Category Archives: Walking

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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Santa Clara County funds four recreational trail projects

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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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 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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Atherton Mayor demands a safer El Camino Real

Two women were struck by a Chevy Blazer SUV in a crosswalk while crossing El Camino Real at Isabella Avenue in Atherton around noon on September 30. One of the women was thrown 70 feet upon impact; both were sent … Continue reading

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How will the revamped Willow/101 interchange support walking and cycling?

There are two upcoming public meetings regarding the next step on longstanding plans to overhaul the dangerous Willow/101 interchange, which was built in the 1950s. Unfortunately, at Menlo Park City Council last week the Caltrans representatives didn’t have much to … 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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El Camino in Atherton – Unsafe Crossing

Two pedestrians were seriously injured crossing El Camino Real at Isabella in Atherton on September 30.   For anyone who walks and bikes in the area, crossing El Camino in Atherton is a known hazard.   To get a feel … Continue reading

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