Monthly Archives: November 2012

Santa Clara County Awards $10 Million in Trail Funds to Stanford and Palo Alto, $400,000 to Ravenswood Bay Trail

This morning the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to fund the four most expensive projects submitted for a one-time grant set up to spend $10.4 million originally provided by Stanford University to mitigate impacts on public recreational … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County rejects 5 of 15 trail projects as ineligible for funding

In preparation for the upcoming November 20 Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meeting at which $10.4 million is expected to be allocated to recreational trail projects, county staff have declared 5 out of 15 projects that applied for the … Continue reading

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Menlo Park’s first bike corral is live

When you come to work out and relax at Menlo Pilates and Yoga on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, you can warm up on your way by riding your bike.  Following customer requests for bike parking, and with the … Continue reading

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Mountain View neighbors plan for traffic calming, bike lanes at deadly intersection

At a community meeting at Rengstorff Community Center in Mountain View on November 2, neighbors took on the challenge of gathering enough signatures to study adding bike lanes to Escuela Avenue.   The bike lanes would improve safety for cyclists … Continue reading

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Wednesday Nov 7 comment deadline for Willow/101 interchange

Caltrans is taking comments through tomorrow, Wednesday November 7 on what they should consider in the environmental study of a revamped interchange at Willow and Highway 101, at the border of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. A presentation from … Continue reading

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Video: Menlo Park City Council Candidates’ Vision for the Environment

At an October 28 voter forum, Menlo Park City Council Candidates shared their vision for the environment: Ray Mueller The Transportation Commission Chair supports alternative travel to reduce carbon emissions and encouraging land use near transit. He encourages greentech in … Continue reading

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Video: Menlo Park Candidates’ Views on Environmental Issues

On October 28, the Menlo Park City Council candidates shared their views on issues relating to environmental sustainability. Here the candidates in their own words. Caltrain Modernization Green Building Jobs Housing Imbalance The forum was co-sponsored by the Menlo Park … Continue reading

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Redwood City plans north-south route improvements, defers Arguello protected bike lanes

Redwood City has plans to streamline its section of the county North-South bike route that uses Arguello and D Street to connect riders between downtown Redwood City and Old County Road in San Carlos. The improvements include adding bike “loop … Continue reading

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