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Wednesday 8/27: Growth Without Gridlock Panel in Sunnyvale

The economic boom in the area is bringing traffic jams, parking challenges, and fears of worsening problems. Meanwhile, a trend toward cities taking charge of traffic and parking in the Silicon Valley area is picking up speed. Sunnyvale has been … Continue reading

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Changing demand for commute services in San Mateo County

John Ford, the Executive Director of Commute.org, reports a sea change in the market for commute services in San Mateo County. Since at least 1997, Commute.org’s customer base came from the large corporations and new developments that were legally required … Continue reading

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North County update: Caltrain corridor news in Millbrae and San Bruno

In Millbrae, the City Council had a study session on the Specific Plan for the Millbrae Station Area. Council will come back after summer break, review the draft plan, and set guidance for the Environmental Impact Report. The ambitious schedule … Continue reading

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Caltrans pioneers friendlier new street designs for El Camino

If you talk to experienced community members, elected officials and staff about opportunities for pedestrian safety improvements along El Camino Real (or other roads and highways managed by California’s department of transportation), you are likely to hear a resigned sigh. … Continue reading

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Can the Diridon Station Area take advantage of its transit crossroads location?

The San Jose Diridon Station Area Plan Environmental Impact report is out for comments, with a deadline of February 13.  The plan has aggressive goals to evolve the parking lots and post-industrial warehouses into a thriving, walkable  urban neighborhood, jobs … Continue reading

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Diridon Station Area Plan Environmental Impact Report is out

The City of San Jose has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Diridon Station Area Plan . Comments are due February 14, 2014. Do you use the Diridon Station Area and want to see San Jose make better use … Continue reading

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A gradually emerging birds-eye view of San Mateo Rail Corridor transportation

The San Mateo Rail Corridor Transportation Management Association is building a birds-eye view of car trips and mode share in the Rail Corridor between Hayward Park and Hillsdale Caltrain stations.   In November, the city issued its first report on … Continue reading

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Mountain View, Palo Alto take more steps toward managing trips

On Tuesday, Mountain View City Council wrestled with the steps needed to achieve the ambitious vehicle trip reduction goal they set in the development of a plan for North Bayshore, the office park area where Google is headquartered. Council supported … Continue reading

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New Palo Alto transportation study suggests options to reduce driving

Results are out for Palo Alto’s transportation survey which was conducted in May, and will be presented to City Council on Monday night. The results of the study suggest a number of options for Palo Alto to reduce driving, which … Continue reading

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Everybody wins – helping East Palo Alto residents drive less

Teresita works in healthcare in Redwood City.  Mona works at jobs in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and other locations. At the East Palo General Plan forum in the Costano School gym on Saturday November 23, both East Palo Alto … Continue reading

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