Responding to a series of deaths on regional roadways, Caltrans is launching a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) safety campaign simply called “look both ways.” The campaign is using PG-level graphics and commercials to remind road users to be aware of their surroundings when traveling. According to a Caltrans press release, “The campaign is targeting […]
After watching bike-share systems come online in Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Long Beach, in July it was Pasadena’s turn to launch its own bike-share system. Shortly after the launch, the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments (COG) earned a grant to expand bike-share to fourteen cities throughout the valley. Today, SGV Connect’s […]
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.