Monthly Archives: October 2012

YUCA Leads East Palo Alto General Plan Bike Tour

Youth United for Community Action (YUCA), a youth-led community organization based in East Palo Alto, led a bicycle tour to educate community members on the city’s upcoming General Plan update last Saturday. The tour was part of YUCA’s BE-EPA Campaign … Continue reading

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Redwood City City Council asks staff to come back with updated Farm Hill Blvd safety plans

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Redwood City staff were ready to step back from a plan for a trial lane reduction on Farm Hill Road and move on to other complete streets projects, after public forums garnered mixed response … Continue reading

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Menlo Park to get its first bike corral

Francesca Philip, owner of Menlo Yoga Pilates at 1011 El Camino Real, heard from her customers that they did not have room to park their bikes. She asked city staff what she could do to help her customers. Based on … Continue reading

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Atherton Mayor demands a safer El Camino Real

Two women were struck by a Chevy Blazer SUV in a crosswalk while crossing El Camino Real at Isabella Avenue in Atherton around noon on September 30. One of the women was thrown 70 feet upon impact; both were sent … Continue reading

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How will the revamped Willow/101 interchange support walking and cycling?

There are two upcoming public meetings regarding the next step on longstanding plans to overhaul the dangerous Willow/101 interchange, which was built in the 1950s. Unfortunately, at Menlo Park City Council last week the Caltrans representatives didn’t have much to … Continue reading

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Next steps for East Palo Alto bridge over 101

On Wednesday October 17, the East Palo Alto Public Works and Transportation will be reviewing a new set of alternative designs for a proposed bike/pedestrian bridge over Highway 101 with the City’s Public Works and Transportation Committee. After that, a … Continue reading

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Mountain View North Bayshore Transportation Study ignores most bike commuting, omits public input

When the City of Mountain View approved its General Plan last summer, one important piece of unfinished business was to complete a transportation study for North Bayshore, the area with Google, Microsoft, Intuit, and LinkedIn offices.  There was a lot … Continue reading

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El Camino in Atherton – Unsafe Crossing

Two pedestrians were seriously injured crossing El Camino Real at Isabella in Atherton on September 30.   For anyone who walks and bikes in the area, crossing El Camino in Atherton is a known hazard.   To get a feel … Continue reading

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More money available for bike and pedestrian funding – is your city applying?

Because of changes in regional and federal policy, there is more money available for bike and pedestrian projects in the Bay Area starting this year. San Mateo County and Santa Clara County each formerly provided under $1 million dollars of … Continue reading

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