Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sunnyvale votes for Bicyclist Anti-Harrassment Ordinance

This update from Kevin Jackson of Sunnyvale: On Tuesday, June 19, the Sunnyvale City Council passed a Bicyclist Anti-Harassment Ordinance, sponsored by the Sunnyvale Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The Sunnyvale ordinance is modeled after a recent Los Angeles ordinance and makes … Continue reading

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Jarrett Walker’s Human Transit and Peninsula Transit dilemmas

Recently I read Jarrett Walker’s excellent new book Human Transit, which encapsulates the ideas that Walker shares on his transit planning blog. The book clearly frames the decisions that shape public transit systems, as well as some of the common … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors delays decision on funding Bay Trail and Adobe Creek Bridge

On June 19, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors put the brakes on deciding how to spend $10.4 million allocated 12 years ago for recreation trails. On May 22, the Board decided to discuss what process it should use … Continue reading

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Bay Trail and Adobe Creek Bridge Eligible for Santa Clara County Funding; Come Support Trail Funding on Tuesday

Santa Clara County has published the legal rulings that verify that the Bay Trail Gap near the Dumbarton Bridge and the Adobe Creek Bridge, which gives people access to the Bay Trail from Palo Alto, are eligible to receive funding … Continue reading

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Permanente Creek Trail Extension Opens in Mountain View

An extension of the Permanente Creek Trail from Old Middlefield Way to Charleston Road, including a bridge over Highway 101 and a tunnel under Old Middlefield Way, was finally opened to the public after a dedication ceremony on June 12, … Continue reading

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Gil Penalosa presents Ciclovias in Palo Alto

Gil Peñalosa, Executive Director of the non-profit organization 8 – 80 Cities, gave an inspirational presentation to about 200 residents on Monday, June 4 at Cubberley Community Center in south Palo Alto. The event, co-sponsored by Greenbelt Alliance and the Grand Boulevard … Continue reading

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