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Content having to do with SantaCruz/Alameda Corridor

March 20, 2018

This page introduces several quick, low cost actions that can significantly improve safety and provide for calmer traffic flow.  These are listed here and detailed below.

January 1, 2018

Our community's SAFE Committee members and the County met the first time on Monday, September 25th to establish a new County/City/Community Task Force for improving safety in our Santa Cruz/Alameda de las Pulgas corridor -- From Sand Hill Road to Avy Ave.

November 16, 2017

Consultants to San Mateo County have created a proposal one strech of the Santa Cruz/Alameda Corridor.   This proposal does not address the northern segment of Santa Cruz Ave above the "Y".

For that southern most section of Santa Cruz Ave (South of Y), this proposal has several changes:

November 16, 2017

Consultants to San Mateo County have created a proposal one strech of the Santa Cruz/Alameda Corridor.   This proposal does not address the northern segment of Santa Cruz Ave above the "Y".

For that southern most section of Santa Cruz Ave (South of Y), this proposal has several changes:

November 3, 2017
We had asked our local community to weigh in on biking in our area, and whether improvements on Santa Cruz and Alameda for biking would change biking habits.
October 17, 2017

 

UPDATE:  Oct 31st --  Board of Supervisors - 2nd Reading of Resolution - PASSED

October 6, 2017

Our West Menlo Park community newsletter has a focus on the Santa Cruz/Alameda Safety corridor but includes information that everyone in the general area may find of interest. This particular edition is the 1st newsletter for the Fall of 2017. Our community and San Mateo County and Menlo Park are included in a Santa Cruz/Alameda Task Force for which our many safety issues are the focus.

October 4, 2017

What is a Sharrow?

Sharrows are used to guide motorists and cyclists when there is no bike lanes on a roadway.  They are a reminder to drivers and bicyclists to share the traffic lane and to do that with respect and safety in mind.

September 4, 2017

This is an InMenlo article about our Communty's efforts to improve safety in our West Menlo nieghborhood.  “Gathering the issues together gives us a collective voice, we don’t want the county to do another safety analysis. Instead we’re driving for an engineering assessment. We realize there are a lot of considerations, for example, implications for the fire department and parking.”

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