Author Archives: Adina Levin

Palo Alto considers update to transportation in its comprehensive plan

On August 29, the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission considered revisions to the transportation element of its comprehensive plan. Palo Alto has been a strong role models in the region for environmentally friendly transportation planning supporting biking, walking, and … Continue reading

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Share your thoughts online about the proposed Bay Trail design

You can comment online about the proposed design for the Bay Trail segment to complete the gap near Facebook. The MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District gave a presentation yesterday in Menlo Park about the proposed design to fill the gap. … Continue reading

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Monday 9/10 and 9/24 – public design review for the Bay Trail Gap

On Monday September 10 in Menlo Park, and Monday September 24 in East Palo Alto, there are two upcoming meetings to review the design for the Bay Trail missing link near the Dumbarton Bridge. Located near Facebook and the Don … Continue reading

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Santa Clara County trail funding moves forward

Today, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a timeline and process to allocate $10.4 million in Trail funding. The money was originally provided by Stanford as mitigation in the 2000 General Use Permit agreement with Santa Clara County. … Continue reading

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Tuesday the Santa Clara Supervisors could move Bay Trail funding forward

In June, the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors delayed a decision about the process to invest $10.4 million in trail funding. The money was dedicated to spend on trails back in 2000 to compensate for the Dish Trail spur extensions … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Planning and Transportation recommends making Arastradero restriping permanent

Last night, the Palo Alto PTC recommended that City Council make the Charlston-Arastradero corridor restriping permanent including some fine-tuning recommended in the staff report. City Council will review the project in September. Letters to PTC favored the project 26-8. About … Continue reading

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Palo Alto City Council approves California Avenue Streetscape Project

Palo Alto City Council approved the California Avenue streetscape project unanimously, after a motion to go ahead with a trial failed 2:7 (Holman/Schmid). The project will reduce the low-vehicle-traffic 4-lane street to 2 lanes, and use the additional space for … Continue reading

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