Author Archives: Andrew Boone

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives has moved!

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives is growing and so we’ve moved to our very own website – With our own site we can provide additional services that will help us all work more effectively together to provide safe, convenient transportation alternatives for the … Continue reading

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San Jose’s New Buffered Bike Lanes Benefit Everyone

San Jose has just done something unheard of in Silicon Valley – the city converted car lanes on several blocks of 3th, 4th, 10th, and 11th streets in downtown, all busy one-way streets with 3 lanes in each direction – … Continue reading

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New Vehicle Parking Policies for Downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto is now studying ways to update its downtown parking policies to better manage growing business and residential development. Recent growth in both the number of downtown workers and retail businesses have increased demand for vehicle parking. Some residents … 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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Transportation Questionnaire sent to San Mateo County Supervisor Candidates

Seven candidates are vying for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. The election will be held on Nov 6, 2012, with a primary election on June 5, 2012, which will reduce the field of … Continue reading

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