Construction of the Lower Guadalupe River Trail has been ongoing for several months. The City of San José Trail Manager is asking for your continued cooperation as they apply a final coating to the pavement on August 24 through 27 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday). Two coatings are to be added to the existing pavement during this period. A slurry seal creates a smooth riding surface. A “... read the whole note.
The City of San Jose is seeking volunteers for its annual Trail Count. Help collect data necessary for making our trail system even better!
San Jose conducts a Trail Count each year to determine trail usage and obtain user input on design and operations of the trails. The City is seeking volunteers for this year’s count on September 19.
This is the sixth annual count and survey... read the whole note.
This guest blog entry from San José Trail Manager Yves Zsutty answers the timeless question, "What's so great about Helsinki?"
On a recent trip to Helsinki (capital of Finland), I was able to visit the city’s newest addition to its extensive network of off-street trails and on-street bikeways.
The newly opened trail extends across an older area of the city. It makes use of a... read the whole note.
Project to be developed per phasing plan: 1. Phase 1: 880 to Trimble 2. Phase 2: Trimble to Montague 3. Phase 3: Montague to Gold StreetGrading and oil pre-coat applied to support paving from 880 to Airport. Two layers of asphalt paving installed from 880 to Airport (expect to be done by 7/23). Grading occuring between Airport Parkway and Green Island Bridge.... read the whole note.
Here's the latest on San José trails from Trail Manager Yves Zsutty.
Highway 237 Bikeway Construction
Construction of the bikeway project between Zanker Road and Coyote Creek (north side) is nearly complete. Asphalt paving, striping, signage and fencing have all been installed. We conducted a final walk-through on June 18 and will bring a few outstanding issues to the... read the whole note.
This update on events in Santa Clara County was provided by member Adina Levin.
At Tuesday's Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board decided to put the brakes on deciding how to spend $10.4 million on trail funds that could go to complete a missing link in the Bay Trail.
They had planned to discuss a process to take proposals until July 19, and to make a... read the whole note.
As mentioned in the May trails update, the Lower Guadalupe River Creek Trail in San José will be closed for paving from June 2012 through May 2013. Here's the latest on that project.
Recent progress:Construction contract awarded to Wattis Construction of San Jose. Submittals for detour and construction signage reviewed and approved for use. Pre-Construction site visit conducted on... read the whole note.
Here's the latest on San José trails from Yves Zsutty, Trail Manager with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services.Highway 237 Bikeway Construction
Construction of the bikeway project between Zanker Road and Coyote Creek (north side) continues. Asphalt paving, striping and fencing are in place. Opening of the trail is delayed until early June as final work... read the whole note.
Here are the latest San José trails updates from Trail Manager Yves Zsutty.Highway 237 Bikeway Construction
Construction of the bikeway project between Zanker Road and Coyote Creek (north side) continues. Two layers of asphalt concrete have been installed (on April 9 and 17). The warm-mix asphalt pavement recycles existing and degraded asphalt pavement found on site. The project... read the whole note.
Learn about San Jose’s cultural and natural history on a guided bike tour of downtown San Jose! San Jose native Stephanie Wilson and GRPC naturalist Greg Kerekes will lead riders on three-hour, five-mile guided tour of downtown San Jose. Starting at the Guadalupe River Park Visitor Center, the tour will head south on the Guadalupe River Trail and into downtown San Jose, where riders will... read the whole note.