Transportation

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Traffic? Potholes? Bike Paths? Tell us your transportation funding priorities.

Join a Get Us Moving San Mateo County Town Hall at the Menlo Park Senior Center, 110 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, to tell us what you think are the County’s critical transportation needs.

Get Us Moving is a diverse coalition of regional leaders, transportation experts, employers of all sizes, nonprofit groups and volunteer community members that have come to together to find a solution to San Mateo County’s complex transportation issues. We know that solving this problem must be a community-driven process and we want to hear from you. We need your help to prioritize and develop a plan that gets San Mateo County moving.

For more detailed information about Get Us Moving San Mateo County, check out the Facebook page.

Originally appeared on Menlo Park Updates; used with permission

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Bike safety week at Hillview Middle School kicks off with support from Parents for Safe Routes and MPPD

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Hillview Middle School is partnering with Parents for Safe Routes and the Menlo Park Police Department this week on bike safety. HAWK TV is running a series of safety tips/reminders all week — wear your helmet, no earbuds while riding, ride with traffic, etc. To kick the week off, Parents for Safe Routes targeted a […]

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Caltrans hosting Bicycle Plan Workshop in Menlo Park on Nov. 14

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Caltrans and Alta Planning + Design are hosting a community workshop to discuss proposed priority bicycle improvements on state routes for the Bay Area. Share your ideas on local priorities for: – 280/Sand Hill Road – El Camino Real – Willow Road from US 101 to Bayfront Expressway – Bayfront Expressway – Marsh Road/US 101 […]

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Atherton focuses on Middlefield Road bicycle lane improvement project

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The Town of Atherton’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan outlines priorities for bicycle and pedestrian improvements throughout the town over the next 10 to 15 years. The Middlefield Road Class II Bicycle Lanes is the major project for Fiscal Year 2017/18 with an estimated cost of $850,000. The focus of the project is the installation/improvement […]

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Learn about Menlo Park’s Transportation Master Plan online and at upcoming events

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The City of Menlo Park is beginning to develop its first Transportation Master Plan. One of the first efforts is rolling out the Online Open House. Visit the Online Open House to learn more about the project and to provide input about how the City should prioritize transportation improvements. The Online Open House and survey […]

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Two community volunteers needed for Transportation committee

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The City of Menlo Park is looking for two community volunteers to serve on the Transportation Master Plan Oversight and Outreach Committee. The 11-member, City Council appointed Committee will provide advisory input and recommendations to the project team regarding the outreach process and draft Master Plan materials and submittals . The committee members will also […]

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San Mateo Bike Bridge proves to be a busy spot on Bike to Work Day in Menlo Park

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Folks biking to work by crossing San Francisquito Creek via the bike bridge in Menlo Park were greeted this morning by volunteers staffing an Energizer station, one that’s been in that location every year of the annual event celebrating pedal power. It’s a popular spot noted for smiling volunteers who hand out bananas and  treat bags. The woman pictured […]

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Energizer stations will sprout up all over Menlo Park on Bike to Work Day May 11

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On Thursday May 11, 2017 tens of thousands of regular and first-time Bay Area residents will bike to work for the 23rd Annual Bike to Work Day, part of National Bike Month. The more than half dozen Energizer station in Menlo Park will give people on bikes a chance to stop and get a snack, […]

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Erin Cooke works to implement SFO’s sustainability goals

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Menlo Park resident Erin Cooke doesn’t just talk the talk, she walks the walk. Or more accurately, she bikes to Caltrain, hops off at Millbrae and bikes to her job at SFO as the airport’s Sustainability Director. In that capacity she’s overseeing what she calls the airport’s “moon shot,” work to translate the Airport’s Five-Year Strategic Plan […]

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Community invited to hear proposed bike-pedestrian crossing at new Middle Plaza on May 4

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There will be a community meeting on Thursday, May 4, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm to discuss a proposed pedestrian and bike crossing either under or other the Caltrain tracks as part of Stanford’s Middle Plaza development. The meeting will take place at Menlo Church Social Hall at 700B Chestnut St. in downtown Menlo. The […]

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2017 Communter Challenge runs from April 1 to May 31

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Between April 1st and May 31st, people who join the the 2017 Commuter Challenge and commute to, from or through San Mateo County using a transportation mode other than driving solo in a car will be eligible to win weekly prizes and one of five grand prizes. Organized by Commute.org, the goal of the challenge is to […]

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