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  1. City of San Mateo to Host Public Meetings on Controversial 101 Interchange ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 |

    The City of San Mateo will host a pair of community meetings next week in San Mateo and Burlingame over the proposed 101/Peninsula Avenue Interchange project. The project is a familiar type: it would relocate the US 101 southbound on-ramps and off-ramps from East Poplar Avenue to Peninsula Avenue, to eliminate the partial interchange and create a single, full-access interchange at Peninsula and Airport Boulevard.


  2. Next Week Is Bike to Work and Bike to School Day in San Mateo, Santa Clara CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 |

    Monday starts Bike Week in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. And Thursday, May 11, the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition brags that "tens of thousands of regular and first-time Bay Area residents will bike to work for the 23rd Annual Bike to Work Day."


  3. Bike/Ped Bridge Over 101 In East Palo Alto Could Begin Construction This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 |

    Before: Walking across Highway 101 in East Palo Alto requires crossing wide six-lane intersections, and using a narrow sidewalk on University Avenue's north side . Photo: Andrew Boone Despite a handful of small setbacks, East Palo Alto's dream of providing a safe crossing over the 101 Freeway for people riding bicycles and people walking is nearly a reality.


  4. San Mateo Rallies to Rescue Caltrain ElectrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 |

    The agency announced on Monday that it had negotiated a three-month extension with the contractors responsible for the rail line's electrification project. That gives time for Caltrain and the Peninsula to lobby the federal government for a critical $647 million grant.


  5. San Mateo's Highway 101/92 Interchange Eyed for ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 |

    Another set of ramps even higher than the Highway 101/92 interchange's existing flyover is among the potential traffic expansions under consideration. Photo: Google Maps San Mateo County's transportation agencies are forging ahead with environmental studies of new lanes, ramps, and overpasses to add to the already massive interchange at Highways 101 and 92 in the city of San Mateo.


  6. Palo Alto to Add Smart Bikes to Bike Share SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 |

    Palo Alto plans to replace these Bay Area Bike Share bikes with 350 new SoBi "smart bikes" in June 2017. Photo: Andrew Boone On Tuesday evening, the Palo Alto City Council directed staff to continue contract negotiations for replacing the city's existing 35 bike-share bikes with 350 new SoBi "smart bikes" .


  7. San Mateo County Drafts Business As Usual Transportation PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 |

    C/CAG wants widening "improvements," such as this one proposed for Woodside Road near downtown Redwood City, eligible for funding through Plan Bay Area 2040. Image: Caltrans City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County officials unveiled a draft update of the agency's Countywide Transportation Plan [ PDF ], the first since 2001 , at three community meetings last week.


  8. This Week: Fossil-Free Bay Area, High-speed Rail, Prop. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 |

    Monday Today! Fossil-Free Bay Area . California has the most ambitious climate policy framework in the world, and the Bay Area has the resources, political temperament and innovative spirit to demonstrate how to work toward eliminating fossil fuel use.


  9. This Week: Measure DD, Taraval Boarding Islands, SoMa Protected Bike LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 |

    Monday Tonight! Oakland Measure DD Coalition Meeting: Lake Merritt/Bay Trail projects . The Measure DD Community Coalition was formed to establish an ongoing dialogue between the City of Oakland and interested members of the community on how the bond measure will be implemented.


  10. Brisbane Baylands Mega Development Plans for Mega Car TrafficRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2016 |

    Both of the proposed designs of an 8-lane Geneva Avenue extension include pedestrian-hostile crossing distances of 120 feet at intersections. Image: City of Brisbane As the City of Brisbane agonizes over how little housing to include in a new mixed-use mega development to be built around a relocated Bayshore Caltrain Station, proposals to sink over $300 million into a new 12-lane Highway 101 interchange and an eight-lane extension of Geneva Avenue remain uncontroversial.


  11. Budget Busting Interchange Expansions on Track Despite State Funding CutsRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 |

    An expanded partial cloverleaf interchange at El Camino Real and Highway 92 will allow more car traffic during rush hours compared to today's full cloverleaf Image: Caltrans Desperate to keep expanding San Mateo County's highways for more auto traffic, the Transportation Authority 's Board of Directors voted last week to advance $16.3 million in local highway funds to avoid delaying the construction of two major interchange reconstruction projects. County highway planners were counting on this year's State Transportation Improvement Program to contribute $10.4 million to rebuild the Willow Road and Highway 101 interchange, and $5.9 million to rebuild the El Camino Real and Highway 92 interchange.


  12. Will California Legislature Make it Legal to Roll through Red Lights?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 |

    No, this is not about a bill to allow bicyclists to treat stop signs as yield signs, sorry. This is about a bill that supposedly set out to lower fines for cars that turn right on red without stopping.


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