Fact: People love valet bike parking.
It's true! Event promoters book SVBC's valet bike parking services months in advance; people eagerly anticipate it at their local art and wine festivals; and first-time users always seem amazed by the safety and convenience. And let's not forget - it's free! Valet bike parking is, it seems, universally adored.
Here's the rub: it takes people... read the whole note.
Starting Monday, July 30, the next phase of work on Crystal Springs Pipeline No. 2 (CSPL2) will take place along Crystal Springs Road to replace a regional water delivery pipeline. To expedite this work and to ensure the safety of residents and motorists near the area, Crystal Springs Road will be closed 24 hours a day from El Cerrito Avenue to Polhemus Road from July 30 through Friday, August... read the whole note.
These minutes are considered DRAFT until approved at the 7/25/2012 San José Team meeting.
In attendance: Martin Delson, Peter Hamilton, Joe Silva, Alan Marshall, Ann Jasper, John Hildebrand, Katja Irvin, Teri Nguyen, Colin Heyne (SVBC staff, also chair and notes)
2.Minutes - approve last month's
3.Additions/changes to agenda?
4.“Full Lane”... read the whole note.
Interested in reducing the number of cars on the road? Discouraged with parking your car? So is Green Town Los Altos! As a solution, they are working on creating a bike share program to get people out of their cars and into the streets as cyclists and pedestrians! Various cities throughout the Bay Area are creating new bike share programs, and Los Altos wants to be one of them! In order to do... read the whole note.
July 12, 2012, 6 pm - Palo Alto Pizza, 2450 Park Blvd
6:00 pm - Social half hour. Eat, drink, chat.
6:30 pm - Introductions
6:35 pm - Changes/Additions to Agenda
6:40 pm. Bicycle + Pedestrian Transportation Plan. Funding and implementation.Compile grant funding sources and create a schedule of application deadlines Friends of Palo Alto Bicycling (private... read the whole note.
South San Francisco is recruiting for its Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). There is a lot to be done to connect SSF's neighborhoods, downtown, schools, transit infrastructure, and the jobs and businesses located east of Highway 101. Be a part of that change!
The BPAC meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Members review and prioritize TDA Article 3... read the whole note.
Senator Boxer is meeting with House leaders TODAY to decide the fate of biking and walking programs in Congress. Federally supported walking and biking programs like Safe Routes to School will be on the line in today's meeting between Senator Boxer and Representative Mica. This is a critical time, and we need your involvement today.
With our national partners, SVBC is asking you to call... read the whole note.
As mentioned in the May trails update, the Lower Guadalupe River Creek Trail in San José will be closed for paving from June 2012 through May 2013. Here's the latest on that project.
Recent progress:Construction contract awarded to Wattis Construction of San Jose. Submittals for detour and construction signage reviewed and approved for use. Pre-Construction site visit conducted on... read the whole note.
The City of San Carlos is expanding the Holly interchange. There are two options currently being considered. One is with on-road lanes and sharrows, with difficult high-speed traffic conditions and crossing through motorists who are using through/right lanes getting onto 101 South from eastbound Holly. The other proposes a separated pathway on the south side of Holly that travels under the on-... read the whole note.
Congratulations to the winners of our 2012 Spring Membership Drive! Our drive pushed SVBC past the 1,000-member mark, a particularly potent milestone. The winners were all new members to SVBC, so we're happy we could welcome them with some fabulous prizes! Help us congratulate:
Grand prize winner: Jeff, Mountain View Prize: Specialized Sirrus Elite bike, generously donated by... read the whole note.