Category Archives: Bicycling

Over 60 merchants support first ever Silicon Valley Bike to Shop Day

May is the traditional time to celebrate Bike to Work month.  But 80% of trips are shopping and other nonwork trips. This year, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is sponsoring Bike to Shop Day, to celebrate and reward people who … Continue reading

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Mountain View BPAC recommends road diets in upcoming city budget

On Wednesday, January 30, the Mountain View Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee recommended road diets on California Street and Castro Street (south of El Camino) for inclusion in the city’s Capital Improvement Plan, which sets out the capital projects and other large … Continue reading

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Mountain View City Council moves forward on street safety

Mountain View police have cracked down on speeding and stepped up education efforts after two recent pedestrian deaths, and three collisions with children walking on Castro Street to Graham Middle School. The enforcement and education efforts were detailed in a … Continue reading

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Redwood City plans Complete Streets Study session on February 25

Redwood City staff are planning a Complete Streets study session for February 25, 2013, in response to the Redwood City City Council’s direction in October to come back with improved recommendations relating to the Farm Hill Road Diet proposal. At … 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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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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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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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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Redwood City City Council asks staff to come back with updated Farm Hill Blvd safety plans

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Redwood City staff were ready to step back from a plan for a trial lane reduction on Farm Hill Road and move on to other complete streets projects, after public forums garnered mixed response … Continue reading

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