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City of Santa Clara plans largest project ever in Silicon Valley to be car-dominant

The City of Santa Clara replied to comments from transit agencies and sustainable transportation advocates, urging the City to strengthen sustainable transportation in the largest development project ever in Santa Clara County.  The response, to date, has been a “no.” … Continue reading

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Should Santa Clara improve Great America station to serve largest-ever Silicon Valley development?

Santa Clara City Council is soon planning to review the proposed development agreement for CityPlace, the largest development ever proposed in Silicon Valley. While the developer has shown illustrations of substantial improvements to the Great American Station, currently served by … Continue reading

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Tonight: Community meeting, San Bruno walk and bike plan

Do you walk or bike in San Bruno? The City of San Bruno is hosting a public workshop tonight on the Walk and Bike plan that has been in the works. The workshop is Tuesday, 5/3 from 7pm to 9pm … Continue reading

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City of San Mateo considers taller buildings to provide workforce housing and keep companies downtown

Tonight, San Mateo City Council will consider the results of a project to assess potential uses for two centrally located sites in the downtown area, in the context of goals for San Mateo’s downtown. The project was led by Urban … Continue reading

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Mountain View Council study session – North Bayshore neighborhood

Tonight at 7pm, Mountain View City Council will consider decisions regarding creating a car-light neighborhood in North Bayshore where Google and LinkedIn are headquartered. The staff report proposes mixed use development in three areas with up to 10,250 housing units, … Continue reading

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Millbrae, Belmont, and Redwood City move forward on transit-oriented development

Last week, Millbrae and Belmont City Councils made key decisions to advance new development on the Caltrain corridor.  Meanwhile, Redwood City City Council leaned against putting the brakes on growth in the downtown area, despite some community anxiety about the … Continue reading

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Mountain View North Bayshore – more housing would bring less driving

This week Wednesday in a meeting starting at 7pm, Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission will provide feedback on neighborhood options for the North Bayshore area where Google and LinkedIn are headquartered.   A range of choices are being reviewed for a … Continue reading

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City of San Mateo updates transportation fee to help fund multi-modal improvements

Last week, San Mateo Council approved a project to modernize the city’s traffic model and impact fee, which will help the city assess and fund a mix of sustainable transportation improvements, rather than focusing primarily on moving more cars. In … Continue reading

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This week: planning for housing and offices in North Bayshore

This week there are two meetings that are important for Mountain View’s decisions about North Bayshore – study session on LinkedIn’s North Shoreline HQ on Tuesday, and a community workshop on creating a neighborhood with housing and services on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Santa Clara to review Silicon Valley’s largest ever mixed use development

On Tuesday October 20 and Monday October 26, the City of Santa Clara will host two community meetings for the environmental review of the largest mixed use project ever in Silicon Valley. On 230 acres of city-owned land just north … Continue reading

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