Weekly Digest

March 18, 2019 - This week's stories

• Construction starts on U.S. 101 express lanes
• City Council study session on ConnectMenlo General Plan set for March 26
• Trash to Art Contest highlights the importance of reuse
• City to host Safe Routes to School spring party

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March 19 to March 25
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Construction starts on U.S. 101 express lanes

Work begins this week from the San Mateo County/Santa Clara County line to Whipple Avenue on the San Mateo 101 Express Lanes Project. This is a multiyear, multiagency (Caltrans, San Mateo County Transportation Authority, C/CAG) project to reduce traffic congestion and encourage carpooling and transit use on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County. The project will create 22 miles of express lanes on U.S. Highway 101 from the San Mateo...Click to continue

Construction starts on U.S. 101 express lanes

City Council study session on ConnectMenlo General Plan set for March 26

The City Council will hold a study session on the ConnectMenlo General Plan progress since its adoption in 2016. The meeting takes place at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, in the City Council Chambers. The meeting agenda will be published the evening of Thursday, March 21, 2019. This is part of the General Plan two year review and will serve as a check-in and opportunity for members of the public and the City Council to comment on what is working in the...Click to continue

City Council study session on ConnectMenlo General Plan set for March 26

Trash to Art Contest highlights the importance of reuse

Rethink Waste is excited to announce its Trash to Art contest, which is open to students in grades 3-5 within its service area. The contest encourages children to collect recyclable or trash materials and create a piece of art in any medium. The contest has two categories: individual and class. An individual student or a class, depending on the category, must make the art piece. A field trip outing to Safari Run, Sky High or Planet Granite, or a pizza party will be awarded to the...Click to continue

Trash to Art Contest highlights the importance of reuse

City to host Safe Routes to School spring party

Save the date! The City is creating a Citywide Safe Routes to School program and is hosting a fun and interactive event to help educate residents. Join us Sunday, March 24, from 1-4 p.m. at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center (Sequoia Room/Patio), 700 Alma Street. The event will offer both fun and informational opportunities such as: a free mobile bike repair station, bike blender to make free smoothies, bike helmet fittings, opportunity to give feedback for...Click to continue

City to host Safe Routes to School spring party

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