Category Archives: Bicycling

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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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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Sunnyvale passes cyclist anti-harassment ordinance

The Sunnyvale City Council voted to approve the cyclist anti-harassment ordinance on Tuesday July 17, on a 6:1 vote, with Davis dissenting. The ordinance, based on a measure passed last year in Los Angeles, enables a cyclist to file a … Continue reading

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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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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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