Category Archives: Adopt-a-Station

San Jose Council approves Diridon Plan, steers Sharks toward reducing driving, revives plan to free the creek

This afternoon San Jose City Council voted to approve the Diridon Station Area Plan and its Environmental Impact Report.   In an important step forward, the Council supported the staff recommendation to move forward with a strategy to reduce driving … Continue reading

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Caltrain corridor updates for Millbrae, San Mateo, Redwood City

Here are this week’s updates on transit-oriented development and station access on the Caltrain corridor. If you have reports from any of these meetings, or if there are items we missed, please post in the comments. Millbrae Station Area Plan … Continue reading

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May 7 – San Jose Diridon Plan up for Planning Commission review; City Council May 20

The City of San Jose is reviewing the Diridon Station Area plan for approval.  Wednesday May 7th it’s at Planning Commission, and May 20th it’s before City Council.   If you live in San Jose or use Diridon Station, you … Continue reading

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Caltrain corridor update: news and actions in San Jose, Palo Alto, Redwood City, and San Francisco/Bayshore

San Jose Diridon Plan up for approval in May – you can help – prep session tomorrow April 29 .  Coming up in May, San Jose Planning Commission (May 7) and City Council (May 20) will review the Diridon Station Plan … Continue reading

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Sierra Club hosts workshop to prep for San Jose Diridon Plan Review

Coming up in May, San Jose Planning Commission (May 7) and City Council (May 20) will review the Diridon Station Plan and Environmental Impact Report for Approval.  The plan intends to evolve the area around the Diridon Station into a … Continue reading

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SAP Arena seeks to double parking in Diridon Station Area

In its comment on the Diridon Station Environmental Impact Report,  the SAP Arena urges the City of San Jose to nearly double the amount of parking in the plan area, compared to the amount proposed in the plan. SAP predicts … Continue reading

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Upcoming decisions in San Jose, Mountain View, Redwood City, Belmont, San Mateo

This week multiple cities on the Peninsula Corridor are reviewing Caltrain station area policy and access decisions. From South to North, here’s what’s going on in San Jose, Mountain View, Redwood City, Belmont, and San Mateo. San Jose Community Meeting, Diridon … Continue reading

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Lawrence Expressway at Lawrence Station – help needed for a neighborhood-friendly, transit-friendly plan

Update: Here are the latest designs from Santa Clara County which were presented very briefly to Sunnyvale Planning Commission on Monday February 24. The material will presented in more depth, with more opportunity for questions an input, at the upcoming meeting on … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Council considering the kickoff of a major vehicle trip reduction initiative

Update: Palo Alto City Council approved the initiative to move forward with a Transportation Management Association. This represents a sea change in how the city manages transportation. 18 months ago, the most common perspective in public discussions was that the … Continue reading

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Millbrae reviews development near Caltrain/BART station – can it be walkable?

The City of Millbrae is starting the process to review new developments for the area near the Caltrain/BART station. Update: there are two opportunities to start to get involved in March – read on for details.  Another Update: Jim Frank … Continue reading

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