Join the VTA/Santa Clara County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee for this open house event. County staff will present a number of projects to the committee and the public for feedback. Projects include:A number of repaving projects throughout the county. New traffic lanes on Central Expressway. Safety improvements to Stevens Canyon Road. Adding freeway-like segments to Lawrence... read the whole note.
Thanks to Adina Levin for sharing this tip!
Is there a pothole in the road? A dark street light? Does a broken bicycle "loop detector" leave you waiting forever for the light to change? Palo Alto has launched a beta version of a PaloAlto311, a mobile app for iPhone and Android that allows street users to post public works requests, along with a photo and the location of the problem,... read the whole note.
Would you like SVBC to take an official position on an issue? In order to stay informed, objective, and transparent, we have developed a Position Recommendation Form. Please fill the form out to the best of your ability and return it to email@example.com. Also, consider bringing your issue to one of our Local Teams for discussion - our local experts might have the knowledge you... read the whole note.
Come support a fun community ride in Millbrae! (PDF, 0.5 MB)
This Sunday, June 9th, we are hosting a community ride in Millbrae. We need volunteers to ride with us and keep the group organized and riding smoothly. There are two routes, one for beginners and another for the more experienced riders. The routes do no exceed 5.5 miles, but there are a couple of little hills - bring those... read the whole note.
Should bicycling be restricted on downtown San José sidewalks? Though riding on the sidewalk is not usually preferable, many streets in the heart of San José lack the infrastructure needed to make people on bikes feel comfortable. Wide sidewalks on Santa Clara and through the 1st and 2nd Street transit mall provide an opportunity for travelers to carefully share the walkway with pedestrians.... read the whole note.
The Safe Routes to School program in Ravenswood City School District (East Palo Alto and Menlo Park) has kept my colleagues and me fairly busy over the last couple of weeks, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Recently, we organized a pair of fun, community-building bike rides around town and a poster contest that made three particular students very happy.
On April 30 and May 29,... read the whole note.
Have you taken the VTA buses or Light Rail recently? If so, you might have spied some creative work promoting biking, walking, and transit.
The Santa Clara Safe Routes to School (SR2S) program teamed up with the City of Santa Clara, the Santa Clara Unified School District, and VTA to launch an exciting poster contest for students in grades K-8. The students were encouraged to submit... read the whole note.
Great news this week from our friends at BART BIKES ONboard. If you take your bike on BART, or want to do so in the future, take a moment to thank the BART Board members for working to improve access.
Greetings Bicycle Commuters and Supporters,
The BART Board voted at its May 23 meeting to lift the bike blackout starting July 1 for a five-month trial period. This is another step... read the whole note.
Meeting was held at Tarboosh in Redwood City
Chairperson: Andrew Boone Participants: Mike Harding, Steve Schmidt, Bob Page, Bob Cronin, John Langbein, Chuck Sholtz Staff: absent Secretary: Mike Harding
Meeting began at 6:50 PM
1) Introductions were made. 2) There were no additions to the agenda. 3) Minutes of the April meeting were approved. 4) Staff Report... read the whole note.
The latest from the Campbell Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, thanks to our steadfast area reporter Laura Smith. Want to share bike news from your town? Just email firstname.lastname@example.org with your writeup!
Exciting News! VTA Staff to Recommend $3.7 Million in OBAG Funding for the Campbell Avenue Portals Project.
In the late 1990's the Public Works Department... read the whole note.