san mateo county
The City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG) of San Mateo County currently has three vacant seats for public members on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). The BPAC provides advice and recommendations to the C/CAG Board of Directors on all matters relating to bicycle and pedestrian facilities planning and on the selection of projects for state and federal funding. This... read the whole note.
Tarboosh, Redwood City
Attendees: Four students from Santa Clara University assigned to attend community meetings; Adina Levin; John Langbein; Bob Page; Karen Davis; Steve Schmidt.
Minutes: Of September Meeting, Approved
In the absence of SVBC staff John gave brief reports on the following: Skyline and west SR 84 repaving by Caltrans; SSF scoping; Alpine/280... read the whole note.
The next SVBC San Mateo County Committee meeting is scheduled for the evening of Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at Tarboosh in Redwood City. 837 Jefferson Redwood City Near the train station
Meet @ 6PM --- meeting called to order ~6:45PM
The minutes from our last meeting can be found at: http://bikesiliconvalley.org/2013/09/minutes-of-the-sept-5-2013-san-mate...
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People enjoying a bike ride into or out of Portola Valley along Alpine Road can breathe a sigh of relief as they pedal their way through this picturesque slice of San Mateo County. Once one of the most intimidating freeway underpasses in the county, this junction with Highway 280 has now been repainted, with bike lanes on both sides dyed a bright green and outlined with striped white buffers.... read the whole note.
Thanks to our intrepid volunteer videographer, Lee Cuthbert, we have exclusive video of Alpine Road under Highway 280 as it got the green treatment earlier today! Once one of the most intimidating freeway underpasses in San Mateo County, this junction with Highway 280 is being repainted with bike lanes on both sides dyed a bright green and outlined with striped white buffers. The new design... read the whole note.
October 9th was International Walk to School Day and was celebrated in thousands of schools across America and throughout communities in more than 40 countries. With the help of dedicated volunteers, SVBC’s Safe Routes to School team coordinated events at 17 different schools throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Scott Lane Elementary in Santa Clara had a record-breaking turnout for... read the whole note.
The wait is over! San Mateo County and City Association of Governments (C/CAG) has announced the post of Active Transportation Coordinator focusing on bike/ped planning and projects. The deadline to apply is October 17th.
SVBC staff and members, San Mateo County political leadership, the San Mateo County Health System, and advocates from all over the county have been working for three... read the whole note.
October's meeting was cancelled!
The SVBC San Mateo Committee (formerly the Peninsula Committee) meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss issues, events, and advocacy campaigns of interest to cyclists in San Mateo County. The Committee also works with SVBC's Policy Advisory Committee on larger advocacy issues in the County. Join us for a social half hour at 6:00 pm and the... read the whole note.
In response to concerns raised by residents, the City is reviewing the existing on‐street parking within the bike lane on the eastern side of Laurel Street between Oak Grove Avenue and Glenwood Avenue with the intention of ensuring that the street is safe for all users. Laurel Street provides a key north‐south bicycle connection and is a designated Safe Route to Encinal School. Vehicles... read the whole note.
Attendance: John Langbein, chairing this session and minute taker (from memory), Tim O'Brien, Emma Shlaes (SVBC staff), Al Meckler, Bob Cronin, Tony Panero, Gavin Powell (SVBC staff), Margaret Pye, Sabrina Brennan, and James Han.
Meeting called ~7PM
SVBC staff report: Emma summarized a meeting between Belmont Public Works and SVBC staff that was motivated by Mark Swire's... read the whole note.