Are you fed up with Traffic Congestion? Lack of Parking? Rising Housing Costs? Increased Taxes? If you are a registered voter and Palo Alto resident, please sign the PASZ petition Read more…
PASZ has begun a petition campaign to place a measure on the November ballot to reduce the cap on non-residential construction.
We will be holding a special “all-hands-on-deck” PASZ General Meeting next week!. Discussion will center on a proposed plan to launch an Initiative for the Fall 2018 election regarding non-residential growth in the City of Palo Alto.
At the Public Hearings held on October 23 and October 30, 2017, the Palo Alto City Council considered the Planning & Transportation Commission’s recommendations in order to provide direction to Staff, and certify the Final EIR. Due to a large number of public comments and discussions, this item was continued to the November 13th Council meeting at 6PM.[Read more…]
When one looks at the whole Comprehensive Plan it is clear that the Plan is pushing us to becoming an expanding business center rather than a well-balanced community of residents and workers. [Read more…]
Santa Clara County has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Stanford University’s 2018 General Use Permit (GUP). The Draft EIR and referenced documents are available for review at the following locations: County website: www.sccgov.org/sites/dpd/Programs/Stanford/Pages/GUP2018_CEQA.aspx Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto; Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Rd, Palo Alto […]
UPDATE: On October 5, 2017 the VTA Board of Directors voted to change the language in Item 6.3 to say “Funds will be allocated to projects that most cost effectively utilize Measure B funding.” While this was not the wording we wanted to assure equal distribution of the funds among […]
The DEIR shows that none of the four scenarios results in a Palo Alto that improves life for residents. All four visions result in unavoidable and significantly more traffic and pollution. DEIR study finally provides the data needed to prove that the proposed high density — even with all mitigations […]