Category Archives: Mountain View

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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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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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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Can Mountain View San Antonio be a place?

People walking and bicycling from the San Antonio train station on Pacchetti Way and California to the proposed new Mountain View development would need to travel through a ”tunnel” along an access road to the parking garage (see image below).   … Continue reading

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Mountain View apartment residents use bikes, carshare and transit, leaving empty parking spaces

Mountain View’s new apartments in a near-downtown location with an 85 walk score, across the street from  Caltrain and light rail at 455 West Evelyn, include all of the parking spaces that the city required.   The Madera complex sold out … Continue reading

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Mountain View advances 13 bike and pedestrian safety projects

At the June 11 City Council meeting, the Mountain View City Council is expected to approve a budget including 13 bicycle and pedestrian safety and livability projects.  These projects received nearly 20 positive public comments at the May 21 study session, … Continue reading

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Mountain View North Bayshore Transportation Plan to have better bike, shuttle, and transportation demand management

On February 5, the Mountain View City Council is expected to consider an updated version of the draft Transportation Plan for the North Bayshore Area, the site of Google’s headquarters. The new version is expected to include stronger provisions for … Continue reading

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Mountain View provides new incentives to use transit, shift mode share

In recent weeks, in individual new developments and plans for districts, Mountain View is moving forward with a variety of ways to incent transit use and shift mode share away from driving alone. Nonprofit Transportation Management Association In a new … Continue reading

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