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  1. Today in Palo Alto, and July 19 in Redwood City: Caltrain / 101 Corridor Vision ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Green Caltrain

    Meanwhile, a project to reduce congestion on 101 with managed lanes is in the planning process - but the project team seems savvier about designing high-occupancy lanes than about helping commuters have transit and carpool choices to use the lanes to avoid solo driving. In Palo Alto tonight, Wednesday June 28, and in Redwood City on July 19, come learn about a vision to ease the commute pain and ask a panel of experts how our region can overcome obstacles to achieve solutions along Caltrain/101.


  2. Palo Alto considers funding traffic reduction with parking feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Green Caltrain

    On Tuesday night at a meeting starting at 5pm, Palo Alto Council is considering a budget that increases the cost of employee parking permits to a level that is more competitive with nearby cities, but still much less than the cost of common transit passes. The parking increases would fund the Transportation Management Association 's programs to help downtown workers commute without driving, lowering parking demand and traffic.


  3. This week in RWC: second open house for SMC 101 managed lanes, ECR...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    In Redwood City tonight , Caltrans is hosting the second of two community open house meetings on the project intended to streamline 101 commutes. The meeting is at 6:30pm at Redwood City City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road.


  4. San Mateo County reduces tradeoff between affordable housing and paratransitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    Thanks to persistent efforts from supporters of affordable housing and transit, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors increased funding for affordable housing from Measure K sales tax, while reducing and postponing cuts to its contribution to SamTrans paratransit service. After an initial proposal of $15 million annually, the amount of funding dedicated to below market rate housing was increased to $22.5 million next fiscal year and $21.25 million the following year.


  5. San Mateo County rethinks funding affordable housing by cutting transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    Yesterday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors withdrew the proposal to increase funding for affordable housing by cutting funding for SamTrans paratransit. Instead, the board decided to return in May for more discussions about affordable housing allocations after a thoughtful discussion about budget options.


  6. San Mateo County proposes to increase affordable housing $ by cutting ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    In response to the urging of housing advocates to increase funding for affordable housing from the recently extended Measure K sales tax, San Mateo County proposes to eliminate funding for SamTrans paratransit service, which was allocated in the summer of 2013 when the tax was first passed. According to the staff report , other expenses proposed to be reduced or deferred include a fund for miscellaneous local programs at the discretion of county supervisors, a program for at-risk youth, and disaster-recovery efforts for the county's IT systems.


  7. Tuesday: Palo Alto City Council to consider paid parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    On Tuesday evening, Palo Alto City Council will be considering paid parking for the downtown , replacing the color zone system dating back to the 1990s; and considering a new parking garage downtown. The garage item is first up at 7:05, and the parking management is up at 8:30.


  8. Redwood City tonight: City finds downtown dwellers generate less car traffic than fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    On Monday at a meeting starting at 7pm , Redwood City City Council will be hearing an appeal by opponents of a housing/retail development at 1409 El Camino Real, in the downtown area at Diller and Franklin, less than a 10 minute walk from the Caltrain station. The proposed building includes 350 apartments, of which 315 will be market rate and 35 below market rate at the low income level.


  9. Caltrain/101 Corridor Vision - Share your thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    On March 1, community members gathered in San Mateo's library to learn about an eye-opening vision of potential dramatic mobility improvements for the Caltrain/101 Corridor. People who attended got to share their opinions about potential commute improvements - if you weren't able to attend, but use Highway 101 and or Caltrain, please share your thoughts here Ratna Amin of SPUR talked about a vision of seeing the corridor with all kinds of travel working together to move many more people.


  10. Stanford/Palo Alto, Mountain View, Redwood City - This week in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    Tonight in Palo Alto, Tuesday in Mountain View, and Wednesday in Redwood City, city council members and community members will be discussing several opportunities for more sustainable transportation and transit-oriented development on the Peninsula corridor. Tonight February 27 slated to start at 6:45pm , Palo Alto, City Council is reviewing an update to the Stanford General Use Permit.


  11. Redwood City: This Weds & Next, ECR plan considering small biz, bike lanes; plus downtown updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Green Caltrain

    Redwood City is holding two meetings over the next two weeks regarding the El Camino Real Corridor Plan. At earlier meetings, many community members wanted to see a more pleasant, safe walking environment and bike lanes - if you're interested in the transportation topics, especially consider next week Wednesday.


  12. Wednesday: Redwood City El Camino Real Corridor PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Green Caltrain

    How can Redwood City make El Camino Real a friendlier place, with more walking, bicycling, and transit use, a better connection to the downtown and transit center, with more affordable housing, and economic success including for current businesses? The City is hosting a community forum on Wednesday, November 16 at 7pm, at City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road. Come if you can, and feel free to share reports in blog comments, or to us at [email protected] Some learnings from earlier meetings.


  13. Dumbarton study options includes better buses, managed lanes,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Green Caltrain

    Samtrans' Dumbarton study is looking in the short term at improvements to bus service and a bike/pedestrian trail, and in the longer term, managed lanes and BRT or rail options, according to a short report at the SamTrans board meeting this past week. More detail will be presented at two upcoming meetings this week in Newark and Redwood City.


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