By Dan Lieberman, @LiebermanTweets
101 Broadway/Interchange Funding: The 101/Broadway Interchange Reconstruction Project is a $91 million joint effort between the San Mateo County Transportation Authority, Caltrans, and the City of Burlingame to improve and modernize one of the oldest highway interchanges in San Mateo County. Construction of the project began in late 2014, and since then costs have exceeded the initial project budget, with an additional $5.5 million needed for right of way, utility relocation, and additional construction management and design support, and an additional $2 million to fund a required follow-up landscape construction contract. At their meeting on February 2nd, the TA Board of Directors approved the $7.5 million to come from Measure A funds to complete the project.
Last Minute Valentine’s Date: It’s happened again. Valentine’s Day is a week away, you’re out of ideas, and you’re panicking. Thankfully, there’s the Valentine’s Day Tour in San Francisco. Easily accessible from the San Francisco Caltrain Station, just hop on Muni’s 30-Stockton and you’ll be in North Beach in 25 minutes, ready to take a lovely walking tour, and sample chocolate, coffee, pizza, Italian deli meats, and pastries from an array of restaurants and eateries. Buon appetito!
VTA Network Design Meeting: The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is seeking community input on three network design concepts and priorities for the design. The next meeting will be held Monday, February 6 at 6 p.m. at the Adobe Building at 157 Moffett Blvd. in Mountain View. Take a ride to the Mountain View Caltrain Station, and it’s just a quick walk to see what they have to offer as far as look, feel and function for the future of the VTA.