Belmont: Ralston Avenue traffic forum

From SVBC:

The Public Works Department is holding a community forum to discuss traffic concerns and operations along Ralston Ave. No one knows conditions on roads and in neighborhoods better than the people who live with those conditions every day. If there are problems, your comments will help us identify them, and deal with them quickly.

As part of budget year 2013 the City Council approved as a Council priority the RALSTON CORRIDOR STUDY AND IMPROVEMENTS initiative. The intent of this project is to conduct a comprehensive corridor study to identify the general levels of traffic operations, and to determine the level of service for major intersections and traffic signals. The study also reviews traffic safety issues, and the adequacy of transit and non-motorized transportation modes in the corridor to optimize its use for pedestrians, bicycles and vehicles (Share the Roads Policy), and to recommend operational and capital improvements to mitigate traffic-related issues.

We intend to share some operational information, answer your questions, and collect your comments and feedback about traffic, bikes and pedestrian uses of this main roadway in our city.

This community forum will take place at the Parking and Traffic Safety Committee meeting, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 2, 2012, at 9:30 AM, on the 2nd floor, EOC Room of the Belmont City Hall located at One Twin Pines Lane. If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to share your concerns, please give us a call at (650) 595-7425 or send an email at


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