Category Archives: Santa Clara County

Mountain View Council directs better jobs/housing balance in San Antonio Plan area

Yesterday, July 8, the Mountain View City Council gave direction to improve the jobs/housing balance in the San Antonio Specific Plan area.  The draft plan included office and retail space expected to employ over 4000 workers, while providing 1575 units … Continue reading

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Update: Mountain View Council holds San Antonio decision to consider housing

Faced with a room full of constituents raising concern about housing prices, plans to move due to housing prices, wanting children and grandchildren to be able to stay in the area, the need to add more housing and affordable housing, … Continue reading

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Mountain View reviews key decisions for San Antonio Station Area, Shoreline Corridor

Tonight in Mountain View starting at 5pm, City Council will be giving critical direction for the San Antonio Precise Plan, and feedback the Shoreline Corridor. Shoreline Corridor At 5pm, Council will review  plans for the Shoreline connection to North Bayshore … Continue reading

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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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Update – two year lead time for new SJ / Arena parking deal

Here is an update on process by which city of San Jose negotiates a contract with the Arena Authority committing the city to provide parking to the Arena. This contract is up for renewal – but not for another two … Continue reading

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Diridon Parking – Council memos urges Sharks to reduce driving, but offer Arena veto power over parking supply

For the first time, in a new memo with recommendations for the San Jose City Council’s final review of the Diridon Station Area Plan on Tuesday, Mayor Reed, Council Member Liccardo, and Council Member Oliverio recommend that the SAP Arena join the … Continue reading

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Electric Cloud moves to downtown SJ, employees stop driving

When Electric Cloud moved from a Sunnyvale office park to 35 South Market Street in Downtown San Jose a few months ago, employees who commuted by car to the software release management technology company started to leave their cars in the … Continue reading

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Diridon update – council defers decision; details will matter on parking

The San Jose City Council took a few questions about he Diridon Station Area Plan last night, and then deferred deliberation and decisions until next week Tuesday. On the critical parking issue, where the SAP Arena is pressuring the city … Continue reading

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The Google Bus / Mountain View connection – Housing Affordability and Transit

Update: here is video for the event: Adobe House Event Egon Terplan’s presentation – 36 min Public Comments (mostly on affordable housing) – 49 min Express buses connecting San Francisco to Silicon Valley have taken heat for being the cause … 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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