Tag Archives: Caltrans

Santa Cruz cyclists oppose rumble strips

Several dozen people — mostly cyclists — showed up at a Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission Meeting bicycle advisory committee workshop on rumble strips. Most spoke out strongly against the Caltrans proposal to mill rumble strips into the centerline and along the shoulders of 10 miles of Highway 1 north of Santa Cruz to read more »

Peninsula transportation consternation

Happy Friday, everybody. A flock of seagulls supposedly knocked out power in San Mateo County this morning. Highway 101 on the Peninsula was closed near Highway 92 during the lunch hour so PG&E could repair the damaged power lines, sending lunchtime freeway traffic onto local streets. And so I ran. I ran so far away.

Caltrans adopts Complete Streets action plan

Caltrans Director Randell Iwasaki approved a Complete Streets Action Plan on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, directing state transportation agency employees to “view all transportation improvements as opportunities to improve safety, access, and mobility for all travelers in Calfornia and recognizes bicycle, pedestrian, and transit modes as integral elements of the transportation system.”