SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Guadalupe River Park extension

"As the largest city in Northern California, San José is making great
strides to become a world-class city — including creating an iconic
“Central Park” of San José. Running north from downtown San José,
Guadalupe River Park, 50 years in the making, will be a 250-acre urban
park running 2.6 miles along the Guadalupe riverbank in the heart of the
city. With Ken Kay of Ken Kay Associates, the landscape
architect for the project’s next phase of development, and Erika
of 1stACT Silicon Valley."


San Jose Proposes Better Bikeways East and West of Downtown

On August 6 and 13, San Jose Department of Transportation officials will present plans to improve traffic safety on ten streets that its Bike Plan 2020 identifies as key links in the city’s proposed 500-mile bikeway network. The improvements include new striping for both conventional and buffered bike lanes, bike detection for traffic signals, sharrows, sidewalks and […]

French Flair and Bullet Trains at Rail~Volution’s California Day

The Rail~Volution conference at the San Francisco Hyatt concluded yesterday with three hours of presentations and break-out meetings about California High-Speed Rail. The focus: how to build the communities we want around HSR stations in Los Angeles, San Jose and Fresno. An important part of that was to learn from the experts: the French designers […]