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CP&SD/RWC/KCB Mailed 8/9/02
Decision 02-08-019 August 8, 2002
BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
In the Matter of the Application of the City of Palo Alto for a finding that construction of the Embarcadero Road Bike Path Extension Project along the CalTrain right of way owned by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board located in the City of Palo Alto between Churchill Avenue and Encina Avenue will not create an unsafe condition for the public or the employees or passengers of CalTrain.
(Filed November 16, 2001)
O P I N I O N
The City of Palo Alto (City) proposes to build a pedestrian/bicycle path (Project) west of and parallel to the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB) railroad tracks. The proposed Project will extend from Churchill Avenue in the south to Encina Avenue to the north. The Project will complete the final critical missing gap in the City's bikeway path and provide a continuous bike route from the City's southern city limits with Mountain View to its northern city limits with Menlo Park. A map of the Project vicinity and a plan for the proposed path is included as Attachment A.