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Tips for public transit

I was spaced out after a long day of work last night, sitting on the train and staring out the window. A vague click of “that’s strange” popped in my mind as we passed an Amtrak Capitol Corridor stopped on the tracks south of Santa Clara. I woke up a little when I saw the read more »

New California environmental regs will (hopefully) boost active transportation

Changes to the transportation analysis guidelines specified in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) should ease approval of infill and urban development, but may result in challenges for local governments that depend on Level of Service mitigation requirements to fund their road infrastructure projects. TL;DR Summary Under current California environmental law, if a project creates read more »

San Jose Lincoln Avenue road diet pilot extension on agenda for WEDNESDAY

San Jose Council Member Pierluigi Oliviero added discussion to extend the Lincoln Avenue road diet in Willow Glen on the agenda for the Rules and Open Government Committee, which meets this Wednesday afternoon at 2 PM. Members of the public are invited to comment, and I’m told those opposed to the road diet will make read more »

Santa Cruz County commuters and a fare hike

    What will a 42% transit fare increase do to Highway 17 traffic? AirSage recently released this report showing nationwide county-to-county commute patterns. Of the roughly 200,000 commuters in Santa Cruz County, 13,000 of us cross the Santa Cruz Mountains into Santa Clara County.

San Jose bike train ride report

A group of five avid bike commuters had a great time launching San Jose Bike Train this morning.

San Mateo County health seeks proposals to promote cycling

San Mateo County Health System is the public health agency for San Mateo County on the San Francisco Peninsula. They’ve published a call for proposals to train health system employees on the use of non-car transportation to agency work locations in San Mateo and will pay up to $10,000 for a contractor who can complete read more »