm - Introductions 6:35 pm - Changes/Additions to Agenda 6:40 pm - SVBC staff report - Colin Heyne 6:50 pm - PABAC member report - David Coale?
7:00 pm - Bike/Ped Plan Implementation - Andrew Boone - summary of what's been achieved... read the whole note.
LOCATION: Tarboosh, 837 Jefferson, Redwood City
TIME: 6:00-6:45PM Social Hour, Dinner 6:45-8:00PM General Meeting* 8:00-8:30PM Wrap-up and Networking
*Official meeting ends at 8:00 for those catching NB and SB trains ~8:15. No time-line for agenda items, but please observe General Meeting time.
AGENDA: 1) Introductions
2) Approval of March minutes; Margaret Pye,... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, a 501(c)(3) non-profit promoting the bicycle for everyday use in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, seeks qualified individuals to apply for the position of Advocacy Coordinator.
The Advocacy Coordinator will support SVBC’s policy and advocacy work in both counties, and serve as primary advocacy staff in San Mateo County. This is a demanding but... read the whole note.
Meeting was held at Tarboosh in Redwood City
Chairperson: John Langbein Participants: Mike Harding, Steve Schmidt, Bob Page, Andrew Boone, Staff: Corinne Winter Guests: Warren Slocum, SMCo Supervisor; Cal Roper, Menlo Park Secretary: Mike Harding
Meeting began at 6:45 PM
1) Introductions were made..
2) There were no additions to the agenda.
3)... read the whole note.
Join leading community organizations and advocates in Sacramento and help ensure state policies and investments promote effective public transit, great walking and bicycling, and affordable homes. Together we will learn about the hottest issues from leaders like the Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing Brian Kelly and Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols as well as leading... read the whole note.
You can download a PDF of this letter HERE. (590 KB)
April 2, 2013
Brian Mendenhall, Project Manager Santa Clara Valley Water District 5750 Almaden Expressway San Jose, CA 95118
Subject: Support for the City of San Jose Grant Application Coleman Road Trail Under-Crossing
Dear Mr. Mendenhall,
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition strongly supports the subject... read the whole note.