Tag Archives: Santa Clara

San Tomas Aquino Trail mowing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District began mowing along the lower reaches of the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail in Santa Clara, California last Thursday. Portions of the trail may be subject to closing during mowing. If you see a tractor on the trail with a big side-mounted mower and the trail is still open, read more »

Santa Clara Valley Water postpones trail work for Bike To Work Day

The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and the city of Santa Clara BPAC contacted the Santa Clara Valley Water District as soon as they heard about the scheduled trail maintenance that would close the San Tomas Aquino Trail on Bike to Work Day next week. Valley Water agreed to postpone their work to another date. I read more »

Water district schedules trail closure for Bike to Work Day

Update: Santa Clara Valley Water agrees to postpone trail work. San Tomas Aquino will remain open for Bike to Work Day. We love the Santa Clara Valley Water District and their willingness to open up their right-of-way for non-motorized travel. They can occasionally be a little bit tone-deaf, unfortunately. Take, for example, this notice of read more »

Santa Clara Tasman Drive road diet threatened

Tuesday night, the city of Santa Clara city council will consider a proposed lane reduction / road diet project for Tasman Drive between Lick Mill Boulevard and Old Ironsides Drive. The proposed project will reduce Tasman from the current six lanes down to four general purpose lanes, replacing the outside lanes with buffered bike lanes. read more »

Levi’s Stadium bike access pilot continues

The city of Santa Clara pilot to allow some cyclists access on the San Tomas Aquino Trail to Levi’s Stadium continues this Sunday, November 2 for the San Francisco 49ers game with the St. Louis Rams.

Santa Clara Levi’s Stadium bicycle plan

The city of Santa Clara Stadium Authority, which manages the new 49ers stadium, published a draft Transportation Management and Operations Plan some time ago. I hear there’s a final plan available now, but I haven’t been able to find it. In any case, I’m told the bike plan part of the TMOP remains unchanged from read more »