A Commute Solutions Workshop for San Mateo County-area employers will be held Wednesday, April 11th, at the new Facebook campus in Menlo Park. The event is sponsored by the San Mateo County Spare the Air Resource Team and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to help small- and medium-sized employers learn about innovative and affordable ways they can promote commute alternatives to... read the whole note.
Some companies are simply good neighbors. First our members worked extensively with Facebook to get some bike infrastructure funding flowing from them to Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. Now Google has jumped in with some ideas on how they can help out the community.
Google's developers for their campus expansion originally contacted me last fall to get our input on the Stevens Creek... read the whole note.
Facebook is taking a leading position in promoting the bicycle for everyday use by funding the construction of a comprehensive network of bike lanes in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on routes leading to its new Menlo Park Campus, and working with other Silicon Valley employers to contribute financially to the completion of a missing one-... read the whole note.
I attended the Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting on Monday night to deliver some comments regarding the Facebook environmental impact report (EIR) on behalf of SVBC. I mentioned the fact that the bicycle would be a great way to mitigate some of the traffic, noise, and air pollution that the EIR cites as "areas of controversy." It's not unusual for me to visit such meetings and comment on... read the whole note.