https://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/forum/paloaltoSVBC Palo Alto TeamThis is the email list for the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Palo Alto Team. Use it to discuss upcoming events and advocacy issues, as well as to ask questions of the Palo Alto bicycling community.Google GroupsEmma2017-01-17T18:43:57Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/uYEF5UJmlUs1/12 Meeting recapHi all, Thanks to all who attended our meeting last Thursday. We discussed: 1. VTA regional transit plan changes: Penny described why the Charleston-Arastradero bike/ped plan needs an overall mode shift away from cars in order to work. Removing bus lines does not help with thatEmma2017-01-14T00:36:53Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/UidJD2WcNxAPA Emergency Services on BikesFor those of you not at last night's Palo Alto Local Team meeting, please see attached for a presentation from a member on providing emergency services via bicycles. David is a volunteer with his neighborhood Emergency Preparedness group and hopes to get each neighborhood to have a volunteer onEmma2017-01-06T23:07:41Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/aW1qXQ89akoReminder: Palo Alto Local Team Thursday January 12Hello everyone! Hope you are back from the holidays and having a good 2017 so far. We have our next meeting Thursday, January 12 from 6-8 pm. The meeting will be at our usual spot: Palo Alto Pizza Company, 2450 Park Blvd, off California Ave. Come prepared to discuss potential action items forEmma2017-01-03T22:00:40Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/ZILg3utHxEIPA Accepting Applications for Transportation Funding Stakeholder Advisory Committee---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: City of Palo Alto <cityofp...@service.govdelivery.com> Date: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 at 6:38 AM Subject: City of Palo Alto Weekly Digest Bulletin To: em...@bikesiliconvalley.org [image: City of Palo Alto] Accepting Applications for TransportationDavid2016-12-16T01:08:04Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/cq4y3Nv3m3YFwd: Adobe Creek Undercrossing Closes for the WinterFYI Begin forwarded message: > From: "Nextdoor Barron Park" <re...@rs.email.nextdoor.com> > Subject: Adobe Creek Undercrossing Closes for the Winter > Date: December 15, 2016 11:23:49 AM PST > To: da...@evcl.com > Reply-To: reply+HA3TGOBTG44V64DSN5SHKY3UNFXW4X2QJ5JVIXZTHA2DONJVHAYQ====@Emma2016-12-15T17:58:09Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/ZmeJVu_K_AIQuick survey: protected bike lanesHey all, We're trying to get together an inventory of protected bike lanes in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. If you have one in your city, please let me know at em...@bikesiliconvalley.org and describe the city, street, length (in blocks or miles), and type (i.e. curb protection, parkingEmma2016-12-14T21:01:55Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/5_K6dNoROxoFwd: NEWS: Caltrain Proposes Service Changes to Accommodate Electrification ProjectIf you take Caltrain - read this fully. There will be temporary schedule changes starting next spring to accommodate construction and work on the Caltrain tracks for electrification. In the first few months of the new year, you have the opportunity to comment on these changes. See below forEmma2016-12-08T21:00:46Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/HKVgwKvowOAFwd: December E-News: What the Election Results Mean for Safe Routes to School, and MoreI spy two superstar Palo Alto members in this NATIONAL newsletter! Congratulations Penny and Kathy! ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Safe Routes to School National Partnership < in...@saferoutespartnership.org> Date: Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 8:04 AM Subject: December E-News: What theEmma2016-11-30T00:27:03Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/8SPglfOo9bwNext meeting: holiday potluck Dec. 8*SVBC Palo Alto Local Team: next meeting/holiday potluck * One of our members has generously volunteered her home for our next meeting and to hold a little holiday gathering to close out the year. Beverages will be provided, please bring a food item to share. *If you plan to attend, pleaseEmma2016-11-21T23:05:19Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/SXsDKcHM6UYRecap of 11/10 meetingThanks to those who attended our November 10th meeting. See below for a brief recap and a couple dates to be aware of, including our next meeting/holiday potluck! *Open House for Neighborhood Traffic Safety & Bicycle Boulevard Projects <http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=Emma2016-11-21T21:48:28Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/uL2Dx4fWTJYReminder: Caltrain bike parking survey by 11/23Just a reminder: if you haven't yet filled out this survey, please do so by *Wednesday, 11/23. *Whether you use a bike with Caltrain or not, it's very important to fill this out to understand what types of bike parking would be most attractive to you as a commuter. Please let Caltrain know whatEmma2016-11-10T00:47:10Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/niwYg5PlIL4Caltrain bike parking surveyTo all those who ride Caltrain with or without your bike, please fill out this online survey for Caltrain’s bike parking facilities here: www.caltrain.com/bikeparkingsurvey Survey is open until Wednesday, 11/23. The online survey contains questions about how you use (or would like to use)Rob2016-11-09T21:59:20Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/JfJRFIKecbIRE: [PALO ALTO] Middlefield Road - Hi from RobI believe we often visited while sharing CalTrain. If you worked for Epocrates or still do, I recall correctly. I am a 10+ year member of PABAC. Your insights as well as Elain’s are valuable. Our very able chair Robert Neff can add considerable leverage to improvements. We need good data andAmie Ashton2016-11-09T00:24:13Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/xlVcG2VWr7oMiddlefield RoadThis is a good one! I live at 236 Middlefield (between Hawthorne and Everett) and ride on Middlefield everyday - though often on the sidewalk (gasp). I ride/cross Middlefield to get to Willows Market, Burgess Park pool, Rinconada pool, mid-town PA, etc. Usually it is a "ride on the sidewalkTerry2016-11-08T19:37:09Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/Ig01ncQrE-cBol Park at night (Also Bay Trail)I commuted for 2 years through Bol Park daily at night (October - March). It was great and still use it frequently. I now commute on the Bay Trail daily at night which has no lighting. It is also great except for the skunks during mating season. The Bay Trail is better at night because itJamie Jarvis2016-11-07T22:23:34Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/IFv7Rh8sUAMCaltrain Bike Park SurveyCaltrain is conducting a bike parking survey through November 23. Info at http://www.caltrain.com/Page4583.aspx - JamieEmma2016-11-07T17:44:14Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/BPXhZKsNI7UReminder: Local Team meeting this Thursday 11/10Hi all, We have our monthly meeting this Thursday, 11/10 from 6-8 pm at Palo Alto Pizza Co. Rob may have some other thoughts on location of the meeting. Now that is is fully fall and it may be too cool to sit outside. Any agenda items people are itching to discuss? Thanks, Emma -- EmmaEmma2016-11-07T17:42:08Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/08L39wjiWuQFwd: Adobe Creek/US 101 Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing UpdateFYI ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Mello, Joshuah <Joshua...@cityofpaloalto.org> Date: Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 8:30 AM Subject: Adobe Creek/US 101 Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing Update To: "Mello, Joshuah" <Joshua...@cityofpaloalto.org> Dear Community Members, A conceptBay Area Cargo Bike Collective2016-10-24T22:01:39Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/VyeJU3LDUjkCargo Bike Festival, Nov. 6th 2016 for all bicyclist, cargo bike enthusiasts, urban planning geeks, cargo bike manufacture etc.Hi there, This year's Cargo Bike Festival will happen again at The San Jose Armory on 240 N 2nd St. in San Jose, CA. PLEASE help make this a fruitful, fun and colorful festival by SPREADing the word. If you need more info please go to www.cargobikecollective.com ( http://www.cargobikecollectivEmma2016-10-19T22:15:39Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/cEwt3lVE5lkFwd: Kings Mountain Road closure---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Joe Lo Coco <jlo...@smcgov.org> Date: Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 1:39 PM Subject: Kings Mountain Road closure To: Emma Shlaes <em...@bikesiliconvalley.org> Cc: Stephen Kraemer <skra...@smcgov.org> Emma, I wanted to give you a heads up that ourEmma2016-10-18T23:59:40Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/vCsXGNER0q8Recap: Palo Alto Local Team meeting 10/13Thanks for all those who attended! Next month's meeting: *Thursday, November 10 from 6-8 pm at Palo Alto Pizza Co. (suggestions for new location are welcome!).* *Reviewed Bike Palo Alto and Bike n Roll Expo* - 800 participants - 46% took downtown route compared to other two routes -Jamie Jarvis2016-10-16T20:32:21Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/T_nvCg4IDykOpportunity to Provide Bike/Ped InputSVBC Members - Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is currently conducting a study of the 22-mile portion of the I-280 corridor located in Santa Clara County. You can share what bike and pedestrian improvements you'd like to see along the I-280 corridor by completing the survey at http://28Emma2016-10-14T22:29:17Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/Z13EN6o3yQEFwd: [New post] Palo Alto City Council candidate questionnaire – transportation---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Green Caltrain <donot...@wordpress.com> Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 5:44 PM Subject: [New post] Palo Alto City Council candidate questionnaire – transportation To: em...@bikesiliconvalley.org alevin posted: "This year there is a hard-fought cityEmma2016-10-14T22:06:53Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/KD2pWRogXPUFwd: FW: Bay Trail Closure---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: CD-Jessica Manzi <jma...@redwoodcity.org> Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:50 PM Subject: FW: Bay Trail Closure To: "em...@bikesiliconvalley.org" <em...@bikesiliconvalley.org> Emma, If you could help spread the word about this Bay Trail closure,David2016-10-13T05:22:56Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/WfjbELvLqmQBike Palo Alto - highlight for 2016Hi All, Just thought I would send out this report as there are more people on this list than show up at meetings who might want to know how Bike Palo Alto did this year. We also had a volunteer appreciation party last Sunday to thank our volunteers and to get feed back about the event.Emma2016-10-10T18:38:57Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/APlTm8FYEjUReminder: SVBC Palo Alto Local Team meeting 10/13Hello all, We will meet this Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6-8 pm at Palo Alto Pizza Company. Agenda items: 1. 7th Annual Bike Palo Alto and Bike n Roll Expo recap 2. Bike share 3. Middlefield bikeways (see a member's comments below) 4. Other? Please let me know if you plan toEmma2016-10-07T16:42:48Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/b_mPc21vkSgFwd: Adobe Creek Bike/Pedestrian Crossing Stays Open, Weather Permitting---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Corrao, Christopher <Christoph...@cityofpaloalto.org> Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 5:08 PM Subject: re: Adobe Creek Bike/Pedestrian Crossing Stays Open, Weather Permitting To: Emma Shlaes <em...@bikesiliconvalley.org> Cc: PABAC <PA...@cityofpaloalto.oEmma2016-10-03T16:55:50Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/UtZo5WAp2L8Cycle Saturday in Los AltosOn the Second Saturday of every month, the City hosts “Cycle Saturday,” where residents and visitors are encouraged to come downtown utilizing alternative modes of transportation. The City provides free bike valet stations between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the following locations: Peet’sEmma2016-09-30T00:32:11Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/n3yWuA6SA_sFwd: New Event Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Project Meeting---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Menlo Park Public Meetings <no-r...@menlopark.org> Date: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:06 AM Subject: New Event Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Project Meeting To: em...@bikesiliconvalley.org View this in your browser <http://www.menlopark.org/CalenDavid2016-09-29T05:39:57Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/8uwg4aejU9YBike Palo Alto! and Bike & Roll Expo this SundayHi All, Here is a reminder about Bike Palo Alto happening this Sunday! Hope you can join us, David Bike Palo Alto Now in its 7th year, Bike Palo Alto begins at El Carmelo Elementary School (on Bryant at Loma Verde). Riders choose among three self-guided routes to get around ourEmma2016-09-27T20:45:35Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/z_MH_gsYHSwBay Trail @ San Francisquito Creek closedDue to construction for San Francisquito Creek Flood Protection Project: SF Bay to Highway 101, certain portions of the San Francisquito Creek levee trails will be closed starting on Thursday, September 22 and is expected to last for approximately four weeks. More information here and a mapEmma2016-09-20T16:43:12Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/lgk126xltwsPA Embarcadero/El Camino SuccessLast night, Palo Alto Council voted for its first protected bike intersection!!! In addition, Council listened to your letters and approved a hybrid design for Embarcadero, per Mayor Burt's suggestion: Alternative 1 west of Alma (protected intersection and one-way cycle track on each side), andDavid2016-09-20T01:20:24Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/znSdlCIxSAwBike Palo Alto! and Bike & Roll Expo Oct. 2ndBike Palo Alto Now in its 7th year, Bike Palo Alto begins at El Carmelo Elementary School (on Bryant at Loma Verde). Riders choose among three self-guided routes to get around our bike-friendly community, highlighting bike bridges, underpasses and alternatives to busier roads. Each routeEmma2016-09-16T20:49:42Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/kuI1RDqPZdAFwd: Volunteer opportunities: Measure B for less crowded Caltrain, BART-SJ, safer walking and bikingHello team members! Please see the forwarded request for volunteers from Adina Levin of Friends of Caltrain. As I think you all know, SVBC is supporting Measure B <https://bikesiliconvalley.org/2016/09/measure-b-complete-streets/>, the proposed transportation-project-funding sales tax measureEmma2016-09-16T19:56:20Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/scQfPf7Nlq4Palo Alto Local Team recap 9/13Hi all, Thanks for all who attended on Tuesday night. Our next meeting is *Thursday, October 13 from 6-8 pm at Palo Alto Pizza Co. * *Embarcadero/El Camino designs: *If you haven't already, please send a custom letter to City Council urging them to select Alternative 1 for bikeways alongElaine Uang2016-09-15T18:04:04Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/E8kXe9fNaL4TODAY - Chamber of Commerce Candidates ForumHi Everyone, As we discussed on Tuesday, this year's Palo Alto City Council election will be pretty important for the future of bike infrastructure in PA. Today, Sept 15 from 4-6p the Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first City Council Candidates Forum at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave, PA, CA).Emma2016-09-13T19:37:29Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/pw_oyD0bahsReminder: Palo Alto Local Team tonightTuesday, Sept. 13 from 6-8 pm at Palo Alto Pizza Co. Agenda: - Embarcadero / El Camino plans to Council on Sept 19. - Bike Palo Alto 10/2 - mobility expo - PA Council questionnaires? - bike share - other?Emma2016-08-30T20:57:45Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/EQr8FPcRoMMSept. Palo Alto Local Team moved to Tues. 9/13Hi all, It seems like most of you prefer Tuesday, Sept. 13 to reschedule our monthly meeting. I'm sorry to those for whom this time doesn't work. So, NO MEETING ON Thursday, Sept. 8. *Tuesday, Sept. 13 * *6-8 pm* *Palo Alto Pizza Company (unless someone has a better suggestion)* Some topics:Shannon McEntee2016-08-23T17:08:45Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/M6c_iE7h31ERe: [PALO ALTO] Digest for palo...@bikesiliconvalley.org - 4 updates in 1 topicI can attend 9/15. Thx. Shannon Rose McEntee > On Aug 22, 2016, at 10:31 PM, palo...@bikesiliconvalley.org wrote: > > > palo...@bikesiliconvalley.org Google Groups > Topic digest > View all topics > Reschedule Sept. PA Local Team meeting - 4 Updates > ReschedulEmma2016-08-22T23:40:37Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/6JjUwBgYwCkReschedule Sept. PA Local Team meetingHey folks, I'm sorry to do this, but I'll be out of town the week of our normal meeting. I'm going to propose two dates and please respond whether you can attend either of them. Thanks! Tuesday, 9/13 6-8 pm Thursday, 9/15 6-8 pm -- Emma Shlaes Policy Manager Silicon Valley BicycleEmma2016-08-16T16:45:49Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/jrZ3JpvgLWIFwd: FW: Trail Closure/Tree Removal Along San Francisquito Creek---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Mello, Joshuah <Joshua...@cityofpaloalto.org> Date: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 9:02 AM Subject: FW: Trail Closure/Tree Removal Along San Francisquito Creek To: "Mello, Joshuah" <Joshua...@cityofpaloalto.org> Please share far and wide. Regards,Emma2016-08-04T20:08:18Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/yvuftozjNDAAug. 11 Palo Alto Local TeamHi all, Thursday, August 11 is the 6th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit <https://bikesiliconvalley.org/summit/>. I encourage you all to attend! Josh Mello will be speaking in the afternoon about pop-up bike projects and bike share. Your own Elaine Uang will be moderating that session. And theEmma2016-07-20T00:31:59Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/Tu_4yZOC1sM7/14 Meeting recap7/14: David Coale, Rob Robinson, Chris Dembia, Kathy Durham, Amie Ashton, Jamie Jarvis, Adrian Fine, Robert Neff, Jane Rothstein Staff: Emma Shlaes - Bike Palo Alto <https://bikepaloalto.org/> - looking for volunteers - Steering committee - day-of activitiesDavid2016-07-15T18:28:14Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/cwM8mzOqLUsBike Palo AltoHi All, Here is the link to the Bike Palo Alto web site for you to find out more about the event: https://bikepaloalto.org/ We will be updating the site soon but it does have the correct dates for this year. Please let me know if you any comments on this. Thanks, DavidEmma2016-07-13T21:31:34Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/gKy7nmee55oSilicon Valley Bike SummitHey Palo Alto folks! We are one month away from the Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit <https://bikesiliconvalley.org/summit/>, and wanted to make sure you received an invite to register and attend. This is your chance to join the region's active transportation leaders from government, lawEmma2016-07-07T18:21:35Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/LQMTWh3Vqu8Reminder: Palo Alto Local Team and meeting time change PLS RESPONDHI all, Next week is our regular meeting: Thursday, July 14 from 6-8 pm at Fire, Oak, and Barley on California Avenue. Please let me know if you plan to attend and what topics we should address. I now have a regular conflict each month with this meeting time. Please fill out this poll to letRobert Neff2016-06-20T06:50:25Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/kVryXJu_jMwMonday Evening: Support paths and connections at PA City CouncilDear Friends, Please come to City Council Monday night, June 21, to support bicycle and pedestrian paths along Matadero Creek. This is item 18 on the agenda, and tentatively scheduled for 6:50 pm in council chambers. I hope you can either send a message in support of this to city.c...@cityofpRobert Neff2016-05-31T05:05:23Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/9tNL6eg1d28VTA Bike Plan update mapping toolFor the update to the county wide bike plan, VTA has an online mapping tool: "WELCOME TO VTA'S ONLINE MAPPING TOOL FOR THE SANTA CLARA COUNTYWIDE BICYCLE PLAN. THE GOAL: Better Biking in Santa Clara County on a safe, comfortable, convenient, connected network of Cross County Bike Corridors.Colin2016-05-27T17:00:27Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/jJudZvgJe7MHelp pass Complete Streets requirements in Envision transportation taxHello Team members! The VTA Board of Directors is in the final stages of considering a transportation measure for the November ballot. They will vote on whether or not to put the proposed tax on the ballot during the June 2 Board Meeting. *I need a few good advocates to join me and show theEmma2016-05-26T22:51:02Zhttps://groups.google.com/a/bikesiliconvalley.org/d/topic/paloalto/J1I_hyGAL60June 9 Meeting Cancelled and Bike Palo Alto InviteHello Palo Alto Local Team, Our regularly scheduled meeting June 9 will be cancelled. I will be out of town and there is also another important meeting that night for Bike Palo Alto. See below for a more detailed invitation to join the organizers of this annual event. They need your help!