Join the Los Gatos Bicycle Racing Club (LGBRC), a multi-year winner of USA Cycling's Club of the Year, along with an as-yet unnamed title sponsor (could it be YOU?) for the Foothill Circuit Race, "The Learning Curve." This will be the first race of what will hopefully be a long tradition. The course is a 1.09-mile loop, with roughly 65 feet of elevation per lap. The races will stage and start... read the whole note.
GreenTown Los Altos is very fortunate to have Vanessa Warheit from the Climate Reality Leadership Corps at their next GreenTown Community Meeting. She will be presenting the latest evidence and call to action regarding climate change. This is critical for all of us to hear and particularly timely as the Los Altos City Council is expected to get an update on the city's Climate Action Plan at a... read the whole note.
On Saturday September 29th, State Street between Second Street and Third Street in downtown Los Altos will be temporarily transformed into a downtown “green” featuring synthetic grass stretching down the entire block, playspace and seating, and a free live concert for all to enjoy. Starting at 5pm, a pop-up playground will be open for kids of all ages to enjoy, including Imagination Playground... 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.
The Los Altos City Council last night voted to delay any action on the future of the BPAC. This comes at a unique time in the city's transportation future. Since the city's footprint consists of predominately single-story, single-family residences on large lots surrounded by interstates, expressways, state highways, boulevards and arterials, auto congestion is becoming the norm rather than the... read the whole note.
Tonight the city of Los Altos in a special joint meeting will consider the fate of the city's bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee. The meeting is so special it will not be held in the council chambers but in the Neutra House (181 Hillview Avenue), a short walk away.
The city has scheduled tonight's joint meeting to discuss the issues. As I mentioned in a previous posting, many... read the whole note.
The Los Altos Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is in jeopardy. The next Los Altos City Council meeting on Tuesday December 14 will include, in consent calendar item 11, a proposal to disband the BPAC:
1. Agenda Item for City Council/Traffic Commission Joint Meeting (scheduled for January 2011)
Discuss the organizational structure, membership and terms of the BPAC,... read the whole note.