Mountain View is asking residents to propose improvements at major intersections after at least a half-dozen fatalities since 2011 prompted widespread community calls for change.
Census data shows the national average for commuting is a reasonable 25.5 minutes. But that’s not the case for all. As changing technologies shift the working world, what’s happening to the daily commute?
When a developer applied to build five houses on Valota Street, a group of residents saw it as an opportunity to call for a change.
In a region where roads are regularly crammed with cars, Mountain View officials say that making their city bike-friendlier is a top priority.
With 700 bicycles at stations spread from San Francisco to San Jose, a new program aims to prove that bike sharing can be popular in the suburbs as well as on city streets.
Residents of eastern Half Moon Bay are struggling with safely navigating chores on foot on their side of California’s major coastal artery, without a nearby traffic signal, sidewalks or pedestrian paths.
The city of San Jose installed eight miles of extra-wide bike lanes on downtown streets last summer. Nearly half a year later, some downtown residents complain that sidewalk bicycling is still a problem.
San Jose may build a 400,000-square-foot shopping center on an empty lot just northeast of where Route 85 and the Almaden Expressway intersect. Nearby neighborhoods fear increased noise and traffic.
San Mateo County’s planning commission hearing drew more than 250 residents supporting or protesting a possible 300,000-square-foot office and wellness center near the famous surf mecca Mavericks.