Caltrain has formed a new Bicycle Advisory Committee which held its first meeting this week. The first items on the agenda which were administrative in nature, included electing the chair and vice-chair, informing the committee and staff the new email address (bac at caltrain (dot) com), and randomly selecting the term of each member (either one or two year term).
Caltran staff... read the whole note.
The City of San Carlos announced last week that they are embarking on a project to increase bicycling and walking on the east side of the San Carlos Caltrain Station. A big portion of the funding came from MTC, a regional transportation funding agency.
(left: looking east from San Carlos Caltrain Station to E. San Carlos Ave. City of San Carlos)
The project will improve... read the whole note.
Caltrain is really reaching out to the bicycling and walking communities lately. You might recall that the agency recently solicited members for their new bicycle advisory committee. Now, Caltrain is soliciting input on a draft Caltrain Comprehensive Access Program Policy. The plan looks at ways to promote increased ridership through greater access to stations by walking, biking, and transit... read the whole note.
One of the best ways for cyclists to affect the state of cycling in their localities is by joining the bicycle/pedestrian advisory committee (B/PAC) in the town where they live or work. B/PACs are also utilized by transit authorities and other public agencies. Now Caltrain has announced that it will form its own bicycle advisory committee. This is a great opportunity for SVBC members in both... read the whole note.