Category Archives: East Palo Alto

MP Council approves safer Willow/101 design; project will compete for construction funding

Back on May 7, Menlo Park City Council approved an innovative, safety-conscious proposal for a revamped Willow/101 crossing, with major improvements for cyclists and pedestrians.  The design calls for 10 foot sidewalks,  bike lanes through the interchange, plus a protected bike lane between … Continue reading

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Proposed Willow/101 staff preferred design has separated bike lanes, squared intersections

Following clear feedback from public comments, and City Councils in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, Caltrans staff has returned with a proposed design for the rebuilt Willow/101 interchange that has sidewalks, bike lanes separated from traffic, additional continuous bike … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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No Stop Signs for Deadly East Palo Alto Intersection

Six-year-old Sioreli Torres Zamora was struck by a vehicle and killed while walking in a crosswalk at Bay Road & Gloria Way in East Palo Alto on her way to school on Sept. 28. A boy was struck by a vehicle while … Continue reading

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