Category Archives: Trails

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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Share your thoughts online about the proposed Bay Trail design

You can comment online about the proposed design for the Bay Trail segment to complete the gap near Facebook. The MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District gave a presentation yesterday in Menlo Park about the proposed design to fill the gap. … Continue reading

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Monday 9/10 and 9/24 – public design review for the Bay Trail Gap

On Monday September 10 in Menlo Park, and Monday September 24 in East Palo Alto, there are two upcoming meetings to review the design for the Bay Trail missing link near the Dumbarton Bridge. Located near Facebook and the Don … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County trail funding moves forward

Today, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a timeline and process to allocate $10.4 million in Trail funding. The money was originally provided by Stanford as mitigation in the 2000 General Use Permit agreement with Santa Clara County. … Continue reading

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Tuesday the Santa Clara Supervisors could move Bay Trail funding forward

In June, the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors delayed a decision about the process to invest $10.4 million in trail funding. The money was dedicated to spend on trails back in 2000 to compensate for the Dish Trail spur extensions … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors delays decision on funding Bay Trail and Adobe Creek Bridge

On June 19, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors put the brakes on deciding how to spend $10.4 million allocated 12 years ago for recreation trails. On May 22, the Board decided to discuss what process it should use … Continue reading

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Bay Trail and Adobe Creek Bridge Eligible for Santa Clara County Funding; Come Support Trail Funding on Tuesday

Santa Clara County has published the legal rulings that verify that the Bay Trail Gap near the Dumbarton Bridge and the Adobe Creek Bridge, which gives people access to the Bay Trail from Palo Alto, are eligible to receive funding … Continue reading

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Permanente Creek Trail Extension Opens in Mountain View

An extension of the Permanente Creek Trail from Old Middlefield Way to Charleston Road, including a bridge over Highway 101 and a tunnel under Old Middlefield Way, was finally opened to the public after a dedication ceremony on June 12, … Continue reading

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Facebook and Google Unite to Promote Bike Commuting

Facebook and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition volunteers organized a Bike to Work Breakfast on Friday morning at the entrance to Facebook’s new Menlo Park Campus for Google bike commuters who began their commute at 6:30 am in San Francisco. The 1800-member SF2G Cycling Club (the … Continue reading

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