January 18, 2016
Notes from Cupertino Bike/Ped Commission Meeting
Commission attendees: Stillman, Heller, Ayer, Jones, Lin, Lindskog
Visitors: Craig Hofstetter, Jerry Tallinger, Larry Dean, Anne Ng, Michelle Hocker
- Walk-Bike Cupertino (Dean) reported:
- Discussions are ongoing with CUSD about embedding bicycle safety training in the CUSD curriculum;
- WBC members in the Mira Vista/Scenic neighborhood have been contacted to aid the city in developing signage and routes through Blackberry Farms to the Tri-schools area;
- Reported that the Oaks development owners are going before the city council on Feb 2 and have asked for support from the bike community in regards to the development’s bike/ped friendly features;
- Suggested that the Walk One Week program be evaluated and engineered to be conducted monthly, rather than annually and become a part of the CUSD program, rather than city-led.
- Pete Heller distributed a draft Statement for Written Communication detailing assumptions and the philosophy behind the Bike Plan 16. The draft can be viewed at http://tinyurl.com/z4b69qb and will be an agenda item for the Feb 17th BP meeting.
- David Stillman reported on an unsuccessful funding application that would improve Old Monta Vista’s Safe Routes and sidewalks initiative.
- Erik Lindskog reported on the BP Commission’s inventory of BP projects.
- David Stillman reported Alta Designs report back to the community will be held the last week of February or the first week of March. The specific date TBD.
- The Walk One Week program will be administered by the Cupertino Teen Commission.
- Craig Hofstetter commented on the Phar Lap and Peninsular neighborhoods concern and opposition to the Stevens Creek Trail potential routing through their respective neighborhoods.