The Policy Advisory Committee generally meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month to discuss policy issues of interest to SVBC and advise the SVBC board and staff on positions. Members of the committee are appointed; meetings are open to current SVBC members.
Attendance: John Langbein, chairing this session and minute taker (from memory), Tim O'Brien, Emma Shlaes (SVBC staff), Al Meckler, Bob Cronin, Tony Panero, Gavin Powell (SVBC staff), Margaret Pye, Sabrina Brennan, and James Han.
Meeting called ~7PM
SVBC staff report: Emma summarized a meeting between Belmont Public Works and SVBC staff that was motivated by Mark Swire's... 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.
Attendance: Steve Schmidt (Chair), John Langbein (Scribe), Colin Hayne (SVBC staff), Jesse Quirion (Menlo Park Transportation Manager), Al Meckler, Kirsten Keith (Menlo Park Council), Karen Davis, Marc Beban, Catherine Carlton (Menlo Park Council), Sabrina Brennan, Adina Levin, and Jim Cogan (Menlo Park Economic Development Manager).
Meeting called in session ~ 6:30PM
June... 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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See the flyer here
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 Planning Commission of the City of Redwood City will hold a public hearing to discuss the Stanford in Redwood City Project.
This project is proposed as a 35-acre development as part of a larger campus that is bounded by Highway 101, Douglas Avenue, Bay Road, and Second Avenue. The project would involve the demolition of eight existing buildings for replacement by thirteen buildings... read the whole note.
Palo Alto is a great place to live, work and play. But steady growth in the downtown area over the last 15-20 years has created challenges especially around parking and transportation.
Is it possible to have growth without gridlock? Other cities and organizations have wrestled with similar issues and developed innovative, environmentally sustainable, and bike-friendly new solutions.... 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.