Welcome to the first episode of SGV Connect, the podcast formerly known as #DamienTalksSGV, covering the issues, places, people and events that impact mobility in the San Gabriel Valley. In this week’s episode, Damien Newton interviews Habib Balian, the CEO of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority. Following a successful meeting earlier this week for […]
The City of San Mateo will host a pair of community meetings next week in San Mateo and Burlingame over the proposed 101/Peninsula Avenue Interchange project which would relocate on-ramps and off-ramps to eliminate the partial interchange and create a single, full-access interchange at Peninsula and Airport Boulevard.
There’s a truism among advocates for making streets safer for all users: Before an area can walk the walk, they will spend a couple of years talking the talk. That means that before cities and counties and communities begin building the bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure to calm traffic and make streets safe, there will be […]
There will be many news stories generated by the announcement of the details of President Donald Trump's proposed budget next month. In advance of the announcement, the campaign to preserve funding for the electrification of Caltrain, is working with advocates around the state and country to preserve a nearly $650 million grant agreement scuttled by the Trump Administration in February.
To call the 626, the San Gabriel Valley's mammoth open streets event, a success would be an understatement. Even with the rain, the event attracted roughly 100,000 participants. They biked, jogged, walked, or rolled the seventeen miles of car-free streets along a route that was roughly parallel to the Gold Line Foothill Extension that opened last year.