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Surprising Advice for Peninsula Planners

This article provides a summary of the "El Camino Real: Can planners take the high road?" article, listed below.  Follow the link below to read this summary.

http://www.planetizen.com/node/50812

Bike and Car Sharing Programs Coming to Peninsula

Funding for new bicycle and car sharing programs in the Peninsula was just approved.  The bicycle program will put 100 bike kiosks along the Peninsula, providing over 1,000 bikes to the public.  The car share program will provide carpool and vanpool opportunities, including electric and hybrid rideshare cars for public use at the Redwood City Caltrain Station and two other pending locations.  Follow the link below to read this recent article.

http://menlopark.patch.com/articles/bike-and-car-share-programs-coming-to-peninsula

South San Francisco seeks to revitalize southern El Camino Real

Follow the link below to read a recent article about South San Francisco's El Camino Real/Chestnut Avenue Area Plan. The El Camino Real/Chestnut Area Plan envisions a new neighborhood of up to 4,400 residents housed in low- to high-rise buildings, with a range of commercial uses; walking access to everyday amenities; new civic uses, potentially including a new City Library; and parks, plazas, and gathering spaces for the entire South San Francisco community.

http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_18538779?nclick_check=1

Release of Caltrans Proposed Highway Design Manual Changes

The California Highway Design Manual draft revisions for complete streets are now available for review and comment. The Division of Design, working with staff and others, has prepared proposed revisions to the Highway Design Manual (HDM) to address the Department's policy on Complete Streets - Integrating the Transportation System, DD-64 R-1.  Comments are due by July 8, 2011.

The full document as well as a summary of the proposed changes can be found at the link below.

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/oppd/Draft-HDM-Complete-St/.

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